Family and Human Services I (8264/36 weeks, 280 hours) Course Description
|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
Upon completion of the course
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Family and Community Services Assessment (AAFCS)
- Family and Community Services Assessment (NOCTI)
- Leadership Essentials Assessment
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Personal Care Services Assessment
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
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.