§130.244 Interpersonal Studies

Interpersonal Studies Overview :

(1) This course 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 family members, manage multiple adult roles, and pursue careers related to counseling and mental health services.

(2) Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership or extracurricular organizations.

Interpersonal Studies Assessment Questions

100 Sample Assessment Questions for Interpersonal Studies have been developed to assist you as you prepare pre and post tests, quizzes and end of course assessment tools. Math Human Services – Interpersonal Studies Multiple...

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Interpersonal Studies Course Outline

The lessons in this course may be used in any sequence. The suggested sequence order is as follows: All TEKS Overview Introductory Lesson: Interpersonal Studies I. Personal Development A. Personal growth B. Self concept...

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Interpersonal Studies : Lesson Plans for Classrooms

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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Families Across the Lifespan

April 14, 15 // Interpersonal Studies

The family is the basic unit in our society, and they take on many forms and shapes. Individuals within the family have certain roles...

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Managing Multiple Roles

September 25, 14 // Interpersonal Studies

The family structure has changed in so many ways throughout the years. How does an individual blend working and taking care of the needs...

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Components of a Strong Family Unit

July 22, 14 // Interpersonal Studies

What are the functions of individuals within the family? How do they influence the family unit? We relate and interact with our family members...

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Say What? The Communication Process

June 30, 14 // Interpersonal Studies

Many people take the act of communicating for granted. When they speak or listen, they assume that the message given or received is...

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Can’t We All Just Get Along? Conflict Resolution Strategies

June 30, 14 // Interpersonal Studies

What are ethics and what are appropriate methods of conflict resolution? Conflict is an inevitable part of life. The way that we handle conflict...

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Building Healthy Family Relationships

January 29, 14 // Interpersonal Studies

A relationship is normally viewed as a connection between two individuals, such as a romantic or intimate relationship or a parent-child relationship. The first...

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A Look at Workplace Ethics

November 26, 13 // Interpersonal Studies

Most individuals will work an average of 43 years before retiring. What skills do you need to be successful at the workplace? What are...

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Crisis and the Family

November 17, 13 // Interpersonal Studies

Special problems, such as divorce, family violence, death or addictions in the family, can strongly affect children. During very difficult family changes, children may...

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Building Healthy Lifelong Relationships

November 07, 13 // Interpersonal Studies

Dating helps you discover yourself and learn about other people in a variety of settings. Dating helps us choose a partner that may lead...

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Financial Obligations Throughout the Family Life Cycle

October 24, 13 // Interpersonal Studies

Money management and financial obligations are an important part of the family life cycle. It is important to make smart economic decisions. We...

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Understanding Family Dynamics

October 14, 13 // Interpersonal Studies

What are the functions of individuals within the family? What are family dynamics? How do they influence the family unit? We relate and interact...

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Building Family Strengths: Personal Identity and Self-Esteem

October 09, 13 // Interpersonal Studies

An individual's positive identity and self-esteem begins to develop in infancy. It is an important part of early development. Developing a healthy self-concept is...

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Who’s in Charge?

June 26, 13 // Interpersonal Studies

Peers have a great impact on your life. Their impact can either be positive or negative. Understanding how to manage negative peer relationships...

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The Impact of Technology on the Family Life Cycle

June 09, 13 // Interpersonal Studies

Could you go an entire day without using technology? What would your day be like? Does your family rely on technology on a daily...

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Careers in Counseling and Mental Health

Have you ever considered a career in Counseling and Mental Health? Do you know what schools offer the training or education you may...

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Becoming Independent

March 26, 13 // Interpersonal Studies

What are some things that you will have to be responsible for when you are living on your own? How would you go...

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Service Learning With a Smile: Human Services

In this lesson students will discover how they can combine and apply the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) they are learning in the...

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It’s All In the Family

October 30, 12 // Interpersonal Studies

Families in all the diverse patterns and sizes, are the heart and soul of human society. From the beginning of humanity, people have...

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Effectively Managing Stress

September 10, 12 // Interpersonal Studies

There is stress in our lives every day. What types of things cause stress in your life? How we manage stress and keep our...

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Why Can’t We Be Friends?

April 11, 12 // Interpersonal Studies

Friends are an important part of our lives. How do we keep our friendships thriving and developing? How do our friendships affect other relationships?...

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End of Course Project Options- Interpersonal Studies

April 10, 11 // Interpersonal Studies

This lesson will provide *End of Course Project Options* for students enrolled in Interpersonal Studies.

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