Welcome to the Human Services Program!
The Human Services program prepares students for careers in social change by providing students with the theoretical and skill-based background necessary for practice and research.
The Human Services program strives to provide a holistic educational experience for all of our students. Consistent with CSSH’s Experiential Liberal Arts (ELA) emphasis, our students combine Northeastern’s signature focus on experiential learning, grounded in co-operative education, with the rigorous study of society, culture, politics, and ethics in a way that is mutually reinforcing.
Conversation with Anna Pierce-Slive, Farmer for Haley House at the Thornton Street Farm, and Malene Welch, Community Garden Coordinator
Conversation with Anna Pierce-Slive, Farmer for Haley House at the Thornton Street Farm, and Malene Welch, Community Garden Coordinator, joined HUSV2400 (Food Justice & Community Development) and a food justice-focused section of AWD on Friday, April 3. Watch the video here. Anna Pierce-Slive Bio Anna was deeply changed by working the earth almost a decade…
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Northeastern University Human Services Alumni are interviewed to discuss their work as it relates to COVID-19. Rachel Klein discusses her role at Women’s Lunch Place as it relates to the pandemic. Learn more about Women’s Lunch Place at https://womenslunchplace.org.
Danielle Dotter (Human Services 2020) was hard at work prepping food and doing a needs assessment of youths in the local community with More Than Words Boston. See more here!
Register on Eventbrite for this film screening and panel discussion with Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley! There are nationwide screenings as attention is being drawn to this — don’t miss out on the opportunity to watch it in the Boston area!
Dr. Netherland’s work explores the multiple strategies which engage the academy in drug policy reform. How does the white washing of the opioid crisis engender cultural representations and policy responses that maintain the innocence of the white drug user in ways intended to keep them out of the criminal justice system? Dr. Netherland will discuss…
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"Who Tells the Story?"
Kate Marple, a Human Services program alum and current lecturer, continues her passion outside of the classroom to help nonprofits partner with clients and communities to tell their own stories. Through her project “Who Tells the Story,” she does jus...