Week 1 – Discussion 1 – Barriers to Helping and Receiving
Given the current economic conditions, many American society members are facing tremendous obstacles – both financially and emotionally. They need help. However, there are a multitude of barriers preventing them from accessing the help they need. Discuss the internal and external barriers that prevent people from finding and using human services. Of the many barriers presented in your textbook, choose (2) internal and (2) external to discuss. Why do you think these barriers exist? What are the strategies to overcome them?