Conversely, human services profession involves meeting human needs through a multidisciplinary approach with the aim of prevention and remediation of social issues. In addition, the profession aims at sustaining commitment to elevating the quality of life for the populations being served (Ife, 2012).
For my final project, the area of consideration is managing people with addictions to substances and drugs such that they can manage to live independent and productive lives (Ife, 2012). This goal is achievable through involvement in planning, application, evaluation, and modification of preventative social services to individuals, groups, and communities. I have to intervene, use methodological approaches, work in a wide organizational framework, and provide social services to numerous sections of the population at macro, micro, meso, and macro levels. In their professional practice, human services professionals are expected to adhere to uphold human rights subject to geographical, socio-economic, spiritual, political, and cultural contexts. Geographical context represents the area of practice as defined by the boundaries of a nation, state, an agency, or a region, while the political context represents the political systems present in the country of practice and that sets the mode of practice, and whether the system is liberal or repressive, or social democratic or capitalist.
When caring for persons with addiction, human service professionals have to consider aspects such as socio-economic context, culture, and spiritual lives of the society. When dealing with people, it is necessary to consider the social economic factors contributing to and reducing their addiction. For instance, it is essential to understand the extent of social cohesion of the affected group and how available resources are shared. In situations of unequal distribution, people tend to turn to drugs and other substances to handle stressful situations (Centre for