An Introduction to Human Services
Woodside and McClam's text provides a solid introduction to the profession of human services. It provides a historical context of the field as well as a practical overview of the profession and the skills needed to succeed as a human services worker. Readers explore such concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, training generalists, and empowering clients.
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