The Human Services Career Cluster is dedicated to fulfilling basic human needs through its three pathways that are: Counseling and Mental Health Services; Family and Community Services; and Consumer Services. There are five additional career pathways within the human services cluster: consumer services, counseling and mental health services, early childhood development and services, family and community services, and personal care services.
A professional organization/association is a group that seeks to further the interests of professionals within a particular field. Professional organizations typically provide professional development, networking, and leadership opportunities for their members. Getting involved can often be great for career growth and advancement. The professional organizations listed below are most appropriate for students interested in occupations related to Human Services.