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HS 205 Week 1 Measuring Need

Consider the following:




Explain the four different approaches to the measurement of need. Provide an example of a need in your life. What type of need is it?


Focus your attention on concepts and how these concepts relate to the chapter readings or Internet research you choose.

Write a 100- to 350-word assessment detailing your understanding of the concept.




Do you now have a better understanding of the concept?


How can new knowledge of this concept help you in a career in helping professions?


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HS 205 Week 1 Human Services Organization Program Review

Select a Human Services Organization using the list below as a guide:




Child protective agencies


Family preservation agencies


Financial management agencies


Social services agencies


Long-term care facilities


Residential treatment facilities


Locate and discuss the mission of the chosen human services organization.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you answer the following questions:




Identify the target population receiving services from the organization.


Discuss the types of services provided by the chosen organization.


Discuss the perceived or researched success rate of the program and/or organization.


Determine if this program has a volunteer services department.


Discuss community involvement and initiatives that can be developed to help.


Provide a weblink to the organization in your paper.

Format citations in your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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HS 205 Week 2 Understanding Generational Boundaries

Conduct an Internet search using the terms generational, age divide, age gaps, boundaries, age boundaries, or some variation of those terms.

Compile a list of what you feel currently divides different generations. Consider technology and values.

Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper that addresses differences between generations and boundaries, while also addressing each of the questions below:




How can a human sevices professional motivate and mentor clients in different age populations?


Is there a different manner in which human services professionals need to interact with different age populations?


How can human services professionals use this knowledge to build positive relationships among the aging population?


What tools can be used to foster effective communication amongst aging populations?


What are some barriers a human services professional must overcome when working with a client from a different age bracket?


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HS 205 Week 3 Client Rights

Consider the following:




What are client rights, and how are they protected in a controlled environment, like institutions, hospitals, care facilities, and therapeutic care?


Focus your attention on these concepts and how they relate to the chapter readings or Internet research you conduct.

Write a 100- to 350-word assessment detailing your understanding of these concepts.




Do you now have a better understanding of these concepts?


How can this knowledge help you in a career in helping such professionals?


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HS 205 Week 3 Understanding Vulnerable Ethnic Populations

Conduct an Internet search regarding the vulnerability of an ethnic population in the United States.

Use the document to develop your assignment and for research purposes.

Choose one vulnerable ethnic population and discuss the following:




Client rights




Barriers to helping


Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper discussing the following:




Discuss strategies to overcoming the barriers identified with maintaining client confidentiality, and professional and ethical boundaries.


Determine intervention techniques you would use to empower the chosen population.


Discuss current laws that may affect the delivery of client services.


Examine how empowering the chosen, vulnerable population affects our communities and the importance of understanding ethnic populations.


Format citations in your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

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HS 205 Week 4 Intervention, Treatment, and Care Plan Case Studies

Read and analyze the following scenarios:

CASE 1 – “Anna, a 72-year-old woman, has been living in the same home all of her adult life. She has been living alone since her husband of 30 years passed away 5 years prior. Recently, she has displayed behaviors that require 24-hour skilled care (i.e. disrobing, forgetting to take medications, refusing to bathe, inability to dress appropriately, and being verbally and physically aggressive toward her children). Anna’s son has decided to pursue long-term care services for his mother, but Anna is resistant to the idea.”

CASE 2 – “Valerie, a 50-year-old woman with Down syndrome, has expressed the desire to move out of the institution in which she has been living for the past 45 years and into the community. She also has expressed the desire to:




Work in the community


Participate in community activities


Get married and have children


Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that includes answers to the following questions:




What role(s) will human services professionals play in assisting each client to effectively work through their challenging situation?


Discuss the specific needs present in each case and then provide at least two specific resources within the community to assist each client.


Once you have identified available resources, discuss how they can aid in creating positive changes.


Identify the barriers that could surface and discuss how you would overcome the barriers identified.


What is the anticipated outcome of the human services professional’s intervention?


How would the human services professional best support the goals and objectives of Anna and Valerie?


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HS 205 Week 5 Turnover and Resource Management in Human Services Organizations

Conduct an Internet search using the terms social work, high caseload, and turnover. Most state agencies have a direct care workforce turnover report for human services (consider your own state).

Additional Resources: Assigned readings, Electronic Reserve Readings, the Internet, and any additional resources.

Prepare a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation explaining turnover in human services organizations. Include the following:




Discuss why turnover is so prominent in the field of human services. Describe the correlation between high turnover and burnout.


Identify causes of burnout and high turnover rates. How is it addressed in human services organizations?


Explain how unmanageable stress affects the delivery of clients’ services. Analyze methods that encourage self-care for managing this stress.


Discuss the importance of self-care resources and provide a few recommendation strategies amongst human services professionals.


Describe how these strategies can aid in the management of stressful situations in the field.


Format citations in your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

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HS 205 Week 5 Final Course Reflection

Review all assignments completed in this course.

Review all multimedia for this course.

Reflect on the following questions:




What have you learned from this course?


What motivates you to want to work in human services? Has this course made you want to continue to explore options in human services?


Is there any relevant content related to this course of study that was missing?


Write a 200- to 350-word reflection answering the questions above.

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