Health & Wellness
Creekview High School
Public Service Endorsement
This four year plan can be used as an example to help plan your high school career.
|subject||9th Grade||10th Grade||11th Grade||12th grade|
|Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies|
|CTE Courses||Principles of Human Services (1 credit)
|Human Growth & Development
Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness
|Applied Nutrition & Dietetics
Additional Graduation Requirements:
- Foreign Language (2 credits)
- Physical Education (1 credit)
- Fine Arts (1 credit)
- Health (1/2 credit)
Possible Industry Based Certifications:
- Community Health Worker
- Certified Associate in Project Management
|occupations||median wage||annual openings||% growth|
|Child, Family & School Social Workers||$41,350||2,221||17%|
|Social and Community Services Manager||$64,146||608||33%|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$42,266||217||35%|
|Social and Human Service Assistants||$32,448||2,822||25%|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors||$42,120||576||39%|
Principles of Human Services
This course is a laboratory course that will enable students to investigate careers in the Human Services Career Cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, personal care, and consumer services. Each student is expected to complete the knowledge and skills essential for success in high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand human services careers.
Human Growth and Development
This course is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis on research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary, one-semester introductory course in developmental psychology or human development.
Lifetime Nutrition and Development
This course is a laboratory course that allows students to use principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to help them make informed choices that promote wellness as well as pursue careers related to hospitality and tourism, education and training, human services, and health sciences.
This course examines how the relationships between individuals and among family members significantly affect the quality of life. Students use knowledge and skills in family studies and human development to enhance personal development, foster quality relationships, promote wellness of family members, manage multiple adult roles, and pursue careers related to counseling and mental health services.
Applied Nutrition and Dietetics
The Applied Nutrition and Dietetics course builds on the fundamental nutritional knowledge gained from the Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness course by reinforcing professional standards, food safety and sanitation, food service and management, and nutrition care for individuals and groups at a deeper level. The course also introduces and applies career focused and real-world topics related to nutrition such as the nutrition care process, types of nutrition education and counseling, development of nutrition programs, and nutrition industry related research. Students will research requirements necessary to become a professional in the nutrition and dietetics field such as a registered dietitian, licensed nutritionist, or clinical dietitian.
This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success.