Print ISBN: 979-8-89179-056-8
# of Pages: 380
# of Volumes: 1
Print List Price: $125
e-ISBN: 979-8-89179-057-5
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Careers in Human Services, Second Edition

November 2024

Understanding the wide net of jobs in human services is important for anyone preparing for a career within them. Careers in Human Services, 2nd Edition, includes chapters on a broad range of occupations including traditional and long-established jobs such as Kindergarten and Elementary School Teacher and Social Worker, as well as in-demand jobs like Human Resources Specialists, Rehabilitation Counselor, and Childcare Worker. This excellent reference also presents possible career paths and high-growth and emerging occupations within this field.

For this second edition, new entries have been added on specialties such as training and development, compensation and benefits, labor relations, and more.

Other occupations in human services include:

  • Career and Technical Education Teachers
  • Fitness Trainers and Instructors
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Occupational and Physical Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Recreational Therapists

Careers in Human Services, 2nd Edition, provides detailed and need-to-know information on various careers involved in the varied world of human services, with completely revised and update profiles and statistics. Each chapter provides a wealth of real-world information including A Day in the Life, Work Environment, Education & Training, Earnings & Advancement, Employment Outlook, and Conversations with Real Professionals, as well as contacts for more information.

This ongoing series serves as a stepping stone in understanding specific careers and provides a wealth of information on the education and training needed within each profession along with a look towards the future of the field with an informative employment outlook.

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This single comprehensive guidebook provides students that are passionate about human services with the necessary insight into the wide array of diverse and dynamic options available to them. The book offers guidance regarding what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, and more. Careers in Human Services is specifically designed for a high school and undergraduate audience and is edited to align with secondary or high school curriculum standards.