Principles of Human Services A

Course Description:

This course covers the various career pathways in human services, such as counseling, mental health services, and consumer services. In addition, the course covers workplace skills, such as a positive work ethic, integrity, budgeting basics, self-representation, and teamwork.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): Principles of Human Services A
Course Title (NCES SCED) : Human Services Career Exploration
Course Provider : Mancelona Public Schools
Content Provided By : My Virtual Academy
Online Instructor Provided By : Mancelona Public Schools
Standards Addressed : Michigan Merit Curriculum
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Open Entry / Open Exit, Semester, Trimester
Subject Area : Human Services
Course Identifier : Human Services Career Exploration
Course Level : High School (Secondary)
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 1 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website :
Email : [email protected]
Phone : 800-297-2119

Students and Parents: It is important to work closely with your local school counselor or registrar to follow the school's enrollment procedures. By clicking the "Start Registration Request" button below, you will be able to notify the school of your interest in registering for the online course. However, it is the responsibility of the district or school to review the registration request and approve or deny the request. Please make a note to follow up with your school after submitting a registration request.

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Additional Course Information:

Additional Cost Description: None

This course will help you meet the following goals: Explain various types of mental health problems like depression, anxiety, and stress. Describe the types of mental health services in the United States and aspects of these services. Describe various ways to prevent domestic violence and treat victims. Demonstrate job acquisition and advancement skills by preparing to apply for a job and seeking promotion. Discuss aspects of maintaining a healthy financial status. Discuss ethical and legal aspects of consumer services. Demonstrate a positive work ethic and integrity through abiding by workplace policies and laws and demonstrating honesty and reliability. Learn positive self-representation skills by dressing appropriately and using language and manners suitable for the workplace. Demonstrate reading and writing skills and teamwork by contributing new ideas and assisting others in the workplace.
Unit 1: Personal Characteristics
Unit 2: Employability Skills
Unit 3: Counseling and Mental Health Services
Unit 4: Consumer Services
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In order to be successful in our program, it is important for the student to remain in constant communication with the online instructor. The online instructor will be communicating with the student 1-2 times per week. Communication between the student and online instructor will be phone, email, texting, and/or discussion boards. Online instructors provide families with their weekly office hours and My Virtual Academy is open Monday – Thursday from 8 AM – 8 PM, Friday from 8 AM – 4 PM and Saturday from 8AM – 2 PM with staff available to answer questions/concerns. Messages received after hours will be returned the next school day. Parents/Guardians/Students will have access to the curriculum and gradebook 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
School Year Enrollment Count Pass Count Completion Rate Notes
19-20 0 0 0.0%
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