# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services I Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Family and Human Services I (8264/36 weeks, 280 hours) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8264
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:11

Family and Human Services I introduces students to the provision of human services. Students assess needs and examine ethical and professional concerns within the field. Students also investigate assisting those with needs, including caring for the aging, providing physical care, managing the home environment, and managing food, nutrition, and dietary plans. Students will develop communication skills that are important in the field, and explore family and human services careers. This course emphasizes critical thinking and practical problem solving.

Recommended prerequisite(s): Introduction to Family and Human Services 8237/8238.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Human Services
    • Family and Community Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


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.