The term “human services” refers to the provision of such services that meet the essential needs and requirements of the people in the societies. The basic aim of the human service providers is to meet the needs of the people with the help of corrective knowledge and information while considering the measures to solve the problems and issues of the people in question. The human services involves the provision of services like the social welfare, the educational acquisition assistance, the provision of mental health services as well as other types of the health care services. The human services providers directly communicate with that of the clients or assist the clients through the agencies. There are various agencies and organizations that provide the human services to the needing people in the societies.
The organizations that provide the human services look for the improvement in the aspects of ease of understanding, fulfilling the responsibility as well as the improvements in the management and coordination and between the agencies that provide the human services (Burger, W. R., and Youkeles, M., 2004). There are various policies and ethical issues that are involved in the provision of human services. The following section aims at discussing various ethical and legal issues that are involve in the human services.
According to Frederic G. Reamer (2005), there are various circumstances that affect the choices of implementation of the legal and ethical considerations by the human service providers. The following are choices that are affected by the circumstances faced by the health service providers.
The decision that involves the legal as well as the ethical standards. This means that there is the balanced match of both the ethical and legal considerations in the provision of human services. The author has called this aspect as the legal and ethical compatibility.
The decision that neither involves the implementation of ethical standards or the implementation of legal standards. The author has called this aspect as the simultaneous legal and ethical incompatibility.
The decision that involves the implementation of legal standards in the provision of human services but does not involve the implementation of ethical standards. The author has called this decision aspect as the legal compatibility and the ethical incompatibility.
The decision that involve the consistency in the existence of ethical standards in the human services but does not involve the consistency in the ...