# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Family Relations (8223/18 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Family Relations (8223/18 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8223
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12

Students enrolled in Family Relations focus on analyzing the significance of the family; nurturing human development in the family throughout the life span; analyzing identifying factors that build and maintain healthy family relationships; developing communication patterns that enhance family relationships; dealing effectively with family stressors and conflicts; managing work and family roles and responsibilities; analyzing social forces and conditions that influence families across the life span; and cultivating the safety and well-being of the family. Critical thinking, practical problem solving, and entrepreneurship opportunities within the area of family responsibilities and services are emphasized. Instructors highlight the basic skills of mathematics, science, and communication when appropriate.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Human Services
    • Counseling and Mental Health Services
    • Early Childhood Development and Services
    • Family and Community Services

Available Credentials

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state CTE Cluster specialist.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.