# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services I Task 1066543891

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe types of written communication used by workers in family and human services occupations.


Description should include
  • social history
  • family assessment
  • plan of care (primary diagnosis, planned tests, planned procedures, medication instructions, physician services consulted, expected length of treatment, accommodations)
  • plan of work for daily tasks, accommodations, and specialized diets
  • daily documentation
  • letters, emails, reports, forms, reviews
  • interviews and transcriptions.
Description should include the concept that written communication may vary according to the audience with whom a human services professional is communicating.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is a plan of care for a client with special needs?
  • What needs might be considered in a plan of care?
  • How are holistic wellness guidelines used in a plan of care?
  • How might a human services professional communicate to a client the need for a plan of care?
  • What methods of communication are most effective?
  • How might holistic wellness guidelines be used to in a plan of care?
  • What responsibility does a human services professional have to implement a plan of care?
  • How does a human services professional ensure that all components of a plan of care are carried out?
  • Why is it important to develop a relationship of trust with a client and the client’s family?
  • What difficulties often exist when implementing a plan of care for a client?
  • What are the laws and regulations involving the implementation of a plan of care?
  • How does the provider explain all the components needed in the plan?
  • How can a human services professional assess the effectiveness of a plan of care?

Related Standards of Learning



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).

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: Family Ties


Power of One: Working on Working


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation


Interpersonal Communications


National Programs in Action


Professional Presentation