# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Family and Human Services Task 901679997

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify knowledge, skills, abilities, and characteristics of workers within the Early Childhood Development and Services career pathway.

Definition

Identification should include
  • knowledge, skills, and dispositions highly valued within the Early Childhood Development and Services career pathway
  • a determination of potential personality compatibility with jobs in the Early Childhood Development and Services career pathway.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What characteristics and skills help early childhood development and services professionals obtain employment? Maintain employment? Advance in employment?
  • How can early childhood development and services improve the quality of life for recipients of those services and their families?
Communication
  • What are the benefits and drawbacks of jobs in the Early Childhood Development and Services career pathway?
  • What characteristics and skills help early childhood development and services professionals relate to diverse populations?
  • What are the most important skills and techniques to use when communicating with children?
  • What skills are important for establishing communication with English language learners?
Leadership
  • How can children be taught leadership skills by an early childhood development and services professional?
  • Why must early childhood development and services professionals remain especially tolerant when dealing with children?
  • Why is it important that early childhood development and services professionals acquire cultural competence?
Management
  • What types of professional credentials and organizations are available to those seeking employment in the Early Childhood Development and Services career pathway?
  • What makes early childhood development and services a challenging and rewarding career pathway?
  • What industry certifications can a student earn while in high school that will benefit a career in this field?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

A Better You

 

Balancing Family and Career

 

Families Today

 

Family Ties

 

Meet the Challenge

 

Parent Practice

 

Working on Working

 

You-Me-Us

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation

 

Check the national website for Skill Events

 

Check the national website for online events

 

Entrepreneurship

 

Focus on Children

 

Illustrated Talk

 

Interpersonal Communications

 

National Programs in Action

 

Say YES to FCS Education

 

Teach and Train

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

7.1.1

Explain the roles and functions of individuals engaged in family and human services careers.