# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Family and Human Services Task 901679994

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Research the rewards and benefits of a career in human services.

Definition

Research should include
  • intrinsic rewards (e.g., making a difference in the lives of individuals and their families, being a change agent)
  • extrinsic rewards (e.g., diverse career opportunities)

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What are the rewards and benefits of a career in human services?
  • What are some skills that are essential for a human services professional to be successful?
  • Why is it important for human services professionals to be aware of the needs of a diverse population?
Communication
  • What characteristics and skills help human services professionals relate to diverse populations?
  • Why is confidentiality vitally important in the field of human services?
  • What is the importance of clear communication for human services professionals?
Leadership
  • How do leadership skills affect career advancement?
  • Why is it important to have a strong work ethic and commitment as a human services professional?
Management
  • Why are the certain behaviors and characteristics beneficial to an employee in a human services career?
  • What criteria could be used to evaluate the skills of a human services professional?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.8

The student will find, evaluate, and select credible resources to create a research product.
  1. Verify the accuracy, validity, and usefulness of information.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias.
  3. Evaluate and select evidence from a variety of sources to introduce counter claims and to support claims.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

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

 

Illustrated Talk

 

Interpersonal Communications

 

National Programs in Action

 

Say YES to FCS Education

 

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.