• Principles of Human Services

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7291                       9-12                        1

    Prerequisites: None

    Description: Principles of Human Services is a laboratory course that will enable students to investigate careers in the Human Services Career Cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, personal care, and consumer 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.

     

     

    Dollars and Sense

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    5143                       11-12                         .5

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Human Services

    Description: This course focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, the money management process, decision making skills, impact of technology, and preparation for human services careers.

     

     

    Interpersonal Studies

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7292                       9-12                           .5

    Prerequisites: Principles of Human Services or Principles of Education and Training

    Description: Interpersonal Studies 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.

     

     

    Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7294                       9-12                           .5

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Human Services or Principles of Hospitality and Tourism, or Principles of Health Science

    Description: Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness is a laboratory course that allows students to use principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to help them make informed choices that promote wellness as well as pursue careers related to hospitality and tourism, education and training, human services, and health sciences.

     

     

    Counseling and Mental Health

    Course #7              Grade:                    Credit:

    7295                       11-12                        1

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Human Services

    Description: In Counseling and Mental Health, students model the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a counseling and mental health career through simulated environments. Students are expected to apply knowledge of ethical and legal responsibilities, limitations, and the implications of their actions. Professional integrity in counseling and mental health care is dependent on acceptance of ethical and legal responsibilities.

     

     

    Child Development

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7296                       10-12                          1

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Human Services

    Description: Child Development is a technical laboratory course that addresses knowledge and skills related to child growth and development from prenatal through school age children, equipping students with child development skills. Students use these skills to promote the wellbeing and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children.

     

     

    Child Guidance

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7297                       11-12                         2

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Human Services

    Description: Child Guidance is a technical laboratory course that addresses the knowledge and skills related to child growth and guidance equipping students to develop positive relationships with children and effective caregiver skills. Students use these skills to promote the wellbeing and healthy development of children, strengthen a culturally diverse society, and pursue careers related to the care, guidance, and education of children, including those with special needs. Instruction may be delivered through school-based laboratory training or through work-based delivery arrangements such as cooperative education, mentoring, and job shadowing. 

     

     

    Family and Community Services

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7299                       10-12                          1

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Human Services

    Description: Family and Community Services is a laboratory-based course designed to involve students in realistic and meaningful community-based activities through direct service or service-learning experiences. Students are provided opportunities to interact with and provide services to individuals, families, and the community through community or volunteer services. Emphasis is placed on developing and enhancing organizational and leadership skills and characteristics.

     

     

    Practicum in Human Services First Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7301                       11-12                         2

    Prerequisites: None

    Description: Practicum in Human Services provides background knowledge and occupation specific training that focuses on the development of consumer services, early childhood development and services, counseling and mental health services, and family and community services careers. Content for Practicum in Human Services is designed to meet the occupational preparation needs and interests of students and should be based upon the knowledge and skills selected from two or more courses in a coherent sequence in the human services cluster. 

     

     

    Practicum in Human Services Second Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7484                       12                              2

    Prerequisites: None

    Description: Practicum in Human Services provides background knowledge and occupation specific training that focuses on the development of consumer services, early childhood development and services, counseling and mental health services, and family and community services careers. Content for Practicum in Human Services is designed to meet the occupational preparation needs and interests of students and should be based upon the knowledge and skills selected from two or more courses in a coherent sequence in the human services cluster.