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BSHS 335 Assignment Human Services Competencies Questionnaire

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Human Services Competencies Questionnaire You have been asked by your supervisor to help develop a questionnaire that will be used to determine the competencies of human service professionals applying for a position with your human service agency. Your supervisor has already developed five questions for the questionnaire listed below. You have been tasked to create five additional questions that will help address the following: • The applicant’s method for handling ethical issues. • The applicant’s plan for staying current in his or her area of expertise and for receiving continuing education. • The applicant’s approach to boundaries and multiple relationships. • The applicant’s commitment to multicultural competence.


After creating your five additional questions, your supervisor has asked that you test the questionnaire by creating complete and detailed responses, as if you were one of the professionals applying for the position, to all 10 questions. Complete the questionnaire, utilizing complete and detailed responses, as if you were one of the professionals applying for the position by answering ALL 10 questions. • How would you describe the purpose of boundaries within the field of human services? • How do you know when someone is demonstrating multicultural competence? • What is the first thing you do when faced with an ethical issue in your field of practice? • Would you describe yourself as having professional competence? Why or why not? • Which of the professional Codes of Ethics do you follow? How do you apply them to multiple relationships for human service workers? ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Codes of Ethics and Decision-Making Models Comparative Charts and Response

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Codes of Ethics and Decision-Making Models Comparative Charts and Response Human services professionals often need to make ethical decisions when providing support to clients. There several Codes of Ethics established by various associations to guide human service professionals when they encounter these situations. Research the organizations and their Codes of Ethics listed in the Code of Ethics Comparative Chart below. Complete the Code of Ethics Comparative Chart by recording each association’s guidelines regarding responsibilities to their clients, limitations to confidentiality, cultural considerations, and other important themes. Note: the last row in the chart is an opportunity for you to list your personal values towards responsibilities to their clients, limitations to confidentiality, cultural considerations, and other ethical considerations. Code of Ethics Comparative Chart Organization Responsibility to client Limitations to Confidentiality Cultural Considerations Other Important Themes Organization of Human Services (NOHS) American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)


National Association of Social Workers (NASW) American Psychological Association (APA) American Counseling Association (ACA) Your Personal Values Complete the Decision-Making Models Comparative Chart to compare three popular models of ethical decision-making approaches. Decision-Making Models Comparative Chart Models Characteristics of the model Advantages of the model Disadvantages of the model Feminist model Social constructionist model Transcultural integrative model

Write a 300-word response in which you:

• Explain the role of ethics in the human services profession. • Summarize how various codes of ethics and standards of practice apply to the field of human services. • Explain which code of ethics and decision-making model resonates most closely with your personal and professional values. • How might these three factors impact your effectiveness as a human services professional?


• Describe how you would use this code of ethics and decisionmaking model to help you when facing specific professional ethical dilemmas. • Discuss why it is important to use an interdisciplinary approach in instances of ethical dilemmas. ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 1 DQ 1

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What would you do if you saw a friend who worked in the helping professions violate their Code of Ethics. What steps would you follow to address this situation? ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 1 DQ 2

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What would you do if you saw a friend who worked in the helping professions violate their Code of Ethics. What steps would you follow to address this situation? ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 2 DQ 1

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What are the limits to confidentiality? Describe a situation in which you might breach confidentiality. What are the legal and ethical implications of such a decision? ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 2 DQ 2

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Describe some situations in which a health service provider could compromise their ethical duties due their duty to protect? ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 2 Ethical Case Study (Case Illustration 9.2)

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Select one of the Case Illustrations within the chapters, or the Concluding Case Illustrations at the end of chapters, from Ch. 1-9 of Ethical Practice in the Human Services. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper applying the following information: • Summarize the situation. • Outline the role of the human services professional in the facilitation of client self-determination, in least intrusive intervention, and in least restrictive environment.


