Fieldwork in the Human Services

Author: Lesley Cooper
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1741150183
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A practical guide for educators and managers involved in supervising field education. Drawing on the experience of academics, clinicians and educators from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK, the collection explores how to make the most of fieldwork experience.

Human Service Agencies

Author: Lupe A. Alle-Corliss
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN:
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This practical and personal guide alerts students to the real-world issues of agency settings--helping them make the most of their agency experience. The authors introduce students to the most salient issues in the field and facilitate the process of professional skill building and introspection that is necessary in becoming an effective helper. Case examples and exercises support and guide students through a variety of settings, client populations, and ethical and legal issues. The importance of diversity-sensitive practice is highlighted throughout the text.

The Human Services Internship Getting the Most from Your Experience

Author: Pamela Myers Kiser
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537483
Format: PDF, ePub
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An internship can be transformative, and this book helps you make sure that's the case. With THE HUMAN SERVICES INTERNSHIP: GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR EXPERIENCE, 4th Edition as your guide, you'll make a meaningful connection between your classroom learning and fieldwork experience. This practical, hands-on text features a unique six-step model that guides you in enhancing self-awareness, integrating the knowledge and values of the profession, recognizing challenging and dissonant situations, decision-making, and follow-through. With exercises and activities designed to get you thinking reflectively about your day-to-day internship experiences right from the start, the author offers you tools to analyze and apply the lessons you've learned to your future career. Chapters focused on ethics, diversity, communication skills, stress management, and other key topics help you integrate your classroom knowledge with your experiences in the field. Supporting you through every stage of the internship process, the book explains what to expect at various points in the internship's development, offers tips for avoiding potential pitfalls, and includes examples of other students' experiences. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Developing Fieldwork Skills

Author: Rosemary Chiaferi
Publisher: Brooks Cole
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Where do I fit in the organization? How can I deal effectively with my supervisors? How do I handle legal and ethical issues? These are some of the most pressing issues interns face when they make the transition from the classroom to the "real world." The authors succeed in creating a book that is thought-provoking and invaluable to human services, counseling, and social work students. The authors draw upon their years of extensive experience--Chiaferi as a psychotherapist and Griffin as a clinical social worker--to provide a first-hand, humanistic, and personable approach to the fieldwork course, effectively addressing the fears and anxieties common to individuals at various stages in their practicum experience.

The Human Services Internship

Author: Pamela Myers Kiser
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
ISBN: 9781111186890
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Integrating theory with real-world practice, THE HUMAN SERVICES INTERNSHIP: GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR EXPERIENCE, International Edition helps students make meaningful connections between classroom learning and their own field experiences through ongoing reflection, analysis, and exercises. This workbook-formatted text reviews and updates basic information that is useful to students in human service field programs. An excellent tool for self-assessment and analysis, the text intersperses exercises through each chapter to engage students in thinking about how the material being discussed relates to their own experiences. A unique six-step model—that students are encouraged to use throughout their field experience—guides students in enhancing self-awareness, integrating the knowledge and values of the profession, recognizing challenging and dissonant situations, decision-making, and follow-through. Chapters on getting started, ethics, cultural diversity, communication, self-care, and other topics help students maximize their learning from experience. Covering information from the beginning to the end of an internship, the text helps students analyze different experiences and situations they encounter on a daily basis in their field work.

Supervision as Collaboration in the Human Services

Author: Michael J. Austin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761926283
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The authors have assembled some of the finest minds in the field of supervision studies to produce Supervision as Collaboration in the Human Services. Key aspects of a learning organization and the process of organizational learning are explored across the various human services (social, mental health, health, and aging), making this an essential core text for graduate and undergraduate students of social work and counselling, as well as for human services supervisors and practitioners.

Human Services in Contemporary America

Author: William Burger
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 049511524X
Format: PDF, Docs
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HUMAN SERVICES IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICA, Seventh Edition, is a thorough examination of the Human Services system in the United States. Providing students a realistic portrayal of the field of human services, the book's multidisciplinary approach presents a complete overview of the helping field, its available programs, and the practical skills workers can employ. The book's unique focus on presenting the history and practice of human services through the lens of a social problems and policy perspective truly sets the book apart from its competitors. Real-life examples in every chapter highlight material on social policy, and useful information on selected careers within the field is discussed along with the necessary training and licensor information. Throughout the text, Burger integrates the theme of understanding how social, economic and political issues affect the human service worker and the people served in human services. In order to highlight the social policy material throughout the text, examples are given in each chapter that highlight personal experiences and other options available to legislators (for example, national health care). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Human Services Internship Getting the Most from Your Experience

Author: Pamela Kiser
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495092266
Format: PDF, Docs
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Make a meaningful connection between your classroom learning and fieldwork experiences, with HUMAN SERVICE INTERNSHIP by Pamela Myers Kiser. This manual features a helpful six-step model that guides you through careful observation, identification and application of relevant knowledge, reflection on personal reactions, identification of dissonance, articulating learning from the experience, and planning for the next step in your work and learning. With exercises and activities designed to get you thinking reflectively about your day-to-day internship experiences right from the start, Pamela Myers Kiser offers you the tools you need to analyze and apply the lessons you’ve learned to your future career. Chapters focused on ethics, diversity, communication skills, stress management, and other important topics will help you to integrate your classroom knowledge with your experiences in the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Managing the Challenges in Human Service Organizations

Author: Michael J. Austin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 141294127X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Specializing in decisions managers need to make under trying circumstances, this casebook prepares current and aspiring managers for the kinds of experiences they are likely to encounter. The cases are inspired by real situations, and are disguised to respect the privacy of the parties involved. The cases in this book are designed to encourage the student to determine how they would act and work towards a resolution of the dilemmas presented.