# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Individual Development Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Individual Development (8209/18 weeks)

Tasks/competencies bordered in blue are considered optional when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.

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Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities

  1. Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.
  3. Demonstrate initiative and self-direction.
  4. Demonstrate integrity.
  5. Demonstrate work ethic.

Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills

  1. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  2. Demonstrate listening and speaking skills.
  3. Demonstrate respect for diversity.
  4. Demonstrate customer service skills.
  5. Collaborate with team members.

Demonstrating Professional Competencies

  1. Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
  2. Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
  3. Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
  4. Manage time and resources.
  5. Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
  7. Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
  8. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
  9. Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
  10. Demonstrate professionalism.
  11. Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
  12. Demonstrate workplace safety.

Examining All Aspects of an Industry

  1. Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
  2. Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
  3. Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
  4. Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
  5. Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
  6. Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
  7. Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
  8. Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.

Addressing Elements of Student Life

  1. Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
  2. Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
  4. Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.

Exploring Work-Based Learning

  1. Identify the types of work-based learning (WBL) opportunities.
  2. Reflect on lessons learned during the WBL experience.
  3. Explore career opportunities related to the WBL experience.
  4. Participate in a WBL experience, when appropriate.

Managing Work and Family Responsibilities for the Well-Being of Self and Others

  1. Analyze the meaning of work and the meaning of family.
  2. Compare how families affect work life and how work life affects families.
  3. Identify management strategies for balancing work and family roles.
  4. Identify the steps required to take responsible action in families, workplaces, and communities, using reasoning processes, individually and collaboratively.

Exploring Personal Development

  1. Identify factors that affect identity, personality, and self-esteem.
  2. Analyze how family influences the development of personal identity and self-esteem.
  3. Propose strategies that promote positive physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development.

Identifying Consequences of Personal Decisions

  1. Summarize the decision-making process.
  2. Assess potential consequences and responsibilities of decisions.
  3. Evaluate the effects of decisions on physical health, emotional and mental well-being, family, interpersonal relationships, employment, and society as a whole.

Transitioning to Independent Adulthood

  1. Analyze adjustments necessary to achieving independence.
  2. Identify responsibilities of living as an independent adult.

Analyzing the Family’s Role in Development of Relationships

  1. Describe the way(s) healthy relationships are developed.
  2. Determine the family’s influence on the individual’s ability to develop healthy relationships outside of the family.
  3. Analyze the influence of culture on family relationships.

Analyzing Relationship Development

  1. Identify methods that are used to promote positive friendships.
  2. Assess the influence of peers on the individual.
  3. Describe appropriate responses to authority figures.
  4. Propose ways to promote an appreciation of diversity.

Identifying Factors Related to Marital Success

  1. Describe courtship practices and cautions.
  2. Analyze components of a successful marriage.
  3. Identify communication skills and behaviors that strengthen marriage.

Building the Family Unit

  1. Describe American family structures.
  2. Describe how different socioeconomic levels can impact a family’s ability to meet their needs and goals.
  3. Describe how families manage resources.
  4. Identify technology that can help manage household needs.
  5. Describe ways that families can positively impact their communities.

Examining Changing Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Describe the family life cycle.
  2. Describe roles and responsibilities assumed throughout the family life cycle.

Managing Crises

  1. Categorize types of crises and their effects on individuals and families.
  2. Identify strategies for the prevention of crises.
  3. Describe personal and community resources that provide assistance to families managing crises.

Applying Effective Stress-Management Techniques

  1. Describe the impact of stress on individuals and relationships.
  2. Identify factors contributing to stress.
  3. Describe techniques for managing stress.
  4. Identify positive strategies for dealing with change.