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Computers in Human Services

1985 Volume 1, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. The Future of Human Service Information Technology: An essay on the Number 42

    Walter F. LaMendola

    The immediate future of human services and information technology is examined. Changes in professional training will incorporate high skill levels in the use and application of information... More

    pp. 35-49

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  2. Connecting Clinical Information Processing with Computer Support

    Raymond W. Carlson

    Clinically oriented computer systems require compatibility with the information processing that typifies clinical work. This paper summarizes some of the research that can be applied to such... More

    pp. 51-66

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  3. Decision Support Systems in the Human Services: Discovering Limits to a Promising Technology

    Lynn Harold Vogel

    The design, development and use of computer systems to support decision making within human service organizations and the conceptual background of decision support systems are discussed. (Author/BL) More

    pp. 67-80

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  4. Expert Systems: Artificial Intelligence for Professional Decisions

    Dick Schoech

    Describes expert systems which are computer programs which use inference schemes to apply generalized human expertise to the facts of a specific case. Basic concepts, potentials and implications... More

    pp. 81-115

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  5. Computer Managed Instruction: An Application in Teaching Introductory Statistics

    Walter W. Hudson

    This paper describes a computer managed instruction package for teaching introductory or advanced statistics. The instructional package is described and anecdotal information concerning its... More

    pp. 117-23

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  6. A Teaching Model for the Use of Computers in Direct Practice

    Aaron M. Brower & Paula S. Nurius

    This brief report provides one teaching approach designed to help students and clinicians use the computing facilities available in their agencies to aid their clinical practice, and highlights... More

    pp. 125-31

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