III Counseling and Mental Health

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Types of crises 1. Stages of the family life cycle 2. Skills and resources for handling crisis 3. Effects of various crises

  • (3) The students demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in counseling and mental health services.
    • (A) determine types of crises
    • (D) determine crises typical of various stages of the life cycle
    • (C) determine effects of crisis on individuals and families
    • (B) determine appropriate responses, management strategies, and technology available to meet individual and family needs

B. Effective management of multiple roles 1. Healthy mental functioning 2. Ways to cope with stress and depression 3. Warning signs of depression

  • (3) The students demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in counseling and mental health services.
    • (E) identify the contributing factors and describe the impact of stress on individuals and relationships

C. Types of domestic violence 1. Events that can lead to violence 2. Skills and resources to handle domestic violence

  • (3) The students demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in counseling and mental health services.
    • (F) investigate causes, prevention, and treatment of domestic and relationship violence

D. Careers available 1. Entry level, technical, professional 2. Direction of future trends

  • (3) The students demonstrates the skills necessary to enhance personal and career effectiveness in counseling and mental health services.
    • (G) describe rewards, demands, and future trends in counseling and mental health services

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