HSV 110R : Introduction to Social Services
This course will provide an introduction to the field of social services. An overview of the historical and philosophical roots of the profession, including information from psychology and sociology, will be presented. The course examines the range and diversity of service delivery models, program settings, and populations served. Current issues and trends along with challenges and opportunities within the field are highlighted. The roles and responsibilities of the social services worker and career and professional development planning will be emphasized.