Conduct an interview with one local person in the youth/human services area
Conduct an interview with one local person in the youth/human services area: teachers, social workers, youth case managers, child and adolescent counselors, school counselors, clinical mental health counselors, addictions counselors, marriage and family counselors, etc.. The interview can be via Zoom, phone, or email. This paper should be no more than 3 pages and will be uploaded to Canvas to submit. These interviews should cover the following topics:
Name of professional, contact information, place of employment
What are the professional’s credentials (e.g., degree, license, etc.)
How did the professional come to work in human/youth services? Their motivation, drive?
The professionals beliefs and knowledge about ethical dilemmas presented at their place of employment.
What are common issues, diagnosis, developmental or other mental health disorders do they work with and what skills or techniques are often used?
Ways the employer and individual professional promote self-care
Roles and functions of youth/human services professionals, issues of child abuse, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
Levels of collaboration, issues of addiction and working with the family is part of the day-to-day functions
Youth/human service professionals roles and use of local, regional, or national resources
Supervision and professionalism models, practices and processes.
Current labor market information relevant to opportunities for practice within the youth/human service profession. Current employment opportunities and job market?
Ways to address institutional and social barriers that limit access, equity, and success for clients
Student reflection on the information and insights gained by completing this interview.
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