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Student Learning Outcomes:
GOAL: MHS graduates will
demonstrate an understanding of the role of values/ethics in
human services and conduct themselves according to appropriate
professional ethics in their workplace.
I. Students will be able to
- Identify and list values represented in ethical
systems from a variety of contexts and traditions (European, American, Asian, African).
- Identify their personal values and be able to
articulate how their value systems inform and influence their
II. Students will be able to
- Formulate policy in regard to client interaction
as well as agency policy in matters of professional ethics.
III. Students will be able to
- Identify the difference among the terms beliefs,
values, attitudes and ethics.
- Compare and contrast 0% consensus and
100% consensus, authoritarian beliefs and matter
of taste beliefs.
- Identify attitude variables in cross group
communications such as language, body coding, socio-cultural
variables such as income, education,
geography, religion and the impact of history and world view.
- Define instrumental and terminal values and list
their top five values in each category.
- Define institutional racism, sexism, ageism.
Students will be able to
- Identify and describe major theories of prejudice.
- Apply ethical principles to the planning and
implementation of a change. project while describing the values of empowerment, justice and freedom.
- Contrast relational ethics of mights and coulds with traditional ethics of oughts and shoulds.
V. Students will be able to
- Identify and define
Helms and Cross stages of cultural identification and the
interaction between them.
- Identify the trends of workforce 2020 and
- Analyze their individual change project by
reviewing the ethical decisions and interventions.
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