Career, Community and Family Connections

SCED Code: 19299
Virginia Extended Description: 18
Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Duration: 18 Weeks
Hours: 70
Credits: 0.5
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No

Career, Community, and Family Connections provides tools to meet and balance the multiple demands of career, family, and personal life. The course teaches problem solving, conflict management, goal setting, stress management, resource management, and interpersonal skills needed to build strong relationships in the family, the workplace, and the community. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Administration & Administrative Support
  • Training and Development Managers
  • Education Administrators, All Other
Professional Support Services
  • Audiologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Interpreters and Translators
  • Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
  • Childcare Workers
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
  • Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
  • Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
  • Self-Enrichment Teachers
  • Substitute Teachers, Short-Term
  • Teaching Assistants, All Other

Pathway Occupation
Consumer Services
  • Credit Counselors
Counseling & Mental Health Services
  • Health Education Specialists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
Early Childhood Development & Services
  • Childcare Workers
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
  • Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
  • Teaching Assistants, All Other
Family & Community Services
  • Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Social and Community Service Managers
  • Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Child, Family, and School Social Workers
  • Clergy

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