A variety of strategies and resources will be examined about helping people who experience heightened suffering, oppression and poverty. Special attention will be given to various perspectives about service through the study of nonprofit organizations, volunteerism and individual service models. Students’ individual strengths will be assessed for the purposes of applying them toward interventions. Each student is required to complete 30 hours of community service during the semester. This course may be taken as LSP 201 or SVL 201 to meet the requirements of the Nonprofit Leadership major or of the William Jewell College Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program. Prerequisite: LSP 101 or SVL 101 or permission of the instructor. Cross-listed as SVL 201.