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Some of the roles performed by Human Service workers include:

  • counselor to those who need support
  • broker to help people use community resources
  • teacher of daily living skills
  • advocate for those who are unable to advocate for themselves
  • mediator between clients and between clients and agencies
  • caregiver to children, elders, and disabled adults

Links:

National Organization for Human Service Education

Psychology Department

Sociology and Anthropology Department