HS 101 Introduction to Human Services
Tenth Written Assignment
Due November 16
Read pages 244–252 of Chapter 8 and the article by Jay Walljasper (on reserve). As you read,
keep the client in one of your two case studies in mind. After you finish the reading assignment,
answer the following questions, applying what you learned from the chapter to your particular
Answers must be typewritten, double-spaced, and in complete sentences and paragraphs.
Please hand in this assignment on November 16. Those that are handed in late will lose ten
points per class day.
1. What aspects of society as it presently exists are making life especially difficult for your
client? How would you organize people to bring about a change in the society or in the local
community that would benefit your client and other people like him/her? Use the five
principles of client empowerment described in Chapter 8, and give a specific example of what
you would do in relation to each principle.
2. Imagine that one of your clients was living in the area around Dudley Street before and after
the changes brought about by D.S.N.I. Describe the impact that those changes had on your
client. Please give specific examples.
3. Go to http://www.dsni.org and write three or more sentence on what you learn about this