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Complete, up-to-date coverage of social welfare programs and policies with special coverage of how history, politics, and the economy shape these programsAn Introduction to Human Services: Policy and Practice puts the field of human services into a historical context, provides insights into the social welfare field, and gives concrete examples of how primary intervention strategies are put into daily practice in human service agencies. It presents the many options offered in the field of human services and discusses the stresses that a human service worker will face in day-to-day work, with practical suggestions for avoiding burnout. The text compares the U.S. social welfare systems to systems in other countries, and uses a strong multicultural and social systems approach that distinguishes it from other texts.
Number of Pages: 640
Genre: Political Science
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Author: Betty Reid Mandell & Barbara R. Schram
Street Date: September 13, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-67-2913