Human Services

Instructor: Melissa Adams

Jobs in the Human Services Cluster are very diverse.  Social workers, drug and alcohol prevention counselors, workers at rehabilitation centers, and child advocacy professionals all work in the Human Services field.  If you like helping people and want the opportunity to work in different environments such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, or for a non-profit organization, look into the Human Services program of study.

CPR

CPR

OSHA

OSHA 10 is a 10-hour online training course "that covers critical workplace safety topics.  Entry-level employees with this certification have industry-specific knowledge and skills that help prevent injuries and keep workplaces safe and productive."  

OSHA 10 Hour Training Website

Governor’s Workforce Credential

The Governor's Workforce Credential is the highest award that a WV CTE student can earn.  Students must obtain at least a 3.0 overall GPA, earn at least 1 industry or state-approved credential, have at least a 95% attendance rate, pass 2 random drug tests, receive at least a 95% score on their CTE Portfolio, and earn a specific score on the NOCTI assessment in order to earn this honor.  

Governor's Workforce Credential (SWAY)

Food Handler

Food Handler's Card

EVERFi

Everfi houses a variety of online courses for which students can earn certificates, including Financial Education, Health and Wellness, and College and Career Readiness.  These courses "bring real-world learning into the classroom and equip students with skills they need for success- now and in the future."

Everfi Website

For questions regarding this program of study, contact Human Services Teacher Melissa Adams (madams@k12.wv.us).