# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781491960

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the need for a criminal background investigation as a condition for employment in the home health care field.


Explanation should include
  • the need to investigate criminal offenses (e.g., misdemeanors, felonies, barrier crimes, moral turpitude)
  • the need to investigate driving records
  • the need to investigate history of abuse (e.g., domestic, child, sexual)
  • the need to conduct drug screenings.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How is a criminal background check initiated and completed?
  • What are the grounds for not being cleared for employment in a criminal background check?
  • What is a felony? What types of crimes are examples of felonies?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events


Home Health Aide


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