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COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Human Services
CRN: 49270
Spring, 2014


First Name: Paula
Last Name: Anderson
Phone Number: 765-631-3511 (text only please)
Email (Ivy Tech Email): [email protected]

Instructor’s Supervisor:
First Name: Emily
Last Name: Reeder
Phone Number: 764-289-2291, ext.1106
Email (Ivy Tech Email): [email protected]

Online Learning Support:
First Name: Cindy
Last Name: Barr
Phone Number: (765) 289-2291 ext. 1465
Email (Ivy Tech Email): [email protected]

COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Human Services
PREREQUISITES: Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of “C” or better in ENGL 025 Introduction to College Writing II or ENGL 093 Introduction to College Writing and ENGL 032 Reading Strategies for College II or ENGL 083 Reading Strategies for College. SCHOOL: Public and Social Service

PROGRAM: Human Services

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Explores the history of human services, career opportunities, and the role of the human service worker. Focuses on target populations and community agencies designed to meet the needs of various populations.

MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to: 1. Discuss the development of the human service worker.
2. Examine the history of the human service profession.
3. Identify the relationship of the human services profession to social work and psychology. 4. Recognize the codes of ethics as defined by the National Organization of Human Services National Association of Social Workers, and other helping professions. 5. Discuss cultural diversity and its impact on human services. 6. Understand the importance of confidentiality, client autonomy, reliability, and responsibility. 7. Compare careers and salary ranges available for human service workers. 8. Identify target populations and specific needs of these groups. 9. Formulate an understanding of the roles of the human service worker. 10. Identify factors associated with burnout in human service workers.

COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -
History and recent influences Concepts and definitions of human services Human service theories Helping services for individuals and groups Necessary skills and values Human services as a career

Law and ethics Helping special populations
Avoiding burnout Emerging issues and trends


Title: Introduction to Human services, 3rd Edition
Author: Martin
Edition: 3
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 13: 978-0-205-84805-8
ISBN 10: 0-205-84505-2

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In the future, it is advised that students order textbooks and materials before the start of the semester. Students should use a copy of their course schedule to accurately order books and materials. Course schedules can be printed from Campus Connect by logging in at

Students who live in Indiana and surrounding states will normally receive their book order within one day from the time the book is shipped from the warehouse.  Paying for overnight shipping on textbook orders from the bookstore is normally not a good use of money as it does not ensure overnight processing of the order – it only ensures that once the book order has been processed, it will be shipped out overnight.

Technology Needs & Resources
Because this is a web-based course, it is expected that all students who enroll in the course have Internet access and a basic understanding of computer use (e.g., using e-mail, sending attachments via e-mail, using web browsers, using word processing software such as Microsoft Word). Also, it is expected that all students will regularly check their Ivy Tech e-mail accounts (located in Campus Connect) and/or Blackboard messages as indicated below. It is recommended that students log into their course and also check email at least every 48 hours. Email is the PRIMARY method that the college will utilize to contact students. Instructors may use other communication tools, so students should read the Course Communication of this s...

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