By Michael Ferguson, MA At Goodwin University, embarking on the journey toward an associate degree in Human Services involves more than just coursework. It’s about real-world experiences and impactful internships. Meet HSR 297 and 298, the dynamic duo of human … Continue reading A Partnership with Purpose — How Goodwin’s Human Services Interns Are Impacting Their Communities
It is time to modify traditional teaching methods and explore new ways to help students learn. Learn how one Goodwin professor did this with UDL training. Continue reading Challenging Traditional Teaching and Learning
If you are a caring, compassionate person who wants to help and serve others, you may be considering a career in the human services field. Human services professionals work to improve the lives of people – in a variety of … Continue reading School for Thought: Why Study Human Services?
Most people considering a Human Services career have a passion for helping others. They desire to make a difference, to support people in times of need, and to improve the well-being of others. Whether its helping veterans back on their … Continue reading A Fully-Rewarding Career: Human Services Salary Potential
“It’s a good day.” Ordinarily, that would be one of those off-hand remarks like “nice weather,” but it’s clear that in Katrina LaChance’s world a “good day” means a lot more. Katrina’s first encounter with Goodwin College began in 2002 … Continue reading “It’s a Good Day”: Personal Challenges Inspire Goodwin Graduate to Help Others
Do you have a passion for helping others? Are you caring, patient, and have excellent communication skills? Do you feel like you have a calling to serve your fellow man in need? If so, a career in human services may … Continue reading Human Services vs. Social Work: What’s the Difference?
Goodwin College Human Services student Heather Postemski is no stranger to caregiving. After serving as her grandmother’s caregiver during her five-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease, she went on to care for her mother who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis. “I was … Continue reading Putting the Puzzle Together and Finding Your Passion
Goodwin College is one of a select group of institutions across the nation chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to receive a grant in the amount of $10,302 to implement an “Intergenerational Connections: Students Serving Older Adults” program. … Continue reading Goodwin College Selected To Receive CIC Intergenerational Connections Grant
Thanks to a grant focused on encouraging professional development for individuals from diverse backgrounds in human services, three Goodwin College students will have a rare — and challenging — educational experience that can profoundly shape their careers and benefit the … Continue reading Goodwin College Students Honored with National Fellowships
Human services is a career path that requires a great amount of compassion, trust, and the acceptance of others. It is a field full of heart, devotion, selflessness, and most of all – responsibility. Human service professionals are devoted to … Continue reading Must-Know Ethical Standards for Human Service Professionals
Do you enjoy working with people and have a strong desire to help others? Have you done community service work in the past? Do you feel fulfillment in lending your services to people in need? Helping those who are at-risk … Continue reading Flash Forward: What Can You Do with a Human Services Degree?
Do you have a strong desire to help those in need? Are you patient, compassionate, and an effective communicator? If you believe you are meant to serve others, a career in human services may be for you. Continue reading 5 Populations You May Serve in a Human Services Career
By all reports, Goodwin College Human Services student Rachel Prior doesn’t wait for challenges to come her way — she goes out and finds them herself. Recently a class assignment to develop a sample advocacy plan led to her volunteering … Continue reading Human Services Student Wins Praise for Volunteer Work and Vision
On March 30, 2016, the Goodwin College Advancement team welcomed 200 guests to the Society Room in downtown Hartford to celebrate “Real Life, Real Women,” the third annual gathering created to raise support for scholarships for women at the College. … Continue reading Scholarship Event Recognizes Inspirational “Real Women” and Encourages Support
Update (Jan. 13, 2016) At the invitation of Congressman John Larson, James Tillman joined the Connecticut delegation at President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address on January 12, 2016. Original Story Each year, Leadership Greater Hartford, one of … Continue reading [UPDATE] Goodwin’s James Tillman Honored with Polaris Award, Attends State of the Union
On Nov. 10, two local guest speakers gave special insight to Goodwin’s Human Services students. Read their advice on surviving and thriving through tough times. Continue reading Human Services Students Benefit from Wisdom of Local Residents
At Goodwin College, Human Services graduate Jazmine Rodriguez found an inner strength she never knew she had. Continue reading VIDEO: Jazmine Rodriguez’s Goodwin Story
At Goodwin College, Human Services graduate Gladys Mercado found the support she needed to take a chance towards a better life. Continue reading VIDEO: Gladys Mercado’s Goodwin Story