# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Family and Human Services Task 901680012

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the importance of a support network.

Definition

Description should include
  • explaining what a support network is (e.g., family, friends, community, work- and faith-based organizations) and what it can do
  • assessing the level of need
  • receiving financial, physical, medical, emotional, educational, and additional resources.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • Why is networking an integral part of professional life?
  • How can a mentor play a vital role in the professional life of a new employee?
Communication
  • What kinds of educational experiences can enhance job performance?
  • What kinds of communication skills are needed to create a successful professional network?
Leadership
  • What kind of networking should employers encourage among employees?
  • How can networking have a positive and negative influence on a company?
Management
  • What resources are available to identify educational opportunities?
  • What resources are available to find appropriate networking opportunities?

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

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

 

Student Body: The Resilient You

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Interpersonal Communications

 

National Programs in Action

 

Professional Presentation

 

Public Policy Advocate

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

7.4.6

Summarize the appropriate support needed to address selected human services issues.