Jul 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 201 - Introduction to Human Services

3 Credit(s)

Students will be introduced to a wide array of social and personal problems that are addressed by the field of human services. Students will explore the way economics and history shape current social welfare programs and policies. The philosophical foundation of the human service movement as well as career opportunities in the field will be examined. Trends and intervention strategies for a number of service systems will be introduced. The impact of diversity and trauma informed care on service delivery will be explored.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of Human Services delivery system.
  2. Identify various systems that make up Human Services.
  3. List a range of Human Service worker competencies and career paths.
  4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the ethics and principles of the Human Services worker

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