The Human Service Career Cluster focuses on preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care services, and consumer services. Students in the Human Services cluster will have the opportunity to earn industry certifications in Microsoft.
Students at Kennedale High School have the opportunity to take courses in the Human Services cluster by following the career cluster pathway below. Students who complete a coherent sequence of at least three courses for four or more credits will earn the public services endorsement. The number of credits for each course below is indicated in parenthesis.
Teacher: Julie Naughton
Year 1: Principles of Human Services (1)
Year 2: Counseling and Mental Health* (1)
Year 3: Practicum in Human Services I (2)
Year 4: Practicum in Human Services II (2)
*Students may also enroll in Human Growth and Development found in the Education & Training cluster during "Year 2" as part of the students' coherent sequence.