Careers in Human Services

Select a career in human services that interest you.  Visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/ooh/ and answer the following questions: 1) What are the primary tasks associated with this career (in other words, describe the career)?  2) What are the educational requirements, salary and projected growth of this career? 3) What motivated you to choose this career path?  What values or characteristics would be reflected in this work?

In response to your peers, discuss some of the challenges that may present when working in this career. Share strategies that will assist your peers in overcoming these challenges.