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HUMN 2010 Introduction to Human Services: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

HUMN 2010 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Abramovitz, M. (2005). The largely untold story of welfare reform and the human services. Social Work, 50(2), 175–186.

Bernfeld, G. A. (2006). The struggle for treatment integrity in a ’dis-integrated’ service delivery system. The Behavior Analyst Today, 7(2), 188–205.

Bliss, D. L. (2007). Implementing an outcomes measurement system in substance abuse treatment programs. Administration in Social Work, 31(4), 83–100.

Carrilio, T. (2005). Looking inside the 'black box': A methodology for measuring program implementation and informing social services policy decisions. Social Policy Journal, 4(3/4), 1–17.

Foster-Fishman, P. G., & Behrens, T. R. (2007). Systems change reborn: Rethinking our theories, methods, and efforts in human services reform and community-based change. American Journal of Community Psychology, 39(3/4), 191–196.

Groene, O., & Branda, L. A. (2006). Improving the performance of the health service delivery system? Lessons from the Towards Unity for Health Projects. Education for Health: Change in Training & Practice, 19(3), 298–307.

Hicks-Coolick, A., Peters, A., & Zimmermann, U. (2007). How ‘deserving’ are the most vulnerable homeless? Journal of Poverty, 11(1), 135–141.

Huang, L., Stroul, B., Friedman, R., Mrazek, P., Friesen, B., Pires, S., & Mayberg, S. (2005). Transforming mental health care for children and their families. American Psychologist, 60(6), 615–627.

Kirby, J. B. (2008). Poor people, poor places and access to health care in the United States. Social Forces, 87(1), 325–355.

Libby, M. K., & Austin, M. J. (2002). Building a coalition of non-profit agencies to collaborate with a county health and human services agency: The Napa County behavioral health committee of the Napa coalition of non-profits. Administration in Social Work, 26(4), 81–99.

Maccio, E. M., & Doueck, H. J. (2002). Meeting the needs of the gay and lesbian community: Outcomes in the human services. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 14(4), 55–73.

Power, A. K., & Chawla, N. (2008). Transformations in collaborative healthcare. Families, Systems, & Health, 26(4), 459–465.

Reeve, B. B., Burke, L. B., Chiang, Y., Clauser, S. B., Colpe, L. J., Elias, J. W., . . . Werner, E. M. (2007). Enhancing measurement in health outcomes research supported by agencies within the US Department of Health and Human Services. Quality of Life Research, 16(Suppl. 1), 175–186.

Schatz, M. S., & Flagler, M. N. (2004). Examining how professionals describe the strengths perspective in their practice. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 9(2),63–88.

Shinn, M., Rosario, M., Mørch, H., & Chestnut, D. E. (1984). Coping with job stress and burnout in the human services. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 46(4), 864–876.

Snowden, L. R., Masland, M., & Guerrero, R. (2007). Federal civil rights policy and mental health treatment for persons with limited English proficiency. American Psychologist, 62(2), 109–117.

Stange, K. C. (2009). A science of connectedness. Annals of Family Medicine, 7(5), 387–395.

Stuart, G. W., Hoge, M. A., Morris, J. A., Adams, N., & Daniels, A. S. (2009). The Annapolis coalition report on the behavioral health workforce needs of the United States. International Journal of Mental Health, 38(1), 46–60.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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