# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 1100235284

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain ways in which social, economic, and technological changes and trends affect work and family dynamics.

Definition

Explanation should include
  • ways in which work and family are interconnected and independent
  • trends associated with the interconnectedness of work and family
  • new products and services designed or improved in the last 10 years that relate to balancing work and family roles
  • advantages and disadvantages of having a dual-earner family.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • How are today’s work and family responsibilities interconnected?
  • How has the traditional separation of work and family changed in the last 50 years?
  • How does the increase of working women affect men’s and women’s roles in the family?
  • What are the effects of the feminization of poverty (an increasing number of women in short-term, low-wage, dead-end jobs) on single-parent families? On the workplace? On society as a whole?
Communication
  • How can families and individuals address the impact of trends in the workplace?
  • What kinds of things influence a person's beliefs and attitudes about work and family responsibilities?
Leadership
  • What are the effects of technological advancements on families and on society?
  • How can technological advancements have both positive and negative impacts on family roles and the workplace?
  • What leadership skills can help with managing the effects of work on family life and family life on work?
  • What leadership skills are helpful in aligning family income with long-term family goals?
Management
  • How can decisions be made about the best way to deal with the social, economic, and technological changes?
  • How might society influence the way families manage their work and family responsibilities?

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Families First: Balancing Family and Career

 

Families First: Families Today

 

Financial Fitness: Protecting

 

Power of One: A Better You

 

Power of One: Family Ties

 

Power of One: Working on Working

 

Student Body: The Real You

 

Student Body: The Resilient You

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Entrepreneurship

 

Event Management

 

Interpersonal Communications

 

National Programs in Action

 

Professional Presentation

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

1.1.2

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