Unit1NP DUE 07/09/19
Instructions (for both discussions)
250 words Minimum, 500 words MAX
Answer questions fully and completely
Human service leaders may be involved in roles or programs that cross multiple sectors and programs. The range of skills required is increasingly more complex.
In your initial post, based on your reading for this week, discuss how changing trends and practices in social and human service programs have impacted service delivery. Address the following questions:
Individuals who enter into a human service area of practice often start from an altruistic perspective and a desire to help a particular population. Getting into the field and discovering value incongruence and the high level of bureaucratic demands—regardless of whether the organization is a government, nonprofit, or for-profit human service organization—can result in disillusionment or departure from the field.
In your initial post, suggest ways a human service program leader can manage the competing demands of bureaucratic standards. What actions can leaders or managers take to help service delivery personnel retain motivation and job satisfaction?