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

, FCCLA at the Table – Stronger Families One Meal At a Time

FCCLA at the Table – Stronger Families One Meal At a Time

Research shows that families that eat meals together reap long-term benefits that feed the body, mind and spirit. And that’s why Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) has launched a national campaign...

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, November is American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month

The vision of the American Diabetes Association is a life free of diabetes and all of its burdens. Raising awareness of this ever-growing disease is one of the main efforts behind the mission of...

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Content Brief – The Importance of Play to Healthy Development

Content Briefs have been written by post secondary instructors for your use. They consist of up-to-date information on current topics you can incorporate into your Education and Training, Hospitality and Tourism and Human Services...

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, Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!

Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!

Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! is a coordinated federal effort to encourage healthy child development, universal developmental and behavioral screening for children, and support for the families and providers who care for them....

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Introduction to Cosmetology Assessment Questions

Math Human Services – Introduction to Cosmetology Math Assessment Problems Introduction to Cosmetology Multiple Choice Math Problems Social Studies Human Services – Introduction to Cosmetology Social Studies Assessment Questions Introduction to Cosmetology Social Studies...

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Cosmetology II Assessment Questions

Math Principles of Human Services – Cosmetology II Math Assessment Questions Cosmetology II Multiple Choice Math Assessment Questions Social Studies Principles of Human Services – Cosmetology II Social Studies Assessment Questions Cosmetology II Social...

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Cosmetology I Assessment Questions

Math Principles of Human Services – Cosmetology I Math Assessment Problems Cosmetology I Multiple Choice Math Problems Social Studies Principles of Human Services – Cosmetology I Social Studies Assessment Questions Cosmetology I Social Studies...

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, Recipes for Healthy Kids: Cookbook for Homes

Recipes for Healthy Kids: Cookbook for Homes

Recipes for 6 Servings The recipes in the cookbook feature foods both children and adults should consume more of: dark green and orange vegetables, dry beans and peas, and whole grains. All of these...

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, Stay Healthy and Safe While Giving Manicures and Pedicures: A Guide for Nail Salon Workers

Stay Healthy and Safe While Giving Manicures and Pedicures: A Guide for Nail Salon Workers

Information on nail salon hazards such as preventing illness and injury and the steps that nail salon workers and employers can take to prevent these hazards are included in this guide. Stay Healthy and...

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, Week of the Young Child April 6-12, 2014

Week of the Young Child April 6-12, 2014

The Early Years are the Learning Years! Honor early childhood teachers who are at the heart of quality early learning during National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC’s) Week of the Young...

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