Bshs 305 Foundations of Human Services Worksheet

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University of Phoenix Material Foundations of Human Services Worksheet Answer, in a 50- to 100-word response, each of the following questions: 1. Identify the four themes of human services. The four themes of human services are self-sufficiency, social care, social control, and rehabilitation. Self-sufficiency gives individuals the power to make decisions for themselves. It also makes them able to take responsibility for their actions and strengthen their self-esteem. Social care is the assisting of clients in meeting their needs socially and focuses on those who cannot take care of themselves. Social control restricts or monitors clients' independence for a length of time because the clients have violated laws of the community (Woodside & McClam, 2012, p. 9). Rehabilitation is designed to enable the individual to function near or at a prior level of independence (Woodside & McClam, 2012, p. 9). 2. Identify professional disciplines that influence human services. Professional disciplines that influence Human Services are sociology, psychology, and anthropology (Woodside & McClam, 2012, p. 11). Sociology is the assessment of an individual and the broader culture and tries to account for while understanding the differences within human culture. It also helps the professionals understand what affects the living, such as family structure and roles. Other things that may affect the living are gender, race, and poverty. Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior. Anthropology is the study of the cultural, physical, and social development of humans. 3. How have societal viewpoints concerning mental illness or health influenced human services over the past three centuries? Mental health has been around since the turning of time. People with mental illness used to be shipped off to
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