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Human Services: Concepts and Intervention Strategies (11th Edition)

Human Services: Concepts and Intervention Strategies (11th Edition)
Author: Joseph J. Mehr - Ronald Kanwischer
ISBN 13: 9780205787265
ISBN 10: 205787266
Edition: 11
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-09-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $155.00

Human Services: Concepts and Intervention Strategies provides a comprehensive grounding in the broad range of careers available in the human services, an introduction to the skills that are required for those careers, and case examples to help students visualize different career choices.

The Eleventh Edition of this trend-setting book offers a comprehensive introduction to the field of human services, with an emphasis on practical application, and increased coverage of multicultural issues.


An undergraduate textbook for students entering human service professions. Describes the traditional systems for dealing with problem behavior, but focuses primarily on newer approaches and concepts such as integrated services, the importance of environment and social institutions, rapid problem solution, and a new consciousness about the direction the field should take. First published in 1980 and last revised in 1992. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)