Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential for human services professionals. By effectively communicating with clients and other professionals, you better meet client needs and influence change. In this course and throughout the program, you have the opportunity to hone these communication skills through Discussions and Assignments.
For this Assignment, view the webinar “Developing a Paper: From Discussion Post to Course Paper” in this week’s Learning Resources. Consider how you might use this week’s Discussion posting to create a cohesive paper and effectively communicate your ideas.
To complete this Assignment:
By Day 7
Write a 2- to 3- page paper.
With the “Developing a Paper: From Discussion Post to Course Paper” webinar in mind, use this week’s Discussion posting to develop and write a 2- to 3-page paper on service strategies.
Reminder: Proper formatting and APA citations are required. Refer to the Writing Template for Course Papers for additional guidance.
Note: To access this week’s required library resources, please click on the link to the Course Readings List, found in the Course Materials section of your Syllabus.
Reid Mandell, B., & Schram, B. (2012). An introduction to human services: Policy and practice (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education.
· Chapter 3, “Intervention Strategies” (pp. 79–104)
In this chapter, the authors describe direct-service and systems-change intervention strategies. They also explain ways to implement these strategies.
McEwen, E. (2009). The public/private partnership. Policy & Practice of Public Human Services, 67(2), 11–13.