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HUS 101: Intro to Human Services, Prof. Moss-King: Keywords

Human services - facilities, issues, and occupations

Health and human services:  emphasizing disability services and social work.

Human services professionals – Includes both professional and paraprofessional jobs.

The Facilities

  • Community mental health centers
  • Family, child, and youth service agencies
  • Correctional facilities
  • Mental health centers
  • Halfway houses
  • Group home settings

The Issues (very brief sampling)

  • Aging
  • Drug / substance abuse
  • Family violence
  • Alcoholism
  • Intellectual disabilities / Mental disabilities


Examples of professions within Health and Human services:

Case Worker

Family Support Worker

Youth Worker

Social Service Liaison

Residential Counselor

Behavioral Management Aide

Case Management Aide

Eligibility Counselor

Alcohol Counselor

Adult Day Care Worker

Drug Abuse Counselor

Life Skills Instructor

Client Advocate

Neighborhood Worker

Social Service Aide

Group Activities Aide

Social Service Technician

Therapeutic Assistant

Probation Officer

Case Monitor Parole Officer

Child Advocate

Gerontology Aide

Juvenile Court Liaison

Home Health Aide

Group Home Worker

Child Abuse Worker

Crisis Intervention Counselor

Mental Health Aide

Community Organizer

Intake Interviewer

Community Outreach Worker

Social Work Assistant

Psychological Aide

Halfway House Counselor

Rehabilitation Case Worker

Residential Manager

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