§130.242 Principles of Human Services

Principles of Human Services Overview :

(1) This laboratory course will enable students to investigate careers in the human services career cluster including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, and personal care services. Each student is expected to complete the knowledge and skills essential for success in high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand human services careers.

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

Principles of Human Services Assessment Questions

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

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Principles of Human Services 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: Principles of Human Services I. Personal Characteristics for Success A. Decision-making...

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Principles of Human Services : Lesson Plans for Classrooms

Introductory Lesson: Principles of Human Services

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

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Selection and Care of Clothing: Part II

New According to StatisticBrain.com, American families spend an annual amount of 157.8 billion dollars on teens for food, apparel, personal-care items and entertainment. Do...

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Decisions: Managing Your Money

As an individual and consumer, it is important to make wise decisions managing money and resources. With the use of technology, it is now...

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Leadership Today – Making the Right Decisions

Have any of you ever held a leadership position in a club or other organization? One of the qualities of being a good leader...

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Selection and Care of Clothing: Part I

How long does it take to make a first impression? Why is making a good first impression important during a job interview? If you...

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Maintaining Your Health and Well-Being

Our personal health and wellness affects every aspect of our life. When we are feeling well, we are focused and able to accomplish more....

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Focusing on the Needs of Children

November 25, 14 // Principles of Human Services

An important part of being a parent, caregiver or educator is to understand the needs of children. You will learn the responsibilities of caring...

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Caregiving 101: Early Childhood Development

Early childhood development is critical to the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of a child’s life. Children learn with all of their senses...

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Entrepreneurial Opportunities Design Project

September 29, 14 // Principles of Human Services

Students will be provided with opportunities to explore and practice team building skills during the planning, development and presentation of an entrepreneurial project using...

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Today’s Families

The family is considered the basic unit in our society. Understanding the functions, roles and responsibilities of family members, as well as cultural, demographic...

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Making a Difference: Personal Care Services

Have you ever thought about a career in personal care services? What skills and training would you need to become a cosmetologist? Life skills...

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

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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Nutrition Over the Life Span

Nutritional needs change throughout the life cycle. Each life stage brings its own growth and nutritional needs and challenges. Meeting these demands promotes good...

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Child Abuse Prevention

Child abuse is non-accidental physical or mental injury, sexual abuse, negligent treatment, or maltreatment of a child under the age of 18. Parents and...

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Keys to Career Success

Students in today’s world need to understand how to dress appropriately and be prepared for a job interview. It is becoming more and more...

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Needs, Wants, Values and Goals: Making the Right Decisions

Do you want to graduate from high school? College? Do you want a nice car? Designer clothes? Setting goals for yourself and making decisions...

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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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Family Crisis Management

September 19, 12 // Principles of Human Services

In this lesson students will identify, describe and evaluate strategies to response to different types of family crises. Student will focus on skills necessary...

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Exploring Careers in Human Services

What career do you see in your future? What education do you need for this career? How much money will you make? What skills...

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End of Course Project Options- Principles of Human Services

This lesson will provide End of Course Project Options for students enrolled in Principles of Human Services.

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