Develop strategies for sharing responsibilities to manage family and work.
Development should include
- identifying responsibilities that need to be managed
- identifying support systems that help families manage family and work responsibilities
- identifying workplace policies (e.g., daycare, leave, health insurance) that help employees balance work and family life.
- What factors influence attitudes and beliefs about managing family and work responsibilities?
- How does sharing responsibilities help build strong families?
- What communication skills are essential when family members share responsibilities?
- Which of these skills might need to be learned?
- What criteria should be used when selecting resources to manage the family, such as selecting child-care providers or household workers?
- Why are employers increasingly willing to establish a “family-friendly” workplace?
- What workplace policies help families with young children or children involved in extra-curricular activities?
- What policies would be of most interest to you and your future family?
- What leadership skills can help when devising a plan for balancing work and family responsibilities?
- What criteria can be used to evaluate a family’s success in balancing work and family responsibilities?
- What are the most influential trends affecting the ways in which people balance work and family roles?
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
Student Body: The Real You
Student Body: The Resilient You
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
Chapter Service Project Display
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Apply time management, organizational, and process skills to prioritize tasks and achieve goals.