# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nutrition and Wellness Task 297456767

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify management strategies for balancing work and family roles.


Identification should include strategies related to

  • use of time, particularly spending quality time with children
  • prioritization of family and work responsibilities
  • ways to handle stress on adults and children
  • health and safety issues, including sick child care
  • conflict resolution
  • family and work values
  • stages of the family and career life cycles.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the relationship between the family’s circumstances and work productivity?
  • Why is it important to a person, to the family, and to the employer to balance work and family roles?
  • What factors should we consider when developing management strategies related to family? To the workplace?
  • What responsibility does an employer have for a worker’s well-being at home?
  • When is it appropriate for an employer to intervene in an employee’s personal/family life?
  • What is the relationship of community activities and responsibilities to work and family roles?
  • How do management strategies for balancing work and family roles change as the family progresses through its life cycle?
  • When is it appropriate for an employee to communicate personal/family problems to an employer?
  • What communication skills do we need to develop strategies for balancing work and family roles?
  • How can we communicate to others the importance of balancing work and family roles?
  • What leadership techniques can we use to address and resolve conflict regarding work and family roles?
  • What skills do family members need to become leaders?
  • What criteria should we use to assess our efforts at balancing work and family roles?
  • What management skills do we need to set priorities at work and at home?
  • What kind of training is needed to develop management strategies for balancing work and family roles?
  • What management skills do we need to deal with issues at different stages of the family life cycle?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  4. evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
  5. constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
  6. explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
  7. taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
  9. applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. 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


Power of One: Family Ties


Power of One: Working on Working


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation


Event Management


Interpersonal Communications


Job Interview




National Programs in Action


Professional Presentation


Promote and Publicize FCCLA!


Public Policy Advocate


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Analyze strategies to manage multiple roles and responsibilities (individual, family, career, community, and global).