Professional Issues in Human Services

BSHS321 - Professional Issues in Human Services

Credits: 3

The field of Human Services is uniquely defined as a discipline focusing on meeting human needs through prevention, intervention, and advocacy to improve the overall quality of life of vulnerable populations. In this seminar-style class, students deeply explore the needs, challenges, and related social policies and services for a topic of contemporary relevance.  Analysis of the selected topic will include looking at issues from historical and cultural perspectives. Each Professional Topics course will have a specific focus, archived on the William James College website. This course is considered writing intensive and qualifies as a general education social science elective.