Practicum in Human Services/Extended Practicum in Human Services

Outline of Course Practicum in Human Services TEKS Extended Practicum in Human Services TEKS
Locating Employment
Training, education, and certification 2 (A) 1 (A-B)
Locating employment opportunities 2 (A, E); 5 (A)  
Career portfolio 2 (B-C) 6 (A, E)
Interviewing for jobs 1 (D)  
Entrepreneurship 1 (A)  
Student and professional organizations 2 (F)  
Employability Skills
Time management, organization, and accuracy 1 (B-C); 5 (B); 7 (C) 1 (F)
Leadership and teamwork 7 (A) 1 (C, E)
Professional communications 1 (A); 3 (A); 4 (D) 1 (D); 2 (A-E)
Positive work behaviors 1 (D); 7 (B) 1 (C); 5 (A)
Client Services
FREE! - Interactions 1 (E); 3 (B); 6 (D); 9 (C) 1 (C, E); 2 (C, E); 6 (A, D)
Resources 3 (D-E); 9 (C-D) 2 (C); 3; 5 (D)
Management of clients 3 (C-D); 4 (A-C); 9 (A-B) 1 (D)
Safety and Work Environment
Effective client environments 6 (A-C) 4 (B); 6 (C)
Safety and emergency procedures 6 (E-F) 4 (A, C-D)
Ethical and Legal Responsibilities
Ethical behaviors 8 (A-B) 1 (C); 5 (B-C)
Laws and regulations 5 (C); 8 (C) 5 (B, E); 6 (B)

Contributors

  • 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
  • Alta Swindle, Editor

Thanks to

  • Texas Tech University professors of Personal Financial Planning for providing counsel when writing strategies and teaching aids for consumer services sections.
    • Vickie Hampton, Ph.D., CFP®, Department Chairperson
    • Harold Evensky, CFP®, Professor of Practice