Human Service Agencies: An Orientation to Fieldwork

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Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 1998 - Medical - 271 pages
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This practical and personal guide alerts readers to the real-world issues of agency settings--helping them make the most of their agency experience. The authors introduce readers to the most salient issues in the field and facilitate the process of professional skill building and introspection that is necessary in becoming an effective helper. Case examples and exercises support and guide readers through a variety of settings, client populations, and ethical and legal issues.

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A husband and wife team, Randy and Lupe both possess the wonderful combination of teaching skills and hands-on practice experience. Both authors have a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, and are members of the Society of Clinical Social Workers and National Association of Social Workers. Randy is also an active member of NOHSE (National Organization of Human Service Educators). They are both lecturers in the Human Services program at California State University, Fullerton, where they have taught practicum, fieldwork and internship classes for the past 18 years. Randy and Lupe are both licensed clinical social workers who also work full-time in the Department of Psychiatry at Kaiser Permanente and have a small private practice.

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