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Human Services: Human Services Professional Publications
Human services is an interdisciplinary discipline with the objective of meeting human needs through an applied knowledge base, focusing on prevention as well as remediation of problems, and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life
What is Human Services
The field of Human Services is broadly defined, uniquely approaching the objective of meeting human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focusing on prevention as well as remediation of problems, and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life of service populations. The Human Services profession is one which promotes improved service delivery systems by addressing not only the quality of direct services, but also by seeking to improve accessibility, accountability, and coordination among professionals and agencies in service delivery.
The Professional Counselor: Research and Practice (TPC)
The Professional Counselor (TPC) is the official, peer-reviewed, open-access, electronic journal of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), dedicated to research and commentary on empirical, theoretical and innovative topics in the profession of counseling and related areas. The goal in establishing TPC was to create an exciting new resource for the counseling profession with relevant material and interactive features.
The leading source for the latest research in the profession, Journal of Human Services, is published once each year and distributed each fall to current members as part of NOHS's membership benefits. The principal audiences of the Journal of Human Services are human service faculty members, administrators, practitioners, and undergraduate and graduate students in human services. The Journal publishes articles, brief notes, and critical reviews of instructional materials and scholarly books pertaining to topics including teaching methods, models of internships, faculty development, career paths of graduates, credentialing, accreditation, models of undergraduate and graduate study, clinical issues in human service treatment, and supervision of human service practitioners.