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Internet Article Review
o Find an article on the Internet that describes human services needs that people have in their lives in areas including, but not limited to, health care, mental health, childcare, housing, recreation, employment, and/or education.
o Write a 800 to 1,150-word paper in which you discuss your thoughts about the resources in your community that might be helpful for this person's problems.

I need help getting started and locating a human services article. I also need help with the second part, such as providing an illustrative example of a resource in a community that provides human resource services for a specific group, such as the elderly or people with mental illness. Thank you.

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Hi,

Interesting research project!

Let's take a closer look at the two sections, which you can draw on for your final copy. I also attached an excellent APA resource for future use.

RESPONSE:

1. Find an article on the Internet that describes human services needs that people have in their lives in areas including, but not limited to, health care, mental health, childcare, housing, recreation, employment, and/or education.

I located one article that I attached.

The article is "Promoting Self-Sufficiency and Quality of Life Planning for Human Services in Hanover County 2007-2012 " that was adopted May 9, 2007 for the people in this county in Virginia. "Human Services address individual and community well-being by promoting self-sufficiency and enhancing quality of life" (Promoting Self-Sufficiency and Quality of Life, p. 6).

Briefly, the article discusses the development of a human services strategic plan, which is to assist in providing policy direction for setting priorities in delivering human services to the citizens of Hanover County. The strategic planning process involved the collection and review of various existing data sources. County officials, department management and staff, and over 150 private, faith-based, and non-profit service providers and organizations were included in interviews, a survey, and multiple facilitated meetings, which provided additional information. The collective experience of those involved in the process, as well as the existing quantitative data, shaped the resulting goals, objectives, and ...

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This solution provides an article review (article attached) that describes human services needs that people have in their lives in areas such as health care, mental health, childcare, housing, recreation, employment, and/or education. Through illustrative example, this solution illustrates a specific community resource directed at this target population who need health services.

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