# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services I Task 136101827

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe physical healthcare knowledge and skills needed by workers in family and human services occupations.


Description should include
  • basic first aid procedures (e.g., cardiopulmonary resuscitation [CPR], automated external defibrillator [AED])
  • universal precautions (e.g., proper handling of bodily fluids)
  • emergency preparedness (e.g., having a disaster kit, having evacuation and intruder plans)
  • signs and symptoms of common illnesses
  • issues involved with death and dying
  • a holistic approach to personal care (e.g., making occupied and unoccupied beds, providing leisure activities, providing hair care)
  • the measurement and recording of vital signs
  • rehabilitation plans for people with specific needs
  • documentation of healthcare services.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are some consequences of not having a working knowledge of healthcare practices?
  • How can information be gathered from clients to document abilities?
  • How can knowledge and training be obtained?
  • How can human services professionals communicate to the families of clients?
  • How should the confidentiality of information gathered about a client be protected?
  • How can a human services professional demonstrate knowledge and confidence?
  • Where can one obtain training in health care?
  • What are the relevant certifications available to personnel in the family and human services field?

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




Event Management


Job Interview


National Programs in Action


Professional Presentation


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Investigate health, wellness, and safety issues of individual and families with a variety of conditions that could influence their well-being.


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


Describe needs and accommodations for people with a variety of conditions that could affect their well-being.