Apply problem-solving processes to individual and family problems.
Application should include
- clarifying individual and family issues
- identifying adequate, reliable information and resources for individual and family
- problem solving
- creating alternative choices for solving problems
- evaluating potential consequences of alternative choices
- using standards to make decisions
- implementing decisions
- revising the solution when necessary.
- What factors influence attitudes toward problem solving?
- What are the benefits of considering many solutions to a problem?
- How are problems identified and categorized in families and the workplace?
- How can technology help solve problems?
- What communication skills are helpful in solving problems?
- How can leaders ensure that the problem has been accurately put into context?
- What leadership techniques can be used to set a goal for solving the problem?
- How can leaders motivate others to solve problems?
- What management techniques are helpful in selecting criteria to evaluate choices for problem solving?
- What techniques are helpful when providing alternative solutions?
- Why is it necessary to provide more than one solution, if possible?
- Why is it necessary to revise solutions?
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
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)
National Programs in Action
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Analyze potential career choices to determine the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and opportunities associated with each career.
Demonstrate teamwork skills in school, community and workplace settings and with diverse populations.
Analyze how individuals and families make choices to satisfy needs and wants.
Apply the roles of decision making and problem solving in reducing and managing conflict.
Apply critical thinking and ethical criteria to evaluate interpersonal relationships.
Apply ethical guidelines when assessing interpersonal issues and situations.
Apply critical thinking and ethical standards when making judgments and taking action.
Demonstrate ethical behavior in family, workplace, and community settings.
Compare the relative merits of opposing points of view regarding current ethical issues.