• Identify the ethical dilemmas present in the case. • Describe how you, as a human services professional, would approach this ethical dilemma while doing the following: • Respecting confidentiality • Providing informed consent • Considering duty to warn and duty to protect Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 2 Ethical Case Study (Chapter 7, Case Illustration 7.1)

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Select one of the Case Illustrations within the chapters, or the Concluding Case Illustrations at the end of chapters, from Ch. 1-9 of Ethical Practice in the Human Services.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper applying the following information:


• Summarize the situation. • Outline the role of the human services professional in the facilitation of client self-determination, in least intrusive intervention, and in least restrictive environment. • Identify the ethical dilemmas present in the case. • Describe how you, as a human services professional, would approach this ethical dilemma while doing the following: • Respecting confidentiality • Providing informed consent • Considering duty to warn and duty to protect Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 3 DQ 1

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What would you do in a situation where a client came to you with a substance abuse issue however; you have not received training in substance abuse treatment. What steps would you take to ensure the client receives the appropriate interventions?


---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 3 DQ 2

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Why is it important to maintain appropriate boundaries? What are the ramifications of failing to maintain healthy boundaries? ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 3 Individual Assignment Assessment Questionnaire and Summary(2 Papers)

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This Tutorial Contains 2 Papers


You have been assigned the task of creating an assessment to measure the competency of caseworkers who are being considered for a position in your family counseling practice.

Resource: University of Phoenix Material: Questionnaire form located on the student website.

Complete the Questionnaire form by creating 10 questions, which you believe will determine the competencies of these caseworkers.

Questions should address the following:

· Question(s) concerning the caseworker’s method for handling ethical issues. · Questions(s) concerning the caseworker’s plan for staying current in their area of expertise and for receiving continuing education. · Question(s) concerning the caseworker’s procedure for maintaining accurate and complete client records. · A specific question or scenario that requires the caseworker to determine whether to abide by “duty to warn” or “duty to protect”.

Complete the questionnaire as if you were applying for the position.


Write a 350-to 500-word summary for your superior explaining why this person should be considered for the position in your family counseling practice.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Post the questionnaire and the summary as two separate documents to your assignment forum. ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 4 Assignment Group Service Analysis

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Locate three different human service groups provided near or within your community (support groups for addiction, weight loss support groups, groups for new moms, etc). Obtain information about the groups via their website, by making a phone call, sending an email, or visiting the group in person.


Prepare a 350- to 500-word overview of each group in which the following components are addressed: What kinds of services are provided by this group? Should members be pre-screened for any reason? Why or why not? What specific training and experience do you feel is essential to be ethical and effective with this group? What kinds of ethical dilemmas may arise in this type of group? Which code(s) of ethics would be relevant to this group? Explain how these codes address the needs of the group? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 4 DQ 1

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Will there be times that you may have group members that are involuntary or mandated to attend? When might this occur? ----------------------------------------------


BSHS 335 Week 4 DQ 2

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What challenges may arise relating to confidentiality when working with couples. What steps can you take to prevent a breach of ethics/confidentiality? ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 5 DQ 1

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How does technology and media connect people to the community? What are the effects of these connections on human well-being? ----------------------------------------------


BSHS 335 Week 5 DQ 2

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What community efforts have been developed in your area to decrease substance abuse? How effective are these efforts? How can they be improved? ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 5 Self Evaluation Paper

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Envision that you are a Human Services worker at the local Community Family Homeless shelter. You are preparing for the Holiday gift giving event by matching the donated gifts to your


clients. You consider yourself to be an ethical professional. However, you are questioning whether it is ethical to switch the gift tag on one gift. One of the little girls at the shelter lost her favorite "American Girl" doll and has been crying about her lost doll since she and her family arrived at the shelter. Today, you see that a "American Girl" doll gift is tagged to another child at the shelter. What do you do? Review the Codes of Ethics and Decision-Making Models Comparative Charts and Response that you completed for Week 2.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you discuss your ethical decision to switch the tag or not:

• Include how you apply the ethical guidelines to make an informed ethical decision. • Identify your personal and professional values and attitudes regarding the ethical situation • Describe how you will ensure that you are engaged in an ethical human service practice Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ---------------------------------------------BSHS 335 Week 5 Supervisory Relationships Presentation

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Prepare a 4- to 6-slide PowerPoint® presentation on the nature of supervisory relationships and ethics for human services professionals. Address the following in your presentation: • Summarize one standard from a professional code of ethics that you feel is most relevant to supervision in the human services field, and explain why. • What types of support will you need from a supervisor throughout your work in the field of human services? • What will your legal and ethical responsibilities be if you become a supervisor? • What types of ethical issues might you face in your supervisory relationships? ----------------------------------------------

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