Identify the meaning of work and the meaning of family.
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.
- 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?
- 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?
- 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?
- 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
- planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
- analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
- comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
- evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
- constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
- explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
- taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
- using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
- applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
- 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)
National Programs in Action
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Summarize local and global policies, issues, and trends in the workplace, community, and family dynamics that affect individuals and families.
Analyze the effects of social, economic, and technological changes on work and family dynamics.
Analyze family as the basic unit of society.
Analyze the role of family in transmitting societal expectations.
Analyze the role of family in teaching culture and traditions across the life span.