2021-2023 Catalog

CARE 310 Systems Theories in Human Services

Introduces concepts from indigenous, ecological and other models of systems theory. Opportunities for individual development of a personal conceptual framework that serves as a cultural lens for professional work as a scholar practitioner, tied to indigenous roots, person, place, and community. Introduces plan for writing across discipline. Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 202, or permission of instructor




  1. 1. Identify and define properties of systems.
  2. 2. Analyze a scenario of an individual's situation in the context of multiple levels of systems and human development.
  3. 3 indigenous world views with those of the dominant culture, specifically in relationship to sustainable change to systems.
  4. 4. Develop a conceptual framework that connects indigenous roots, person, place, and community and becomes the foundation for study and development of a professional self and reflective practice.