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