This course integrates secular helping skills with faith-based healing practices in human services. Students will gain an understanding of community empowerment models of recovery and their interaction with faith and spiritual beliefs. The course explores issues of cultural competence, ethical practice and helping/healing relationships. Human services practices are discussed in the context of systems that promote recovery and resilience. The course concludes with a description of alternative healing resources that support optimal living.
BHHS 131 - Faith and Spirituality in Human Services
Credit Hours: 3