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Overview

Human Services Program

Human services is a complex social system designed to prevent, identify, and respond to the problems people can experience in daily living, such as poverty, abuse, illness, and social isolation. The Human Services Program prepares students for entry-level human services employment and for graduate study in related fields.

General Goals for Learning
Students:

  • Understand the interactive nature of persons and their environments;
  • Are able to select, plan, implement, and evaluate interventions designed to improve daily life, and promote human well-being;
  • Possess the range of communication and information management skills necessary for various professional human services roles; and
  • Engage in reflective ethical practice, guided by self-awareness and professional self-management.
     
For more information contact:
Social Science Chair Human Services Program Coordinator
David Lynch, Ph.D.
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #1430
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1526
dlynch@smumn.edu

Valerie Edwards Robeson, M.S.S.W.
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #1457
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1665
vedwards@smumn.edu