2) Describe the evolution of human well-being services, from the middle ages to present day by individuals, professionals, and society.

Back in the days, many thought that mental illness was a result of evil spirits. Until the 1500’s The church aids the people in needs. Institutions for the orphans, the poor, the elderlies, and people with disabilities are formed. During the 19th century, changes were occurring with the increasing of immigration, industrialization, and urbanization. It however led to poverty. Public assistance was needed.

3) Describe how Obama-Care’s mission is to aid the well-being of Americans.

Obama-Care also known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s mission is to aid the well-being of American by reforming the American health care system.

4) Describe how social philosophies were promoted to aid in the well being of clients/society.

Social Philosophies like laissez-faire and social darwinism had impact the aid of well-beings of clients and the society. Laissez-faire is a concept that government will take little responsibility to those in needs. While social darwinism is the belief that the the fittest will survive, but the unfits won’t. These social philosophies negativity impacts the beliefs of human services.

5) Describe how the mental health movement promoted to aid in the well-being of clients/society.

The mental health movement helped the well-being of clients and society with their creation of the National Mental health Act of 1946. The national organization for human services educators form a standard preparation of workers in the human services field.

6)Describe how the human service movement promoted the well-being of clients and society.

The human service movement promoted the well-being of clients and society. Since the 1960, the field had grew by the increasing training programs, and mental health services. During the 1970’s organizations of professional human services are introduced to society.

7) Describe how entitlement benefits (Medicare, Medicaid, Welfare) promote the well-being of individuals/society.

The entitlement benefits promotes the well-being of individuals and society. Medicare promotes well-being of the individuals and society by giving health insurance for the people over the age of 65. Medicaid gives funds to states to help them provide citizens with care of hospitals and medical. While Welfare is a government program that helps the poor and the unemployed.

8) Describe how legislation promotes the well-being of individual/society.

legislation promotes the well-being of individual and society in the 21st century by passing the The Medicare Prescription Drug Act and many more to provide medication for outpatients for people on Medicare, Part D. Legislation also brought more faith-based humans service organizations and agencies.


Describe how the trends of technology, in the field of human services, are attempting to aid a client’s well-being.

Technology has impacted the human service field. Communications with clients are expanded with the use of technology. Organizing paperwork/ documents are easily managed using technology. It is also used in area of professional development.
2) Describe how technology can promote well-being in professional development for human services and ultimately clients.

Technology can promote the well-being in professional development for human services by the use of programs that helps professionals with problem solving, counseling, crisis counseling, etc. Another way tech is use in human service professional development is the use of podcasting. It’s like a subscription of audio or video on human service worker trainings. Eventually these development is used to promote the well-being of clients.

3) Describe what managed care is, and how it promotes clients well-being.

Manage care is a procedure that is made to manage resources, and the service in the health care and mental health areas. It promotes the well-being of clients because clients also plan the services needed for themselves with the professional.

4) Describe some of the limitations of managed care and how it can impact on well-being.

However, managed care limits the client’s services to the lowest level of care. The professional might consider hospitalization to improve one’s mental health, but the viewer might ask if the client can be treated at home. If a professional recommended the clients to see a therapist for six weeks, the managed care reviewer would say a month is good enough.

5) Describe what service delivery means and how it promotes well-being.

Service delivery is the delivery of the professional to the clients of services. Sevices promotes the well-bring of the clients. Services can be mental health services, disability services, etc. It’s an important task of the professional to provide the best service delivery that they and the agency can.

6) Describe how human service professionals pay attention to various groups in order to promote well-being of specific populations.

Human services pay attention to various groups in order to promote well-being of specific population by having an knowledge of their culture and traditions and beliefs to provide and deliver useful services to the clients. Groups doesn’t just mean ethics groups, but religion, sexual orientation, etc.

7) Describe how what is happening internationally promotes or hinder the well-being of US citizens.

One thing happening internationally is immigration to different countries to improve their own well-being or the families. This led to many people that needed services in the human services field. Another is the increase of population in various developing countries which expanded the services needed for many people. In the US, there are many minorities that needed services provided from the professionals.
8) Describe how the concept of “teaching a man to fish” promotes well-being.

Being a human service worker is not to help the client. It’s to empower the clients to help themselves. We can’t just give them the fish. We need to teach them to fish themselves. This way the well-being of the client would still be well even after the client got discharged.

9) Describe how cultural competency can promote well-being.

The cultural competency promote well-being because the knowledge of different cultures is also part of professional development. Working with different minorities can impact the well-being of people that doesn’t get the opportunities like others do. It’s also nice to have knowledge of different culture personally.