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Service Learning Project

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Gene Eden, Director of Student Life

Phone Number: 610-799-1146



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HUS 120 Communication and Interviewing

Course Description:  A practical course focusing on the knowledge and skills of the helping process.  Students will develop the helping skills needed for entry level workers in human service settings.  Emphasis will be on the practical application of interviewing, basic counseling communication, and basic case management skills.  The components of interpersonal communications and interviewing techniques are studied with a particular focus on giving and receiving information in the interview setting.  Helping skills for diverse populations will be presented.  Professional ethics within the helping process will be explored

Social Work Competencies:

  • Demonstrate self-awareness of who one is and why one is choosing to pursue the profession of social work
  • Demonstrate professional behavior in demeanor, behavior, appearance, communication, and role
  • Identify how to manage personal values in a way that allows professional values to guide practice
  • Describe and begin to apply generalist practice assessment models
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of difference in shaping life experiences
  • Integrate the ethical standards outlined by the National Association of Social Workers




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