Bshs 305 Essay

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1. Identify the four themes of human services. Problems in living is something humans face when they are unable to meet their own needs. The need for self-sufficiency happens when an individual is unable to financially meet his or her own needs. The growing number of problems in the modern world, this is when one feels isolated from their community. Social care, social control and rehabilitation, social care is assisting clients in meeting their social needs, social control is for an individual who is unable to care for their self, and rehabilitation is returning an individual to a prior level of functioning. 2. Identify professional disciplines that influence human services. Sociology as a discipline examines the ways human societies influences the people who live in these societies. Psychology as a discipline examines the humans mind and behaviors. Anthropology as a discipline examines the cultural, physical, and social development of humans. With each discipline being different, they all bring a unique perspective to understanding the nature of humans and their behaviors. 3. How have societal viewpoints concerning mental illness or health influenced human services over the past three centuries? In early history mental illness was once viewed as an evil spirit in someone, as time went on those with mental illness were put into an insane asylum where the women were chained to walls and the men were chained by the neck to one another. “by the 19th centuries, states began to separate people with mental illness and those with developmental disabilities” ( Woodside & McClam, 2011) now with the correct exams and diagnoses those with mental disability are put on the correct medication and offered assistance with their living needs. 4. How have societal viewpoints concerning child welfare influenced human services over the past

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