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1st Edition

Human Services Dictionary

ISBN 9781583913741
Published January 22, 2003 by Routledge
368 Pages

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Book Description

Written in an interesting, accessible and informative manner, with 1600 entries this book is an ideal reference for human service professionals and students preparing for exams. Special features include: extensive cross-referencing, a directory of human service organizations, short biographies of important figures in the profession, a short history of human services, and specialized and slang terms specific to the human service profession.

Table of Contents

A New Breed of Dictionary for the Human Service Worker in the 21st Century. McPheeters, A Definition of Human Services. The Father of Human Services. McPheeters, Early Steps in Human Services Education. Human Services Terms A to Z.  Resources. Statistical Tests Used in Research; Parametric Tests; Nonparametric Tests; Major Psychoeducational Diagnostic Tools; Sources for Obtaining Ethical Guidelines and Other Pertinent Information; Popular Description Medicines for Psychiatric Conditions; Natural Remedies for Mental Health; Common Prescription Medicines for General Medical Conditions

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Dr. Howard Rosenthal is the Program Coordinator of Human Services at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. He is author of Encyclopedia of Counseling and Favorite Counseling and Therapy Techniques.