Practicum in Human Services

Practicum in Human Services

  • Clusters: Human Services
  • Pathways: Consumer Services
  • Courses: Practicum in Human Services
  • Grade range: 11, 12
  • Release date: 12-14-2017
  • Tags: Human Services, , Safe and Welcoming Environment, Practicum in Human Services, Customer Service, Client Retention, Customer Relations, Communication Skills, Early Childhood Development, Personal Care, Consumer Services, Communication, Business, Clients, Service Techniques, Customer Satisfaction, Client Outcomes, Solutions, Technology Skills, Career Cluster, Products, Services, Customers, Teamwork, Collaboration, Leadership, Counseling & Mental Health Services, Technology, Computer Software, Spreadsheets, Electronic Resources, Employment Skills, Career Preparation

Description

Practicum in Human Services provides background knowledge and occupation-specific training that focuses on the development of consumer services, early childhood development and services, counseling and mental health services, and family and community-services careers. Content for Practicum in Human Services is designed to meet the occupational preparation needs and interests of students and should be based upon the knowledge and skills selected from two or more courses in a coherent sequence in the human services cluster. Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership or extracurricular organizations.
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: 19438 Grade Range: 11, 12
CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015 Practicum in Human 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.

Section 1: Pre-Practicum

Resource ID: 19689 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will understand the guidelines and influences of ethical behavior and analyze laws and regulations which focus on confidentiality in the workplace.
Resource ID: 19721 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will summarize appropriate client service techniques to complete transactions and investigate methods for recommending best products, plans or services for the client.
Resource ID: 19923 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will determine how to evaluate client's needs and concerns in order to satisfy customer outcomes.  Students will develop and apply appropriate customer service techniques, in preparation for careers in the field of Human Services.
Resource ID: 19936 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate appropriate written communication skills with the use of technology.
Resource ID: 20018 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this Practicum in Human Services lesson, students will investigate mathematical applications as well as the application of current technology to manage numerical information in human services.
Resource ID: 20093 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic communication skills. Students will also define the purpose of high-quality communication and distinguish techniques for defusing negative situations with clients.
Resource ID: 20141 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Practicum in Human Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
Resource ID: 20153 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will analyze interview questions and select appropriate responses, practice and demonstrate appropriate interviewing skills, and learn about the interview process.
Resource ID: 20154 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will learn and demonstrate first aid and CPR skills as well as discuss and demonstrate knowledge of response techniques for various workplace emergencies. Students will also review OSHA guidelines and discuss various emergency and disaster protocols.

Section 2: TEKS Checklist Components: Practicum in Human Services

Resource ID: 19689 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will understand the guidelines and influences of ethical behavior and analyze laws and regulations which focus on confidentiality in the workplace.
Resource ID: 19691 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will summarize how to provide an emotionally and physically safe work environment.
Resource ID: 19698 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will identify the global aspects of Human Services industry careers and research quality-control systems for goods and services in the Human Services industry.
Resource ID: 19721 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will summarize appropriate client service techniques to complete transactions and investigate methods for recommending best products, plans or services for the client.
Resource ID: 19923 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will determine how to evaluate client's needs and concerns in order to satisfy customer outcomes.  Students will develop and apply appropriate customer service techniques, in preparation for careers in the field of Human Services.
Resource ID: 19936 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate appropriate written communication skills with the use of technology.
Resource ID: 19980 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will research careers, job duties and qualifications for positions in Human Services.
Resource ID: 20018 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this Practicum in Human Services lesson, students will investigate mathematical applications as well as the application of current technology to manage numerical information in human services.
Resource ID: 20093 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic communication skills. Students will also define the purpose of high-quality communication and distinguish techniques for defusing negative situations with clients.
Resource ID: 20141 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Practicum in Human Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
Resource ID: 20153 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will analyze interview questions and select appropriate responses, practice and demonstrate appropriate interviewing skills, and learn about the interview process.
Resource ID: 20154 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will learn and demonstrate first aid and CPR skills as well as discuss and demonstrate knowledge of response techniques for various workplace emergencies. Students will also review OSHA guidelines and discuss various emergency and disaster protocols.
Resource ID: 20162 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will use leadership and teamwork skills in collaborating with others to accomplish organizational goals and objectives.

Section 3: Critical-Thinking and Problem-Solving: Practicum Check-In 1

Resource ID: 19985 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will analyze career paths within the human services industries.
Resource ID: 20018 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this Practicum in Human Services lesson, students will investigate mathematical applications as well as the application of current technology to manage numerical information in human services.
Resource ID: 20093 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic communication skills. Students will also define the purpose of high-quality communication and distinguish techniques for defusing negative situations with clients.
Resource ID: 20068 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will be exposed to all TEKS in the Human Services Practicum Course and explain the connection between CTE and the Human Services career cluster.
Resource ID: 19699 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will determine effective communication techniques, summarize appropriate service techniques to advise clients, and identify methods of placing orders for customers and supplies.

Section 4: Check List Progress and Leadership Activities: Check-In 2

Resource ID: 20093 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic communication skills. Students will also define the purpose of high-quality communication and distinguish techniques for defusing negative situations with clients.
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.

Section 5: Career Skills and Practicum Culminating Activities

Resource ID: 19691 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will summarize how to provide an emotionally and physically safe work environment.
Resource ID: 19721 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will summarize appropriate client service techniques to complete transactions and investigate methods for recommending best products, plans or services for the client.
Resource ID: 19951 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will create personal resumes to use when searching for a job.
Resource ID: 19985 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will analyze career paths within the human services industries.
Resource ID: 20093 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic communication skills. Students will also define the purpose of high-quality communication and distinguish techniques for defusing negative situations with clients.
Resource ID: 20141 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Practicum in Human Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
Resource ID: 20153 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: Stephen F. Austin State University
In this lesson, students will analyze interview questions and select appropriate responses, practice and demonstrate appropriate interviewing skills, and learn about the interview process.