2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

AFR 145 Introduction to Community Justice in Human Systems

3 hours 

This course is an overview of the human services profession, community practices, and the variety of ways to meet human needs through promoting justice. Students study the values, theories, skills, and techniques used in the fields of human services, asset-based community development, and community justice - to strengthen the capacity of formal and informal systems of social support. Through course work, practical experience, and active learning methods, this course focuses on both the prevention and remediation of problems, and the enhancement of individual and community quality of life. AFR 145 starts students on the journey to become self-reflective caregivers, community leaders, and/or change makers, with the ethical and cultural competencies essential for human services practice in both the public and private sectors. 10 hours of field experience required.