# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services II Task 1081124201

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify management strategies for balancing work and family roles.


Identification should include
  • use of time
  • prioritization of family and work responsibilities
  • ways to handle stress
  • health and safety issues
  • conflict resolution
  • family and work values
  • stages of the family and career life cycle.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the relationship between the family’s circumstances and work productivity?
  • Why is it important to the individual, the family, and the employer to balance work and family roles?
  • When is an appropriate time for an employer to intervene in an employee’s personal life?
  • How do management strategies for balancing work and family roles change as the family progresses through its life cycle?
  • When is it appropriate for an employee to communicate personal problems to an employer?
  • How do communication skills help a professional balance work and family roles?
  • How can one communicate the importance of balancing work and family roles?
  • What leadership techniques can be used to address and resolve conflict regarding work and family roles?
  • What skills are needed for family members to become leaders?
  • How might a professional assess his/her efforts at balancing work and family roles?
  • What factors should be considered when developing management strategies related to family and to the workplace?
  • What kind of training is needed to develop management strategies for balancing work and family roles?
  • What management skills are needed to deal with issues at each stage of the family life cycle?

Related Standards of Learning



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.

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  4. evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
  5. constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
  6. explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
  7. taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
  9. applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.

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


Power of One: A Better You


Power of One: Family Ties


Power of One: Working on Working


Student Body: The Fit You


Student Body: The Healthy You


Student Body: The Real You


Student Body: The Resilient You


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Analyze different kinds of reasoning (e.g., scientific, practical, interpersonal).