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Transcona Collegiate
River East Transcona School Division

Family Studies

The courses offered in Family Studies provide hands-on experiences designed to:

• Develop personal management;

• Increase resourcefulness;

• Plan a healthy, creative and satisfying lifestyle;

• Prepare for career options;

• Build transferable life management skills;

• Prepare for future life roles; and

• Increase global awareness.

Learn about human development, psychology of human behaviour, operating a nursery school, effective communication skills and increasing  earning potential. Anyone planning to work and live in co-operation with other people and/or to enter post secondary training in "people care" fields should take courses in Family Studies. Successful completion of each level will give a student a special Family Studies Certificate. Students completing at least four Family Studies courses are eligible to apply for a Child Care Worker 1 Certificate.