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Principles of Human Services

Principles of Human Services
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By: Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D.

ISBN: 978-1-63126-531-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2018
Subject: Human Services
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $106.64
School Price: $79.98


Principles of Human Services is an introductory text designed specifically for high school students interested in learning about occupations in the field of human services. The text focuses on the five career pathways within the human services career cluster. Human services related careers in food and nutrition, clothing, and housing are also included. This student-friendly text provides a look at the aptitudes, attitudes, and skills; education and training; and specialized knowledge needed to succeed in a wide variety of human services careers. Students can also discover which careers are expected to experience growth in the future. A wide variety of activities provide built-in opportunities for discussion, higher-order thinking, and collaborative learning.
  • Career Spotlight features give students a closer look at human services careers from the perspective of professionals in the field.
  • Pathway to Success hands-on activities provide opportunities for students to build skills and learn best practices they can apply to their everyday lives now and in the future.
  • Case Studies capture students' interest with real-life scenarios and follow-up questions to involve students in class discussion.

Table of Contents

Learning About Human Services
  1. An Introduction to Human Services
  2. The People Business
  3. What Makes an Effective Human Services Worker?
  4. On the Road to Personal and Professional Success

Preparing for Career Success
  5. Looking Inward: Identifying Your Personal Brand
  6. Looking Outward: Connecting with Human Services
  7. Looking Ahead: Preparing for Workplace Success
Investigating Career Pathways in Human Services
  8. Consumer Services
  9. Counseling and Mental Health Services
10. Early Childhood Development and Services
11. Family and Community Services
12. Personal Care Services

Exploring Human Services Related Careers
13. Entrepreneurial Careers in Human Services
14. Food and Nutrition Related Human Services
15. Clothing Related Human Services
16. Housing Related Human Services

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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Human Services)
   sample Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Human Services)
   sample Chapter 8 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Human Services)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
   sample Chapter 1 (PPS, 2.67 MB)
   sample Chapter 2 (PPS, 2.8 MB)
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Comprehensive Instructor Resources (PDF, 1.73 MB)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Human Services)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


Pre-PAC Correlations
   PDF Domains and Competencies Family and Community Services (PDF, 38 KB)
   PDF Principles of Human Services (PDF, 144 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D. - loves teaching as well as learning. She is a professor at Seattle Pacific University where she encourages students to become creative and successful in their chosen career field. She believes that the mission of family and consumer sciences is the key to a myriad of meaningful and fulfilling careers. Dr. Kato has taught undergraduate students for over 25 years. She currently serves as the Family and Consumer Sciences Department Director. Dr. Kato holds a doctorate in education, a master’s in human ecology, and an undergraduate degree in home economics. She travels extensively spending at least two weeks each year serving in an orphanage, teen home, and prenatal clinic in the Philippines.


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Workbook 978-1-63126-535-8 $24.00$18.00
* Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-536-5 $266.64$199.98*
* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 730 questions 978-1-63126-537-2 $252.00$189.00*
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