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Springfield, Massachusetts


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HUSB 304

A Critical Overview of Human Services

Describe the political-historical evolution of human services in the SUnited States. Analyze the root causes of service recipient problems and compare social control, adjustment, and transformative strategies of intervention. Examine the power relations and isms embedded in human service bureaucracies; explore professional-client, management-labor relations, and common ethical dilemmas. Research exemplary human service models, define and creatively apply principles of progressive practice in ones own area

Units: 3.0