Overviews social welfare and the societal institutions in the U.S. that structure the provision of social services. Presents a historical perspective on the development of U.S. social work and human services. Highlights current service delivery systems, their policies and procedures, and the tasks of culturally responsive social workers and human service workers within those settings.
Provides the student who is participating in a supervised field experience in a community organization, agency, or institution with a weekly class meeting that provides the academic element to the experiential course offering. Provides the student with an opportunity to develop skills that would facilitate gaining employment in the human services field.
Facilitates a supervised field experience in the area of Social Work/Human Services (community organization, agency, or institution) allowing the student to apply practitioner and organizational knowledge, and learn new skills outside the classroom environment. Provides students with an opportunity to develop skills in preparation for gaining employment in the human services field.