# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Individual Development Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Individual Development (8209/18 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8209
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12

Individual Development students focus on cultivating positive self-esteem; developing skills to build healthy relationships with family, peers, and community members; managing stress and conflict; and preparing to become college- and career-ready.

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

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.