Related National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences EducationThe National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education have been correlated to the tasks/competencies in this course. These correlations appear on the task/competency pages, and an unduplicated list of these standards appears below.
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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 ways that individual career goals can affect the family's capacity to meet goals for all family members.
Analyze potential effects of various career path decisions on balancing work and family.
Determine goals for life-long learning and leisure opportunities for all family members.
Develop a life plan, including pathways to acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to achieve individual, family, and career goals.
Demonstrate job seeking and job keeping skills.
Apply communication skills in school, community and workplace settings and with diverse populations.
Demonstrate teamwork skills in school, community and workplace settings and with diverse populations.
Demonstrate employability skills, work ethics, and professionalism.
Analyze goals that support individuals and family members in carrying out community and civic responsibilities.
Analyze personal and family assets and skills that provide service to the community.
Analyze community resources and systems of formal and informal support available to individuals and families.
Analyze the effects of federal, state, and local public policies, agencies, and institutions on the family.
Apply time management, organizational, and process skills to prioritize tasks and achieve goals.
Analyze how individuals and families make choices to satisfy needs and wants.
Analyze decisions about providing safe and nutritious food for individuals and families.
Apply consumer skills to providing and maintaining clothing.
Apply consumer skills to decisions about housing, utilities, and furnishings.
Summarize information about procuring and maintaining health care to meet the needs of individuals and family members.
Apply consumer skills to decisions about recreation.
Apply consumer skills to acquire and maintain transportation that meets the needs of individuals and family members.
Analyze individual and family responsibility in relation to environmental trends and issues.
Demonstrate behaviors that conserve, reuse, and recycle resources to maintain the environment.
Analyze state and federal policies and laws providing consumer protection.
Analyze how policies become laws relating to consumer rights.
Apply skills to seek information regarding consumer rights.
Analyze how media and technological advances influence family and consumer decisions.
Analyze the use of resources in making choices that satisfy needs and wants of individuals and families and communities.
Analyze economic effects of laws and regulations that pertain to consumers and providers of services.
Analyze practices that allow families to maintain economic self-sufficiency.
Evaluate the need for personal and family financial planning.
Apply financial management principles to individual and family financial practices.
Analyze the role of advocacy groups at state, national, and international levels.
Demonstrate strategies that enable consumers to become advocates.
Analyze the effects of consumer protection laws on advocacy.
Apply strategies to reduce the risk of consumer fraud.
Analyze the effects of business and industry policies and procedures on advocacy.
Analyze the use of educational and promotional materials in consumer advocacy.
Explain the effects of the economy on personal income, individual and family security, and consumer decisions.
Demonstrate components of a financial planning process that reflect the distinction between needs, wants, values, goals, and economic resources for a variety of diverse populations.
Analyze the effect of consumer credit on short- and long-term financial planning.
Compare investment and savings alternatives.
Examine the effects of risk management strategies on long-term financial planning.
Analyze the effect of key lifecycle transitions on financial planning.
Explain the role of estate planning in long-term financial planning.
Analyze family as the basic unit of society.
Analyze the role of family in transmitting societal expectations.
Analyze global influences on today's families.
Analyze the role of family in teaching culture and traditions across the life span.
Analyze the role of family in developing independence, interdependence, and commitment of family members.
Analyze the effects of social and cultural diversity on individuals and families.
Analyze the effects of empathy for diversity on individuals in family, work, and community settings.
Demonstrate respect for diversity with sensitivity to anti-bias, gender, equity, age, culture, and ethnicity.
Analyze the effects of globalization and increasing diversity on individuals, families, and society.
Describe local, state, and national agencies and informal support resources providing human services.
Demonstrate practices and procedures that assure personal and workplace health and hygiene.
Analyze the influences of social, economic, and technological forces on individual growth and development.
Analyze the influences of gender, ethnicity, and culture on individual development.
Analyze the influences of life events on individuals' physical, emotional, social, moral and cognitive development.
Analyze processes for building and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
Predict the effects of various stages of the family life cycle on interpersonal relationships.
Compare physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual functioning in stable and unstable relationships.
Analyze factors that contribute to healthy and unhealthy relationships.
Demonstrate stress management strategies for family, work, and community settings.
Analyze the effects of personal characteristics on relationships.
Analyze the effect of personal needs on relationships.
Analyze the effects of self-esteem and self-image on relationships.
Analyze the effects of life span events and conditions on relationships.
Explain the effects of personal standards and behaviors on interpersonal relationships.
Analyze communication styles and their effects on relationships.
Demonstrate verbal and nonverbal behaviors and attitudes that contribute to effective communication.
Analyze strategies to overcome communication barriers in family, community, and work settings.
Analyze the roles and functions of communication in family, work, and community settings.
Analyze the origin and development of attitudes and behaviors regarding conflict.
Explain how similarities and differences among people affect conflict prevention and management.
Apply the roles of decision making and problem solving in reducing and managing conflict.
Demonstrate nonviolent strategies that address conflict.
Demonstrate effective responses to harassment.
Assess community resources that support conflict prevention and management.
Create an environment that encourages and respects the ideas, perspectives, and contributions of all group members.
Demonstrate strategies to motivate, encourage, and build trust in group members.
Demonstrate strategies that utilize the strengths and minimize the limitations of team members.
Demonstrate techniques that develop team and community spirit.
Demonstrate ways to organize and delegate responsibilities.
Create strategies to integrate new members into the team.
Demonstrate processes for cooperating, compromising, and collaborating.
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.
Explain physical, emotional, social, psychological, cultural, and spiritual components of individual and family wellness.
Evaluate the effect of nutrition on health, wellness and performance.
Analyze the relationship of nutrition and wellness to individual and family health throughout the life span.
Apply current dietary guidelines in planning to meet nutrition and wellness needs.
Analyze safety and sanitation practices.
Analyze parenting roles across the life span.
Analyze expectations and responsibilities of parenting.
Analyze influences of parenting practices on individuals, families, and society.