1. Aging and Dementia

    • Resource ID: Aging-Dementia
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A Snapshot on Aging and Dementia Instructor’s Manual, student manual, and slide deck. The instructor manual has been reviewed by the Alzheimer’s Association® and meets the Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topics:
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  2. Treatment Modalities

    • Resource ID: 12642
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  3. Counseling and Mental Health

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    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,...
  4. Lesson Plan: Brain Power

    • Resource ID: 19694
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    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.
  5. Lesson Plan: Can’t We All Just Get Along - Conflict Resolution Strategies

    • Resource ID: 19700
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review steps to solving conflicts in different situations and demonstrate effective communication skills – verbal, non-verbal, written, and electronic.
  6. Lesson Plan: Careers in Counseling and Mental Health

    • Resource ID: 19704
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Students are expected to research career options in the mental health field, assess salaries, duties, work environment and outline workplace skills.
  7. 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...
  8. Lesson Plan: Stop the Anxiety!

    • Resource ID: 19947
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, the students will distinguish the differences between the anxiety disorders.
  9. Lesson Plan: The Use of Technology in Counseling and Mental Health

    • Resource ID: 19913
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will summarize the technology methods utilized for meeting the needs of clients.
  10. Lesson Plan: Ethical Standards and Confidentiality

    • Resource ID: 20138
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    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.
  11. Lesson Plan: Road Blocks to Mental Health

    • Resource ID: 19975
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will brainstorm possible solutions or tools to promote mental health wellness.
  12. Lesson Plan: Personality Disorders - A Class of Their Own

    • Resource ID: 19995
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify socioeconomic factors that influence mental health and care.
  13. Lesson Plan: Love Shouldn’t Hurt

    • Resource ID: 20029
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will educate others on positive ways to handle types of abusive behaviors.
  14. Lesson plan: Just Chill, Don’t Stress Out!

    • Resource ID: 20058
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify societal perspectives related to mental health and explain the physiological effects of stress on aging.
  15. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson - Counseling and Mental Health

    • Resource ID: 20081
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Counseling and Mental Health.
  16. Lesson Plan: Helping Clients Treatment Options for Drug Dependency

    • Resource ID: 20103
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will compare social services such as drug dependency rehabilitation centers and investigate drug dependency treatment options.
  17. Lesson Plan: Health and Wellness Throughout the Lifespan

    • Resource ID: 20104
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will characterize the psychological effects of stress and aging and identify health and wellness issues throughout the lifespan stages.
  18. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Counseling and Mental Health

    • Resource ID: 20146
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    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.