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 of...

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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 of...

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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

Back to School Food Safety Reminders

Pack a Safe Lunch 101 Summer is drawing to a close and it’s almost time for the first school session. Take a quick refresher course in packing a safe school lunch for both kids...

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Money Smarts

The FDIC is developing a study to assess how a financial education curriculum, Money Smart for Young Adults influences the ways that students who have used this curriculum manage their finances. http://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/moneysmart/young.html

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Fight BAC! Goes to ChildCare

Dr. Angela Fraser from Clemson University have developed seven sets of fact sheets to help food safety and health professionals in their work to train childcare workers. For more information, visit: http://fightbac.org/campaigns/fight-bac-goes-to-childcare Fact Sheets...

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WatchKnowLearn–Free Educational Videos

Free educational videos delivered over the Internet for educators and parents. Over 33,000+ educational videos are available without any registration or fees to teachers in the classroom. Includes topics such as computers and technology,...

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May Is National Physical Fitness And Sports Month!

Getting active increases your chances of living longer and can help you: Control your blood pressure, blood sugar, and weight. Raise your “good” cholesterol Prevent heart disease, colorectal cancer, and Type 2 Diabetes. For...

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End of Course Project Options Lessons

End of Course Project Options Lessons have been published for all 25 Education and Training, Hospitality and Tourism and Human Services.

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize that we each can play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities. Visit this website...

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United States Consumer Product Safety Commission

Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting...

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March is National Nutrition Month 2012

The theme for March 2012 is “Get Your Plate in Shape.” National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign...

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ChooseMyPlate Poster

Need a MyPlate poster for your classroom? The United States Department of Agriculture has a number of print materials, available as downloadable PDFs. Some materials are also available in limited quantities through their online...

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