# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 1100235280

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the meaning of work and the meaning of family.

Definition

Identification should include
  • work systems and family systems (structures)
  • characteristics of strong work and family organizations
  • the evolution of the workforce
  • the rewards of work within and outside of the family
  • the roles and responsibilities of employees and family members
  • the effects of interdependence on each member of the family
  • ways in which the evolution of the family life cycle affects choices and decisions
  • personal and family values.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What factors should be considered when analyzing work and family structures?
  • What criteria should be used to assess work and family systems?
  • How are the roles and responsibilities of employed workers and family members similar, and how are they different?
  • How is the role of management in the workplace like or unlike the role of management in the family?
Communication
  • How can the workplace be respectful of the family and individuals?
  • How can you stress the importance of work and family values to others?
  • How can employers be flexible to employees with familial responsibilities?
Leadership
  • What leadership techniques are needed to develop workplace strategies for change?
  • How can the family and the employer develop leadership skills in individuals?
  • What leadership techniques are needed to develop family strategies for change?
  • How can leadership skills be integrated into the family and the workplace?
Management
  • How can you develop a life plan that reflects family values?
  • How can an individual’s ability to balance work and family be applied in the workplace?
  • What resources are available to help families balance work and family?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science

GOVT.1

The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  4. evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
  5. constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
  6. explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
  7. taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
  9. applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Families First: Balancing Family and Career

 

Families First: Families Today

 

Families First: Meet the Challenge

 

Families First: Parent Practice

 

Families First: You-Me-Us

 

Financial Fitness: Earning

 

Financial Fitness: Protecting

 

Financial Fitness: Saving

 

Financial Fitness: Spending

 

Power of One: A Better You

 

Power of One: Family Ties

 

Power of One: Working on Working

 

Student Body: The Fit You

 

Student Body: The Healthy You

 

Student Body: The Real You

 

Student Body: The Resilient You

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation

 

Interpersonal Communications

 

National Programs in Action

 

Professional Presentation

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

1.1.1

Summarize local and global policies, issues, and trends in the workplace, community, and family dynamics that affect individuals and families.

1.1.2

Analyze the effects of social, economic, and technological changes on work and family dynamics.

6.1.1

Analyze family as the basic unit of society.

6.1.2

Analyze the role of family in transmitting societal expectations.

6.1.4

Analyze the role of family in teaching culture and traditions across the life span.