# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services I Task 136101822

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain typical effects on families of people experiencing diverse needs and challenges.


Explanation should include effects on
  • financial resources (including employment)
  • social relationships
  • mental health
  • family interactions (e.g., roles, duties).

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can families of people with diverse needs and challenges cope with those challenges?
  • How does society help families with disabled members?
  • Where can families of people with diverse needs and challenges find help in dealing with crisis situations? 
  • How can families of people with diverse needs and challenges express the need for assistance?
  • How can disadvantaged family members communicate individual needs?
  • Why is maintaining communication with clients and families important?
  • How can families seek services?
  • What skills are needed to assist family members with diverse needs and challenges?
  • How can families be guided through crisis situations?
  • How can families overcome crisis situations?
  • What resources must be managed for family members with diverse needs and challenges?

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

A Better You


Balancing Family and Career




Families Today


Family Ties


Meet the Challenge


Parent Practice








The Fit You


The Healthy You


The Real You


The Resilient You


Working on Working




FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Check the national website for Skill Events


Check the national website for online events


Illustrated Talk


Interpersonal Communications


Life Event Planning


National Programs in Action


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Evaluate services for individuals and families with a variety of conditions that could impact their well-being.