Identify the signs of abuse, exploitation, and neglect in clients.
Identification should include
- recognizing the types and signs of abuse, exploitation, and neglect
- distinguishing among abuse, exploitation, and neglect
- determining the situations that may cause abuse, exploitation, and neglect
- understanding the needs of clients of different age groups
- identifying the agencies to which abuse, exploitation, and neglect cases are reported
- identifying how and when to file reports.
- What are the symptoms that a person could be suffering from abuse or neglect?
- What are the types of abuse and neglect?
- What are the short- and long-term effects of (physical, emotional, intellectual, and/or social) abuse and neglect?
- What should be done if one suspects a person is being abused or neglected?
- What are the local and/or national agencies that should be contacted in cases of suspected abuse or neglect?
- How should a professional communicate with an abuse and/or neglect victim to provide the appropriate services?
- What are the roles of family members and of health professionals in abuse and neglect programs?
- How does one know if he/she is effectively informing the community about resources available to abuse victims and their families?
- How can a community reduce the number of cases of neglect and abuse?
- What local resources are available to victims of abuse and neglect?
- How can stress-management techniques be helpful in preventing abuse?
- What steps are required to make sure abuse and neglect victims are not overlooked?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
- Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
- Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
- Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
- Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
- Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
- Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
- Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
- Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
- Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Families First: Families Today
Families First: Meet the Challenge
Families First: You-Me-Us
Power of One: A Better You
Power of One: Working on Working
STOP the Violence
Student Body: The Real You
Student Body: The Resilient You
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
National Programs in Action
Public Policy Advocate
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Analyze harmful, fraudulent, unethical, and deceptive human services practices.
Investigate health, wellness, and safety issues of individual and families with a variety of conditions that could influence their well-being.
Differentiate between situations that require personal prevention or intervention and those situations that require professional assistance.