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. Lesson Plan: A Look at Workplace Ethics in the Human Services Industry

    • Resource ID: 19689
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    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.
  3. Lesson Plan: A Look at Workplace Ethics

    • Resource ID: 19690
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the guidelines of ethical behavior in a workplace.
  4. Lesson Plan: A Safe and Welcoming Environment for All

    • Resource ID: 19691
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will summarize how to provide an emotionally and physically safe work environment.
  5. Lesson Plan: Becoming Independent

    • Resource ID: 19693
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate responsibilities of becoming an independent adult and explore adjustments related to becoming an independent adult.
  6. 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.
  7. Lesson Plan: Building Family Strengths - Personal Identity and Self-Esteem

    • Resource ID: 19695
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify ways to develop healthy self-concepts. They will also recognize how the family influences the development of personal identity.
  8. Lesson Plan: Building Healthy Family Relationships

    • Resource ID: 19696
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the family's role in fostering healthy relationships and its effect on other relationships.
  9. Lesson Plan: Business Economics in the Human Services Industry

    • Resource ID: 19698
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Lesson Plan: Components of a Strong Family Unit

    • Resource ID: 19723
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the programs available to help families and create a story book depicting the components of a strong family unit in collaboration with a partner.
  16. Lesson Plan: Business Procedures, Equipment and Technology

    • Resource ID: 19699
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    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.
  17. Lesson Plan: Why Can’t We Be Friends? - Developing Relationships

    • Resource ID: 19885
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore ways to promote positive friendships, reflect on current relationships, and learn new ways to appreciate diversity.
  18. Lesson Plan: Who’s in Charge? Peers and Authority Figures

    • Resource ID: 19887
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the positive and negative ways peers can influence others, and demonstrate appropriate responses to authority figures.
  19. 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.
  20. Lesson Plan: The Impact of Technology on the Family Life Cycle

    • Resource ID: 19924
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will describe the stages of the family life cycle, and predict the impact of technological advances on families throughout the family life cycle.  Students will then formulate a plan for effective management of technology on families throughout their life-time.