# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services II Task 1602506363

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Modify a recipe to reflect a client’s predetermined dietary constraints and preferences.


Modification should include
  • considering cultural needs
  • omitting ingredients
  • substituting ingredients
  • changing preparation techniques.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the difficulties encountered when substituting ingredients for specialized dietary plans?
  • How can human services professionals ensure recipes are modified appropriately to reflect dietary constraints and preferences?
  • What are the risks associated with not following nutrition principles when modifying a recipe?
  • How do clients communicate dietary wants?
  • How can human services professionals communicate the dietary needs of clients to food service personnel?
  • How does the FDA communicate nutrition recommendations?
  • What responsibility does the federal government have in regulating food ingredients?
  • Why is it helpful for a human services agency to have a partnership/relationship with the local health department?
  • What are the advantages in periodically evaluating the food plans of clients? What are the consequences of not doing so?
  • Why is it important to have comprehensive knowledge of nutrition labels when working with clients with specialized dietary needs?
  • What are obstacles to implementing a food plan for a client with specialized dietary needs?

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

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


Student Body: The Healthy You


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation




Event Management


Food Innovations


National Programs in Action


Professional Presentation


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


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


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