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Human Services

  • Human Services

    The Human Services field is a broadly defined one, uniquely 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.

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  • Ready to take your writing skills to the next level?

    The UAA Dept. of Human Services Writing Lab provides a flexible and fluid learning environment for students to improve their professional writing and communication skills. The writing lab is a non-credit opportunity offered to any student currently enrolled in a HUMS course, which provides assistance with HUMS writing assignments.

    Student is writing notes from a laptop onto a notebook

    Students can drop in during any writing session and are free to leave once they are done. Sessions for spring 2022 are scheduled for the following dates:

    Date Time
    Jan. 28, 2022 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Feb. 25, 2022 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    March 25, 2022 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    April 22, 2022 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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  • Portrait of Benz Guillermo

    Alumnus Benz Guillermo finds the right fit in human services

    Oct. 8, 2021

    Meet Benz Guillermo for October's Student Spotlight! Growing up in the Philippines, Benz was no stranger to witnessing the hardships people face in life. It was where he developed a great passion to help those who are in need or in vulnerable situations. Initially, Benz declared pre-nursing as his major, then physical therapy, before he found the right fit for him: human services. Read more about his practicum experience.

    Read more about Benz's practicum experience

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