1. Principles of Human Services

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Principles of Human Services is a laboratory course that will enable students to investigate careers in the Human Services Career Cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, personal care, and consumer services. Each student is expected to...
  2. Scope and Sequence: Principles of Human Services

    • Resource ID: 19430
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Principles of 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...
  3. Lesson Plan: Can’t We All Just Get Along

    • Resource ID: 19702
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate effective communication skills and brainstorm solutions to personal and workplace conflicts.
  4. Lesson Plan: Selection and Care of Clothing Part I

    • Resource ID: 19964
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will evaluate appearance in personal and professional settings.
  5. Lesson Plan: Managing Your Money

    • Resource ID: 20159
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn and understand financial and consumer decisions, to better handle financial resources.
  6. Lesson Plan: Needs, Wants, Values, and Goals - Making the Right Decisions

    • Resource ID: 20008
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the differences between their needs, wants, values, and goals. Students will also determine individual short- and long-term goals for personal and professional life as well as develop a personal plan to assist them in achieving their goals.
  7. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson Principles of Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20066
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop an awareness of career opportunities related to the course Principles of Human Services.
  8. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options - Principles of Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20140
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this End of Course lesson, students will review all TEKS for In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Principles of Human Services, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  9. Lesson Plan: Caregiving 101 - Early Childhood Development

    • Resource ID: 19706
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical needs of children ages one through five, review safety standards for child care facilities, and devise three days’ worth of activities that include different developmental strategies.
  10. Lesson Plan: Child Abuse Prevention

    • Resource ID: 19707
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will distinguish between various types of abuse and neglect, determine steps for reporting such acts, and analyze ways of breaking the cycle of abuse.  Students will create a three-dimensional diorama to include strategies to prevent child abuse.
  11. Lesson Plan: We Serve – An Introduction to Family and Community Service

    • Resource ID: 19900
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify various community services, and careers that focus on the needs of families.
  12. Lesson Plan: Strategies to Deter Child Abuse

    • Resource ID: 19945
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate causes, prevention, and treatment of domestic violence.
  13. Lesson Plan: Focusing on the Needs of Children

    • Resource ID: 20123
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the basic developmental needs of children and understand guidelines which help parents maintain a healthy and safe environment for children. Students will also identify proper guidance methods and give examples for positive methods which could be utilized,...
  14. Lesson Plan: Family Crisis Management

    • Resource ID: 20126
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify, describe and evaluate strategies to respond to different types of family crises as well as differentiate between the types of family crises and ways to meet the needs of families. Students will also explain the effects of a crisis on individuals and families...
  15. Lesson Plan: Exploring Careers in Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20130
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify employment and entrepreneurial opportunities and preparation requirements in the areas of personal interest.
  16. Lesson Plan: Selection and Care of Clothing Part II

    • Resource ID: 19963
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate simple clothing repair and alteration techniques.
  17. Lesson Plan: Nutrition Over the Life Span

    • Resource ID: 20004
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the impact of nutrition on development, wellness, and productivity over the life span.
  18. Lesson Plan: Making a Difference Personal Care Services

    • Resource ID: 20026
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in personal care services.
  19. Lesson Plan: Maintaining Your Health and Well-Being

    • Resource ID: 20027
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the relationship of wellness to personal and professional productivity.
  20. Lesson Plan: Keys to Career Success

    • Resource ID: 20056
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will develop a plan for setting personal and professional short and long-term goals.