Principles of Human Services

Outline of Course TEKS
Personal Characteristics for Success
Decision-making process 1 (E); 2 (A)
Charteristics of maturity 2 (A)
Long-term and short-term goals 2 (B)
Management 1 (C); 2 (C)
Types of conflict and negotiation 2 (D)
Effects of wellness 2 (F-G)
Grooming, apparel selection. and maintenance 2 (E, H); 7 (E)
Communication, leadership, and teamwork 1(A-B); 2 (I-J)
Ethics and professionalism 1(D)
Researching jobs of personal interest 3 (D-E); 4(G-H); 5 (E-F); 6 (H-I); 7(F-G); 8 (F-G); 9 (E-F)
Consumer Services
Basics of budgeting 3 (A)
FREE! - Impact of technology on consumers 3 (B)
Making shopping decisions 3 (C)
Consumer rights and responsibilities 3 (C-E)
Counseling and Mental Health
Types of crises 4 (A, C-D)
Effective management of multiple roles 4 (B, E)
Domestic violence 4 (F)
Early Childhood Development
Basic needs of children 5 (A)
Responsible caregiving 5 (B)
Developmentally appropriate guidance techniques and parenting styles 5 (C)
Child abuse 5 (D)
Family and Community Services
Family functioning 6 (A-C)
Community involvement 6 (D)
Nutrition over the life span 6 (E-F)
Food preparation and service 6 (G)
Fashion Design
Factors influencing apparel selection 7 (A-B)
Apparel repair and alteration 2 (H); 7 (D, E)
Interior Design
Elements and principles of design 8 (B)
Factors influencing interior design decisions 8 (A, E)
Safety and maintenance 8 (C-D)
Personal Care Services
Licensing and regulation 9 (B)
Business skills and practices 9 (C)
Media and advertising 9 (D)
Emerging technologies and trends 9 (A)

Contributors

  • Sharon Boling
  • Janiece Lee
  • Cynthia Mareno
  • Wendy McCuiston
  • Terry Henson
  • Mary Kossie
  • Monica Lopez
  • Sharonda Williams
  • Cari Collins, Curriculum Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Heather Blount, former Curriculum Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Becky Martinez, Business Coordinator/Editor, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Derrick Pedersen, IT Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences