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. 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,...
  3. Interpersonal Studies

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Interpersonal Studies examines how the relationships between individuals and among family members significantly affect the quality of life. Students use knowledge and skills in family studies and human development to enhance personal development, foster quality relationships, promote wellness of...
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options for Interpersonal Studies

    • Resource ID: 20144
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Interpersonal Studies, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Lesson Plan: Managing Multiple Roles

    • Resource ID: 20024
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will determine the impact of career and family on family life. Students will analyze management strategies to help assume multiple family roles.
  19. 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.
  20. 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,...