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SWK 4427H – Human Resource Management in Human Service Organizations - Required

Formerly titled Human Resource Management in Social Service Organizations

The greatest asset of a social service organization is its staff, and the greatest potential liability for such organizations relates to difficulties in management of staff. Administrators need to know how to attract and keep the best people, and how to protect their organization from liability relating to employment matters. This course will cover key areas in human resource management such as: comparison of unionized and non-unionized environments; hiring: writing job descriptions, attracting diverse candidates, best practices for candidate selection; orientation, training and development; performance management; termination; volunteer recruitment and management.