Courses of Study : Career Tech: Human Services

Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
1 ) Differentiate between life span and life cycle.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
2 ) Explain major milestones in the stages of the family life cycle, including conditions that influence human growth and development.

•  Comparing human developmental theories
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
3 ) Develop a career plan, portfolio, and résumé based on personal interests and abilities.

•  Evaluating career paths in relation to personal interests and abilities
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
4 ) Evaluate a couple's readiness for marriage by explaining the significance of dating, describing issues to discuss during the engagement period, and determining issues that may impact a couple's relationship.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
5 ) Compare marriage laws, customs, and traditions and their impact on a couple.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
6 ) Demonstrate management of individual and family resources, including the purchase of food, clothing, shelter, and transportation.

•  Evaluating benefits of budget preparations and accurate financial records maintenance
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
7 ) Determine factors influencing a couple's decision to become parents, including responsibilities, rewards, and challenges.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
8 ) Explain ages and stages of child development, including prenatal development, infancy, toddler, preschooler, school-age child, and adolescent.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
9 ) Explain responsibilities of parents in preparing their children to leave home.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
10 ) Describe common marital adjustments during the launching stage and ways to resolve each.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
11 ) Describe the impact of "empty nest" on parents.

•  Identifying agencies or organizations for community involvement or volunteerism opportunities for adults
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
12 ) Explain the impact of intergenerational living situations on individuals and families throughout the life cycle.

Examples: challenges, rewards, coping skills

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
13 ) Describe effects of divorce on family members.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
14 ) Recognize the impact of aging on the physical, emotional, and intellectual well-being of the individual.

Examples: stages of grief, dementia, physical limitations

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
15 ) Compare types of housing and care options available to older adults.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
16 ) Determine personal qualities that contribute to healthy relationships with family, friends, and coworkers, including effective communication techniques, conflict resolution techniques, and the importance of good character.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
17 ) Analyze the significance of work for self, family, and society.

•  Identifying strategies, community resources, and services available to balance work, family, and community responsibilities
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
18 ) Assess ways technology impacts individuals and families throughout the life cycle.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Life Connections
All Resources: 0
19 ) Determine careers related to families as they progress through the life cycle.