# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services II Task 1081124210

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify ways to facilitate independence of older adults who need assistance.


Identification should include
  • home modification
  • retraining and employment
  • educational and recreational activities
  • socialization activities (including volunteerism)
  • community resources.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can one encourage an older client to care for himself/herself?
  • What can a professional do to give an older client the opportunity to make decisions for himself/herself?
  • What are the benefits to an older client when he/she maintains independence?
  • In what ways might a human services professional help an older adult retain independence?
  • How would a human services professional communicate the importance of an older adult continuing to make decisions concerning his/her life?
  • What are appropriate ways to make necessary and useful human services referrals?
  • Why is it important to have proper training to assist clients with daily living activities?
  • What role should community resources play in the training of families and human services providers?

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.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Community Service: Lead


Community Service: Learn


Community Service: Serve


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)

Chapter Service Project Display


Event Management


Interpersonal Communications




National Programs in Action


Professional Presentation


Public Policy Advocate


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Analyze community-networking opportunities in family and human services.


Analyze the impact of conditions that could influence the well-being of individuals and families.


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


Demonstrate ways to provide support that validates the participants' capabilities and right to privacy, dignity, and autonomy.