2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

CHS 230 Culture, Direct Service and Community Practice

3 hours

The course introduces students to the practice of direct service with the opportunity to increase their self-awareness as sociocultural beings. Topics include the roles and functions of a culturally competent case manager, community organization contexts, current models of case management engagement and intervention, ethical and legal issues, professional development of the human services professional, and approaches to assessment and service delivery from a cultural competence, social justice and community-based framework in the human services. Students will have 10 hours of field education and the opportunity to construct a client case file, which includes the development, implementation, and evaluation of a social-service treatment plan in the context of oppression, racism, marginalization, discrimination, socialization and equitable services and community praxis for a particular client or population.




ENG 101; and CHS 150 or CSL 150


Formerly CSL 230 Case Management in Human Services