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Author(s)Marianne Woodside and Tricia McClam
Publish YearJanuary 2011


"An Introduction to Human Services, 7th edition International Edition" provides a uniquely practical and comprehensive introduction to the human services profession. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience as accomplished practitioners, educators, and researchers, the text defines human services, reviews the historical development of the field and provides a solid grounding in its fundamental concepts such as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, and empowering clients. The text also thoroughly explores both the current state of this dynamic and rapidly evolving profession and the essential real-world skills students will need to succeed within it. Every chapter includes compelling case studies to illustrate the practical applications of key concepts and prepare students to effectively address issues they are likely to encounter as working professionals.