Apr 19, 2018
SHSV 110 Introduction to Social and Human Services
The student will receive an introduction to the field of Social and Human services, including the history, philosophy, and current delivery systems to a diverse client population.
Prerequisites: ENGL 093 (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 099 or higher) and ABED 040 (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087 or higher)
Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.
This course teaches to the global outcome of Information Literacy.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Describe the historical development of human services and the changing philosophies in the field of social service
- Appreciate individual strengths and weaknesses in their clients and themselves
- Recognize and strengthen effective team-building skills in self and others
- Evaluate the variety of practical skills connected with the multiple roles required, e.g. direct service provider, community liaison, and administrator/manager
- Model effective interpersonal communication skills i.e. verbal, written, and non-verbal, as they relate to client interaction
- Design an initial system of information and resource management
- Assess individual client needs through problem solving and critical thinking
- Research and interpret professional journals and other sources to identify potential grant opportunities
Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50