# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Family and Human Services Task 1748711897

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify management strategies for balancing work and family roles.

Definition

Identification should include
  • using time-management skills
  • prioritizing family and work responsibilities
  • finding the best methods to cope with stress
  • striving for good health and personal safety
  • applying conflict-resolution techniques
  • instilling and protecting family and work values
  • identifying the stages of the family life cycle
  • examining resiliency in families.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What is the relationship between a family’s circumstances and work productivity?
  • What responsibility does an employer have for a worker’s well-being at home?
  • When might it be appropriate for an employer to intervene in an employee’s personal/family life?
  • How do management strategies for balancing work and family roles change as the family progresses through its life cycle?
  • What community resources are available to help workers balance family and work responsibilities?
Communication
  • When is it appropriate for an employee to communicate personal/family problems to an employer?
  • What are appropriate and inappropriate ways of communicating personal/family problems to an employer?
  • How can communication skills contribute to balancing work and family responsibilities?
  • How should other family members respond when their wage earners are going through job transition?
Leadership
  • What leadership techniques are effective in resolving conflicts that arise between work and family?
  • Why do most public and industry leaders credit their family or upbringing with their success?
  • Why is it not always possible to negotiate a mutually beneficial outcome for family conflicts?
Management
  • How can management skills help set priorities at work and at home?
  • How can managing the home help a person succeed in the workplace?
  • What management skills are helpful when dealing with change on the job and/or at home?

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.

History and Social Science

GOVT.16

The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

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

 

Power of One: Working on Working

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation

 

Entrepreneurship

 

Interpersonal Communications

 

Job Interview

 

Professional Presentation

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

1.1

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