Courses of Study: Human Services

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Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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1.) Determine roles of personnel employed in family and human services careers.

•  Examining education and training requirements for employees in family and human services careers
•  Describing personal benefits of employment in the family and human services field
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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2.) Analyze agencies, organizations, services, and other resources available through family and human services to meet the needs of clients throughout the life span.

•  Describing characteristics of clients in need of assistance from family and human services
•  Summarizing current laws, trends, and issues that impact family and human services provided to clients
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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3.) Explain the impact of disadvantaging conditions encountered by individuals and families.

Examples: poor health, lack of transportation, lack of income, limited mobility, loss of home, loss of spouse

•  Describing modifications needed to accommodate individuals with disadvantaged conditions
•  Describing the need for informing clients of their rights, responsibilities, and services available
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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4.) Determine methods used in family and human services programs to equip clients with basic life skills.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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5.) Evaluate ways technology is used to provide services to clients.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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6.) Determine major roles and responsibilities necessary to manage family and human services programs.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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7.) Evaluate professional work behaviors, skills, and knowledge needed to provide services to clients, including confidentiality, professional behavior, teamwork, and maintaining accurate records.

•  Explaining the value of participation in professional family and human service organizations
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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8.) Evaluate safety practices used in the family and human services workplace, including first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and hazardous conditions.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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9.) Identify interpersonal, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills needed in family and human services careers.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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10.) Compare physical, intellectual, social, and emotional developmental needs of clients throughout the life cycle.

•  Explaining theories of human development
•  Analyzing various formal and informal assessment tools to determine client needs
•  Identifying developmentally appropriate activities for clients based on their needs
•  Explaining methods and techniques used to promote positive well-being and emotional stability of clients
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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11.) Explain ways nutrition, exercise, and other lifestyle choices impact the health and wellness of clients.

Examples: dangers of substance abuse, health and wellness issues

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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12.) Develop a health and wellness management plan for clients.

•  Explaining how clients are informed regarding implementation of a health and wellness management plan
Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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13.) Describe the impact of aging on the physical, mental, social, and emotional characteristics of the older adult population.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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14.) Determine major concerns and issues faced by older adults.

Examples: health, safety, housing, loss of independence, finance, social, intellectual needs

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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15.) Describe the impact of intergenerational living on older adults and families.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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16.) Appraise characteristics of a quality program for providing services to older adults.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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17.) Determine client situations requiring crisis intervention.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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18.) Analyze coping strategies and stress management practices for clients and family members that require intervention.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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19.) Evaluate strategies used to overcome diverse challenges faced by family and human services clients.

Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Family Studies and Community Services I
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20.) Describe ethical responsibilities regarding suspected abuse and neglect of clients.