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helping

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

primary reason why indivs choose helping profs

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

communication ability

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

prof'l commitment

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

categorization of helping profls - 3 level system

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

human service profls

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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

generic focus of human services

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

human service profls roles & responsibilities

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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

self awareness

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the process of learning one's self

Boundaries

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Barriers that mediate information flow into and out of a system