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Human Services: Contemporary Issues and Trends (3rd Edition)

Human Services: Contemporary Issues and Trends (3rd Edition)
Author: Howard S. Harris - David C. Maloney - Franklyn M.
ISBN 13: 9780205327706
ISBN 10: 205327702
Edition: 3
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2003-10-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 430
List Price: $129.40

Human Services introduces defines, and analyzes the movement behind human services theory and application through articles by well-known scholars in the field.

The Third Edition includes new information on substance abuse, teen pregnancy aid, technology, social change, and the empowerment educational model.

Social workers and anyone interested in the field.


To keep pace with evolving challenges for human service practitioners, this edition (previous, 1996) contains 31 views on: redefining ideas about human services; the role of education in training to deliver help; entry-level skills, values, and standards; career concerns; client populations; prevention, promotion, and politics; and emerging issues and trends re: deinstitutionalization, cultural diversity, technology, and research. Intended as a primary or supplementary introductory text, with discussion issues and suggested readings. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.