SOC 111 HELPER THEORY
SOC 111 – Helper Theory
Course Number & Name: SOC 111 Helper Theory
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Grades of “C” or better in ENG 096 and RDG 096 or placement
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: This course examines ways in which the helping professions intervene in individual, group, community, and societal processes with the goal of improving social functioning.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- demonstrate knowledge of a problem-management-and-opportunity-development framework of the helping process;
- apply a problem-solving approach to the helping process;
- describe the various types of human service agencies that provide service to clients; and
- demonstrate cultural competence when working with diverse client populations.