Counseling and Mental Health

Counseling and Mental Health

  • Clusters: Human Services
  • Pathways: Counseling & Mental Health Services
  • Courses: Counseling and Mental Health
  • Grade range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
  • Release date: 12-14-2017
  • Tags: Human Services, , Mental Health, Verbal, Nonverbal Communication, Conflict, Peer Mediation, Reactive, Responsive, Career, Employment, Opportunities, Anxiety Disorders, Ethical and Legal Responsibilities, Relationships, Abuse, Counseling, Aging, Stress, Physiological Effects, Wellness

Description

In Counseling and Mental Health, students model the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a counseling and mental health career through simulated environments. Students are expected to apply knowledge of ethical and legal responsibilities, limitations on their actions and responsibilities, and the implications of their actions. Students understand how professional integrity in counseling and mental health care is dependent on acceptance of ethical and legal responsibilities.
This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.

Resources

Scope and Sequence

Scope and Sequence: Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 19434 Grade Range: 11, 12
CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015 Counseling and Mental Health course scope and sequence within the Human Services Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the corresponding TEKS are included. This scope and sequence may be adapted or adopted by the local education agency.

Unit 1: Academic Knowledge for Counseling and Mental Health

Lesson Plan: Brain Power
Resource ID: 19694 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will define vocabulary words associated with the nervous system and the brain, explain how the brain is imaged, and examine how brain injuries impact a person’s behavior.
Lesson plan: Just Chill, Don’t Stress Out!
Resource ID: 20058 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify societal perspectives related to mental health and explain the physiological effects of stress on aging.
Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 20081 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Counseling and Mental Health.
Lesson Plan: Health and Wellness Throughout the Lifespan
Resource ID: 20104 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will characterize the psychological effects of stress and aging and identify health and wellness issues throughout the lifespan stages.
Review the scope and sequence document. One or more lesson plans are currently not available.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 2: Mental Illness Conditions and Disorders

Lesson Plan: Brain Power
Resource ID: 19694 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will define vocabulary words associated with the nervous system and the brain, explain how the brain is imaged, and examine how brain injuries impact a person’s behavior.
Lesson Plan: Can’t We All Just Get Along - Conflict Resolution Strategies
Resource ID: 19700 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review steps to solving conflicts in different situations and demonstrate effective communication skills – verbal, non-verbal, written, and electronic.
Lesson Plan: Careers in Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 19704 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
Students are expected to research career options in the mental health field, assess salaries, duties, work environment and outline workplace skills.
Lesson Plan: Stop the Anxiety!
Resource ID: 19947 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, the students will distinguish the differences between the anxiety disorders.
Lesson Plan: Road Blocks to Mental Health
Resource ID: 19975 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will brainstorm possible solutions or tools to promote mental health wellness.
Lesson Plan: Personality Disorders - A Class of Their Own
Resource ID: 19995 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify socioeconomic factors that influence mental health and care.
Lesson plan: Just Chill, Don’t Stress Out!
Resource ID: 20058 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify societal perspectives related to mental health and explain the physiological effects of stress on aging.
Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 20081 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Counseling and Mental Health.
Review the scope and sequence document. One or more lesson plans are currently not available.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 3: Treatment Modalities

Lesson Plan: Brain Power
Resource ID: 19694 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will define vocabulary words associated with the nervous system and the brain, explain how the brain is imaged, and examine how brain injuries impact a person’s behavior.
Lesson Plan: Can’t We All Just Get Along - Conflict Resolution Strategies
Resource ID: 19700 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review steps to solving conflicts in different situations and demonstrate effective communication skills – verbal, non-verbal, written, and electronic.
Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 20081 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Counseling and Mental Health.
Lesson Plan: Helping Clients Treatment Options for Drug Dependency
Resource ID: 20103 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will compare social services such as drug dependency rehabilitation centers and investigate drug dependency treatment options.
Review the scope and sequence document. One or more lesson plans are currently not available.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 4: Industry Regulations, Compliance, and Workplace Safety

Lesson Plan: Love Shouldn’t Hurt
Resource ID: 20029 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will educate others on positive ways to handle types of abusive behaviors.
Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 20081 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Counseling and Mental Health.
Review the scope and sequence document. One or more lesson plans are currently not available.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 5: Technology in the Workplace

Lesson Plan: The Use of Technology in Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 19913 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will summarize the technology methods utilized for meeting the needs of clients.
Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 20081 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Counseling and Mental Health.
Review the scope and sequence document. One or more lesson plans are currently not available.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 6: Professional Ethics

Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 20081 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Counseling and Mental Health.
Lesson Plan: Ethical Standards and Confidentiality
Resource ID: 20138 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will learn and understand the guidelines and influences of ethical behavior as well as analyze laws and regulations which focus on confidentiality in the workplace.
Review the scope and sequence document. One or more lesson plans are currently not available.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 7: Communication Skills and Client Relations

Lesson Plan: Brain Power
Resource ID: 19694 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will define vocabulary words associated with the nervous system and the brain, explain how the brain is imaged, and examine how brain injuries impact a person’s behavior.
Lesson Plan: Can’t We All Just Get Along - Conflict Resolution Strategies
Resource ID: 19700 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review steps to solving conflicts in different situations and demonstrate effective communication skills – verbal, non-verbal, written, and electronic.
Lesson Plan: Road Blocks to Mental Health
Resource ID: 19975 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will brainstorm possible solutions or tools to promote mental health wellness.
Lesson Plan: Personality Disorders - A Class of Their Own
Resource ID: 19995 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify socioeconomic factors that influence mental health and care.
Lesson plan: Just Chill, Don’t Stress Out!
Resource ID: 20058 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify societal perspectives related to mental health and explain the physiological effects of stress on aging.
Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 20081 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Counseling and Mental Health.
Lesson Plan: Ethical Standards and Confidentiality
Resource ID: 20138 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will learn and understand the guidelines and influences of ethical behavior as well as analyze laws and regulations which focus on confidentiality in the workplace.
Review the scope and sequence document. One or more lesson plans are currently not available.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 8: Career Development

Lesson Plan: Brain Power
Resource ID: 19694 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will define vocabulary words associated with the nervous system and the brain, explain how the brain is imaged, and examine how brain injuries impact a person’s behavior.
Lesson Plan: Careers in Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 19704 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
Students are expected to research career options in the mental health field, assess salaries, duties, work environment and outline workplace skills.
Lesson Plan: Road Blocks to Mental Health
Resource ID: 19975 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will brainstorm possible solutions or tools to promote mental health wellness.
Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 20081 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Counseling and Mental Health.
Review the scope and sequence document. One or more lesson plans are currently not available.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Unit 9: Employability Skills

Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 20081 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Counseling and Mental Health.
Lesson Plan: Ethical Standards and Confidentiality
Resource ID: 20138 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will learn and understand the guidelines and influences of ethical behavior as well as analyze laws and regulations which focus on confidentiality in the workplace.
Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Counseling and Mental Health
Resource ID: 20146 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Counseling and Mental Health, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.