Human Services

Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs.

The instructional content for this cluster is organized into five career pathways:

  • Early Childhood Development and Services
  • Counseling and Mental Health Services
  • Family and Community Services
  • Personal Care Services
  • Consumer Services

AchieveTexas Human Services Programs of Study
http://www.achievetexas.org/Human_Services.htm

Human Services TEKS Course Listing

Human Services : Lesson Plans for Teachers

Introductory Lesson: Cosmetology I

August 20, 15 // Cosmetology I

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course Cosmetology I. Students will identify this course as part...

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Introductory Lesson: Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness. I will introduce you to the...

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Introductory Lesson: Child Development

August 20, 15 // Child Development

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course *Child Development*. Students will be introduced to the world of...

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Introductory Lesson: Cosmetology II

August 20, 15 // Cosmetology II

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course Cosmetology II. Students will identify this course as part...

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Introductory Lesson: Child Guidance

August 20, 15 // Child Guidance

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course *Child Guidance*. Students will be introduced to the world of...

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Introductory Lesson: Counseling and Mental Health

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course *Counseling and Mental Health*. Students will be introduced to the...

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Introductory Lesson: Interpersonal Studies

August 20, 15 // Interpersonal Studies

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course *Interpersonal Studies*. Students will be introduced to the world of...

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Introductory Lesson: Family and Community Services

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course *Family and Community Services*. Students will be introduced to the...

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Introductory Lesson: Practicum in Human Services

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course *Practicum in Human Services*. Students will be introduced to the...

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Human Services : Continuing Education Courses for Teachers

Practicum Coordination Handbook Overview Online Course

This self paced online professional development course is designed to familiarize Texas educators with the yearlong practicum courses. The focus is on the Practicum...

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Dollars and Sense Online Course

August 30, 13 // Dollars and Sense

This self paced online professional development course is designed to familiarize Texas educators with the semester/yearlong, Human Services cluster course *Dollars and Sense*. Educators...

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Principles of Human Services Online Course

This self paced online professional development course is designed to familiarize Texas Family and Consumer Science educators with the Principles of Human Services semester/yearlong...

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Practicum in Human Services Online Course

February 26, 13 // Practicum in Human Services

Practicum in Human Services provides occupational specific training and focuses on the development of consumer services, early childhood development and services, counseling and mental...

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Family and Community Services Online Course

This self-paced professional development course will provide you with a thorough overview of the TEKS for the *Family and Community Services* course. The suggested...

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Counseling and Mental Health Online Course

This self-paced professional development course will provide you with a thorough overview of the TEKS for the *Counseling and Mental Health* course (one to...

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Child Development Online Course

November 30, 12 // Child Development

This self paced online professional development course is designed to familiarize Texas educators with the semester/yearlong, Human Services cluster course *Child Development*. Educators will...

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Interpersonal Studies Online Course

August 28, 12 // Interpersonal Studies

This self-paced professional development course will provide you with a thorough overview of the TEKS for the *Interpersonal Studies* course. The suggested scope and...

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Child Guidance Online Course

August 28, 12 // Child Guidance

This self-paced professional development course will provide you with a thorough overview of the TEKS for the *Child Guidance* course. The suggested scope and...

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Human Services : News & Updates

, September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance

The September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is the culmination of efforts originally launched in 2002 by the 9/11 nonprofit MyGoodDeed with wide support by the 9/11 community and leading national service...

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, Teacher Online Resource Center

Teacher Online Resource Center

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) are working together to help young people in America build skills for making financial decisions. We believe financial education has the power to...

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, Happy 4th Birthday MyPlate!

Happy 4th Birthday MyPlate!

Happy Birthday MyPlate! MyPlate celebrates its birthday by launching the MyPlate icon and tip sheet #1 in 20 languages. The MyPlate icon is currently available in: English, Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Filipino-Tagalog, French,...

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May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health, and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is a great time to spread the word...

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, 2015 Prevention Resource Guide – Making Meaningful Connections

2015 Prevention Resource Guide – Making Meaningful Connections

Department of Human and Human Services is providing a free publication which offers trusted information, strategies, and resources to help communities support and strengthen families, protect children and promote well-being for children and youth....

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month 2015

National Child Abuse Prevention Month 2015 You can download the 2015 Prevention Resource Guide, Media Toolkit, tip sheets and a number of publications related to preventing child abuse, protecting children from the risk of...

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, Infographic: Dietary Guidelines for America by the Numbers

Infographic: Dietary Guidelines for America by the Numbers

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) has released their report. But what does this mean? Are these the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans? For answers to these important questions and more, check out...

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America Saves Week – February 23-28, 2015

America Saves Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. America Saves Week Visit the website for banners, digital...

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, SuperTracker Nutrition Lesson Plans

SuperTracker Nutrition Lesson Plans

SuperTracker Nutrition Lesson Plans for High School Students are now available! This series of four lesson plans is designed to help students grades 9-12 learn how to build a healthy diet using SuperTracker. Teachers...

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, Free Job Readiness Curriculum

Free Job Readiness Curriculum

First jobs are a big step toward adulthood. They teach commitment, responsibility, time management and people skills. But in our modern economy, even “after school” jobs have stiff competition and require basic skills and...

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