Welcome to the

Introduction to Human Services

HS 100 page


still under continuous construction


It is hoped that this page will help you with your understanding of this

Broad field of Human Services.

You will be able to access my lecture notes byclicking on the link to the

chapter your interested in.

 HS 100 Syllabus a generic version 

Final Paper

Final paper requirements


                                    You can email me at rhalvers@fvcc.edu




What is Human Services?

History of Human Services

Brill's 9 forces affecting America

Agencies of Change

Identifying problems and Causes


 Populations and systems in Human Services

Human Services Consumer Rights

 Legal and Ethical Issues

Contemporary Strategies

Assessment, Planning, Brokering

Social Interventions

Tool Box 1

Link to Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services

Revisions of pl 104-193><> 

  Human Services Page

The New Social Worker>

Social work/Human Services links

Department of Human Services Washington State

Here is the link to Jim Soular's APA talk

APA example 1

APA example 2

Rick's APA web page

APA style questions

National Organization of Human Service Education

APA crib sheet page

Click on the link below for an interesting article on poverty

AEI publication Why Poverty Doesn't Rate

1974 Documentary on Warm Springs State Hospital and Boulder River School and Hospitall

Copy of Getting Services to People in Need Power Pt.

tEvidence based practice the movie

What is Human Services the movie

University of Montana Social Work Department

Salish Kootenai College

Other Social work links

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