Counseling and Mental Health

Outline of Course TEKS
Introduction
Guidelines and stigma 2 (C); 5 (A)
Overview, prevelance, and history 2 (C, F)
Careers
Careers in counseling and mental health 4 (A); 5 (C)
Consequences of career decisions 4 (C)
Employability skills 1 (B-C)
Ethics and the Law
Ethics and professionalism 1 (D); 5 (A, C); 7 (A)
Law 5 (B, D-G)
Brain and Nervous System
The brain and nervous system 2 (B)
Mental Health
Mental health and wellness across the lifespan 2 (D-E)
Healthy communications 1 (A, E); 2 (A); 3 (A-C); 4 (D)
Good practices for mental health 2 (E)
Theories and Treatments
Theories 2 (E); 4 (E)
Treatments 4 (A-B, E-F)
Mental Disorders
Overview, classification, assessment, diagnosis, epidemiology, and etiology 2 (H)
Disorders that start in childhood 2 (E, H)
Specific disorders 2 (H)
FREE! - Substance-related disorders 2 (G-H)
Technology & Information Services
Technology & IS 7 (A-C)
Safety
Domestic and dating violence, child abuse, suicide 6 (A-D)

Contributors

  • Arlene Spearman, former Associate Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Jamie Bauerle, Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher
  • Cari Collins, Curriculum Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Patti Rambo, former Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Derrick Pedersen, IT Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Becky Martinez, Business Coordinator, Editor, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences