A Family and Consumer Sciences Resource Guide for grades 9 and 10.
This course helps students understand and cope with personal, family, and social challenges. Emphasis is placed on communication, decision-making skills, and building stable relationships with family and peers.
The course enables students to implement positive coping mechanisms and promotes understanding of self. It addresses issues that impact teenagers: self-concept, family and peer relationships, personal loss, dating and teenage pregnancy, and child abuse. Emphasis is placed on students taking personal responsibility for life.