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

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Family and Human Services II (8265/36 weeks, 280 hours) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8265
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:12
Prerequisites:Family and Human Services I (8264/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Family and Human Services II continues to prepare students for the provision of human services to individuals and families. Students gain hands-on experience in the principal activities of the field by assessing the effect of caregiving on the family; assessing work-family integration; examining ethical and professional concerns related to the field; assisting individuals with diverse needs and challenges, including caring for older adults and providing physical care; managing the home environment; managing food to meet nutritional needs and specialized dietary constraints; demonstrating communication skills that are important in the field; and seeking employment in the field. Students develop skills in critical thinking, practical problem-solving, and cultural awareness.

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.