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. Family and Community Services

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    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,...
  3. Practicum in Human Services/Extended Practicum in Human Services

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Extended 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...
  4. Scope and Sequence: Practicum in Human Services/ Extended Practicum in Human Services

    • Resource ID: 19439
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Practicum in Human Services/ Extended 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...
  5. Lesson Plan: Making the Right Decisions

    • Resource ID: 20051
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain and practice responsible decision making consistent with personal needs, wants, values, and priorities.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Lesson Plan: Service Learning With A Smile

    • Resource ID: 19961
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    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.
  9. Lesson Plan: Empowering Your Job Skills

    • Resource ID: 20153
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze interview questions and select appropriate responses, practice and demonstrate appropriate interviewing skills, and learn about the interview process.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Scope and Sequence: Family and Community Services

    • 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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.
  15. Lesson Plan: Client Retention - Services, Techniques, and Resources

    • Resource ID: 19721
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    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.
  16. Lesson Plan: Entrepreneurial Opportunities Design Project

    • Resource ID: 20139
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this project-based lesson, students will practice team-building skills, decision-making, and problem-solving skills as they design and create an entrepreneurial storefront or office model using recycled products.
  17. 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.
  18. Lesson Plan: Professional and Industrial Organizations

    • Resource ID: 19985
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze career paths within the human services industries.
  19. Lesson Plan: Introductory Lesson Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 20078
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will recognize the programs of study in the Human Services career cluster.
  20. 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.