Family and Community Services

Family and Community Services

  • Clusters: Human Services
  • Pathways: Family & Community Services
  • Courses: Family and Community Services
  • Grade range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
  • Release date: 12-14-2017
  • Tags: Teamwork, Leadership, Human Characteristics, Family, Consumer Services, Community Services, Family Services, Faith-Based Services, Socialization, Human Services, Family and Community Services, Volunteer, Community, Conflict Resolution, Public Relations, Community Service, Safety, Service Learning Activities, Children, Families

Description

Family and Community Services is a laboratory-based course designed to involve students in realistic and meaningful community-based activities through direct service or service-learning experiences. Students are provided opportunities to interact with and provide services to individuals, families, and the community through community or volunteer services. Emphasis is placed on developing and enhancing organizational and leadership skills and characteristics.
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

Resource ID: 19437 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015 Family and Community Services 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: Meeting Employer Expectations in Human Service Careers

Resource ID: 19736 Grade Range: 10, 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.
Resource ID: 20078 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will recognize the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster.
Resource ID: 20145 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Family and Community Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.

Unit 2: Careers in Family and Community Services

Resource ID: 19896 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will research family and community service agencies, organizations, and faith-based services, and identify career options in those areas.  Students will analyze the role socialization plays in human development and behavior.
Resource ID: 19960 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will employ safety practices while volunteering for and serving senior citizens.
Resource ID: 20078 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will recognize the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster.
Resource ID: 20131 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will explore careers in family and community services, outline education opportunities available after high school graduation, assess salaries, duties, work environment and job outlook for employment specifically in family and community services and design a family and community services career poster.
Resource ID: 20145 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Family and Community Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
Resource ID: 20164 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify characteristics needed to work with others, identify settings and local groups for community service, plan and deliver a presentation to encourage volunteer service, and prepare a public relations campaign for a local volunteer group.

Unit 3: Organizational and Leadership Skills

Resource ID: 19736 Grade Range: 10, 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.
Resource ID: 19959 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate safety practices when participating in community service and service-learning activities.
Resource ID: 20078 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will recognize the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster.
Resource ID: 20127 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will assess the various life roles individuals play, learn to effectively manage multiple roles by using leadership and organizational techniques, use conflict resolution, negotiation, teamwork, leadership practices, effective strategies and skills to collaborate with other community members, and assess their own personal leadership characteristics.
Resource ID: 20145 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Family and Community Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
Resource ID: 20164 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify characteristics needed to work with others, identify settings and local groups for community service, plan and deliver a presentation to encourage volunteer service, and prepare a public relations campaign for a local volunteer group.

Unit 4: Coordinating Service - Learning Activities

Resource ID: 19959 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate safety practices when participating in community service and service-learning activities.
Resource ID: 19960 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will employ safety practices while volunteering for and serving senior citizens.
Resource ID: 19961 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify, plan, and implement service-learning activities with other students and community partners. Students will also document, assess, and reflect on their service learning experience.
Resource ID: 20078 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will recognize the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster.
Resource ID: 20122 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will develop and implement community and service-learning activities to include children and their families.
Resource ID: 20145 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Family and Community Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
Resource ID: 20164 Grade Range: 10, 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify characteristics needed to work with others, identify settings and local groups for community service, plan and deliver a presentation to encourage volunteer service, and prepare a public relations campaign for a local volunteer group.