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Human services in contemporary America

Author: William Burger
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson Brooks/Cole, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Presents an overview of the helping field, its available programs, and the practical skills you can use in your career. This book presents the history and practice of human services through a social  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Burger
ISBN: 049511524X 9780495115243
OCLC Number: 145732766
Description: xvi, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1: Human Services in the United States Today. 2: Groups in Need. 3: Human Services in Historical Perspective. 4: Theoretical Perspectives. 5: The Human Services Worker. 6: Careers in Human Services. 7: Social Policy. 8: Prevention in Human Services. 9: Current Controversies and Issues.
Responsibility: William R. Burger.
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