Write an explanation of what it means to be a generalist in the field of human services. Explain one specific example of how generalist, holistic care would be beneficial for Jean in the Hart City scenario. F
Identifying Special Interests in Human Services:
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Chapter 1, “What Are Human Services? What Do Human Service Workers Do?” (pp. 1–21)
Chapter 2, “The Changing Nature of the Helping Process” (pp. 22–55)
Walden University (Producer). (2020b). Hart City [Interactive media]. Walden University Blackboard. https://class.waldenu.edu
Note: Begin by visiting the Hart City Community Center and view the scenario about Jean. Then, explore the other organizations in Hart City and the services and programs they offer.
Winfield, C., Sparkman-Key, N. M., & Vajda, A. (2017). Interprofessional collaboration among helping professions: Experiences with holistic client care. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 9, 66–73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjep.2017.08.004