Career & Technical Education

Careers in Human Service

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Students will:

  • understand the major stages of human development -- physical, social, emotional, and psychological -- and the problems that are part of the phases of human growth

  • demonstrate understand of and sensitivity to individual, ethnic, and cultural differences among individuals and families

  • explore a variety of community-based human service agencies and careers

  • demonstrate effective communication skills, decision making strategies, and problem solving techniques with children, the elderly, the families of clients, and staff colleagues.

Last Updated: March 25, 2009