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  2. 2. Cluster Description <ul><li>The Human Services Cluster prepares students for careers that improve quality of life and promote safe, healthy communities. Workers in Human Services better our lives by tending to our psychological, social and physical needs. Social service organizations that help individuals with basic needs, such as housing, health and nutrition constitute a large component of this cluster. </li></ul>
  3. 3. I can prepare for a career in the Human Services cluster through . . .
  4. 4. . . . Coursework <ul><li>Human Development/Parenting </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Education </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Sociology </li></ul><ul><li>Health Education </li></ul>
  5. 5. . . . School Activities <ul><li>FCCLA </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Mediation </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as Mentor or Tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Other organizations that have a strong community service component </li></ul>
  6. 6. . . . Community Involvement <ul><li>4-H Family Life Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Scouting Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Providing child care or work with people who are aged or disabled </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer in soup kitchens/food pantries or agencies that serve people </li></ul><ul><li>Teach religious classes </li></ul>
  7. 7. HUMAN SERVICES PATHWAYS <ul><li>Consumer Services </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling and Mental Health Services </li></ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Development and Services </li></ul><ul><li>Family and Community Services </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Care Services </li></ul>
  8. 8. CONSUMER SERVICES <ul><li>Consumer Services workers assist individuals with decisions related to finance, real estate, insurance and consumer goods. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Related Post-Secondary Programs of Study <ul><li>On-the-Job Training </li></ul><ul><li>Call Center Customer Service </li></ul><ul><li>Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Financial Planner </li></ul><ul><li>Wellness </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Family Science </li></ul><ul><li>Family Financial Management </li></ul><ul><li>Human Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Business Administration </li></ul>
  10. 10. Career Specialties - Jobs <ul><li>Personal Financial Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Financial Planner </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Advocate </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Credit Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Market Researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Fraud Investigator </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resource Manager </li></ul>
  11. 11. COUNSELING & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES <ul><li>Counseling and Mental Health Services workers assist people with personal, family, educational, mental health and career decisions in hospitals, clinics, schools or private settings. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Related Post-Secondary Programs of Study <ul><li>Associate’s Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Human Services </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical Dependency Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Human Services </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Social Work </li></ul><ul><li>Human and Social Services Administration </li></ul>
  13. 13. Related Post-Secondary Programs of Study <ul><li>Advanced Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage & Family Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Social Work </li></ul><ul><li>Community Counseling </li></ul>
  14. 14. Career Specialties - Jobs <ul><li>Marriage, Child and Family Counselors </li></ul><ul><li>Substance Abuse Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Mental Health Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Social Worker </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Psychologist </li></ul>
  15. 15. Career Specialties - Jobs <ul><li>Sociologists </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral Disorder Counselors </li></ul><ul><li>Nutritional Counselors </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/Aids Counselors </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation Counselors </li></ul>
  16. 16. EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT & SERVICES <ul><li>Early Childhood Development and Services workers nurture and teach children in a variety of settings – day care, family care, after-school care, public and private schools, businesses and medical facilities. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Related Post-Secondary Programs of Study <ul><li>Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>Nanny </li></ul><ul><li>Parenting </li></ul><ul><li>Associate’s Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Education </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Child Development </li></ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Education </li></ul><ul><li>Special Education & Communication Disorders </li></ul>
  18. 18. Related Post-Secondary Programs of Study <ul><li>Advanced Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Family Science </li></ul><ul><li>Special Education & Communication Disorders </li></ul>
  19. 19. Career Specialties - Jobs <ul><li>Preschool Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Child Care Worker </li></ul><ul><li>Nanny </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Director-Child Care Facility </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Educator </li></ul><ul><li>Family Day Care Provider </li></ul>
  20. 20. FAMILY & COMMUNITY SERVICES <ul><li>Family and Community Services workers help the homeless, housebound and infirm cope with daily living, counsel troubled individuals; train the unemployed, care for elderly and disabled; help the needy obtain assistance and solicit contributions. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Related Post-Secondary Programs of Study <ul><li>Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>Para-educator </li></ul><ul><li>Family Life Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Spirituality </li></ul><ul><li>Biblical Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Associate’s Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Human Services </li></ul><ul><li>Theology </li></ul>
  22. 22. Related Post-Secondary Programs of Study <ul><li>Bachelor’s Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Human Services </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition, Fitness & Health Promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Gerontology </li></ul><ul><li>Social Work </li></ul><ul><li>Sociology </li></ul><ul><li>Family Science </li></ul><ul><li>Religious Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Family Science </li></ul><ul><li>Human Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Social Work </li></ul><ul><li>Sociology </li></ul>
  23. 23. Career Specialties - Jobs <ul><li>Adult Day Care/Nursing Home Worker </li></ul><ul><li>Child or Family Social Worker </li></ul><ul><li>Clergy/Religious Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Community Service Director </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Relief Worker </li></ul><ul><li>Residential Advisors/Workers </li></ul><ul><li>Social and Human Service Assistants </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor </li></ul>
  24. 24. PERSONAL CARE SERVICES Personal Care Services workers assist individuals with their personal appearance, provide personal fitness training and also includes funeral services.
  25. 25. Related Post-Secondary Programs of Study <ul><li>Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>Barbering </li></ul><ul><li>Cosmetology </li></ul><ul><li>Nail Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Esthetics </li></ul><ul><li>Massage Therapist </li></ul><ul><li>Associate’s Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Mortuary Science </li></ul><ul><li>Cosmetology </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s Degree </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Mortuary Science </li></ul>
  26. 26. Career Specialties - Jobs <ul><li>Barber / Cosmetologist </li></ul><ul><li>Fitness Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>Funeral Attendant/Director </li></ul><ul><li>Image Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Message Therapist </li></ul><ul><li>Nail Technician </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Shopper </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation Workers </li></ul><ul><li>Wedding Coordinator </li></ul>
  27. 27. For more information: <ul><li>Shirley Baum, Career Field Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Human Services and Resources </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>March, 2006 </li></ul>