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helping


 

assisting people to understand, overcome or cope w/probls. A helper is one who offers such assistance.

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primary reason why indivs choose helping profs


 

desire to help others. & desire for self-exploration.

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communication ability


 

CHARACTERISTIC IMPORTANT FOR ENTRY-LEVEL HUMAN SERVICE PROFL
being tuned into client's message

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prof'l commitment


 

CHARACTERISTIC IMPORTANT FOR ENTRY-LEVEL HUMAN SERVICE PROFL
devoted to well-being of others

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categorization of helping profls - 3 level system


 

specialists, human service profls (generalists & undergrads) & nonprofls (volunteers, little or no training)

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human service profls


 

work under suspervision of specialists (physicians, psycologists, social wkrs, & counselors.
examples: human svc wkrs; case management aide; soc wk assistant; community spt wkrs; mental health aide; comm outreach wkrs; life skill counselor; gerontology aide

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generic focus of human services


 

supported by the broad range of job titles, duties, client groups, and employment settings.

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human service profls roles & responsibilities


 

grouped into 3 categories:
PROVIDE DIRECT SERVICE: behavior changer, caregiver, communicator, crisis intervener, participant empowerer, teacher/educator
PEFORM ADMINISTRATIVE WORK: broker, data manager, evaluator, facilitator of services, planner, report & grant proposal writer, resource allocator
WORK W/THE COMMUNITY: advocate, community & service networker, community planner, consultant, mobilizer; outreach worker

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self awareness


 

the process of learning one's self

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Boundaries


 

Barriers that mediate information flow into and out of a system

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