Human Services (HMSV)
An analysis of the social needs addressed by human service agencies and an overview of the historical back- ground, development, purposes, career patterns, ethics, and organization of such agencies with emphasis on the not-for profit sector.
Exploration of how cultural diversity within the U.S. and around the world influences the structure and delivery of human services. Emphasis will be on larger organizations such as CARE, Girl Scouts, World Vision, and Amnesty International.
A comprehensive analysis of the role and function of a human service agency management professional. Topics include skills and techniques in the areas of planning, staffing, budgeting, volunteer coordination, risk management, community relations, and advisory or governing board interaction.