This week, the additional reading examines the development of community partnerships as a way to not only better the environment but also the Human Services professional. It highlights how working in and with a community exposes the professional to betterment action and personal growth.
Read the article:
As you read the article, reflect on the following questions:
- What is the role of community collaboration as it pertains to Human Services program effectiveness?
- The case study within the article describes Human Services students working within the community and how doing so increases their self-efficacy. How would this translate if it discussed the work Human Service organizations do within a community? What are the benefits for the organization?
- How can using a systems approach to Human Services work impact an organization’s community reputation?
- The article mentions the importance of self-efficacy for the Human Services professional. What does this mean to you?
Include your answer to each numbered question in a Word document. The focus for this assignment is on the quality of your answers, not how they are formatted.