# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Career, Community and Family Connections Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Career, Community and Family Connections (8205/18 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8205
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12

Career, Community, and Family Connections focuses on balancing the multiple demands of career, family, and personal life. The course teaches problem solving, conflict management, goal setting, stress management, and resource management in work and family. Interpersonal skills, needed to build strong relationships in the family and workplace, are also incorporated. Honors credit is available as a local option.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Education and Training
    • Administration and Administrative Support
    • Professional Support Services
    • Teaching and Training
  • Human Services
    • Consumer Services
    • Counseling and Mental Health Services
    • Early Childhood Development and Services
    • Family and Community Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

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.