Principles of Human Services
This course provides students with the opportunity to investigate careers in the human services career cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development and family and community. Students will gain specific knowledge and skills about human services which will enhance personal and career effectiveness.
The activities, daily work, and learning follows a discovery and student-centered learning model. This course gives students a real world understanding of human needs and services
Students will be expected to think critically across subjects, and use knowledge from different academic areas such as language arts and technology and mathematics.
Units of Study
Intro to Human Services
Needs/Wants and Decision Making
What Children Need
Consumerism and Money Management
Families Roles & Responsibilities
Families in Crisis (Mental Health)
Nutrition & Wellness
Fashion Present & Future
Interior Design: Creating a Comfortable Place