Evaluate individuals with diverse needs and challenges, using formal and informal assessment practices.
Evaluation should include
- completing a Virginia Uniform Assessment Instrument (VUAI) based on a written case scenario
- completing an informal assessment (e.g., writing a synopsis of the financial, social, mental health, environmental, and legal conditions based on notes from an interview).
- Why should clients be assessed?
- What is the purpose of evaluating people with diverse needs and challenges?
- What does it mean to assess a client?
- In what way can clients be assessed?
- How can evaluation results be shared with clients and families?
- How are evaluation reports constructed?
- How does a professional determine which skills should be evaluated?
- How can a care provider use client assessment?
- What skills must a caregiver have to evaluate clients?
- How does a professional initiate the assessment of a client?
- What tools are necessary to evaluate clients?
- How are family resources allocated based on client assessments?
- How are client assessments related to the use of available community resources?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
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
Financial Fitness: Earning
Financial Fitness: Protecting
Financial Fitness: Saving
Financial Fitness: Spending
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
Demonstrate professional behaviors, skills, and knowledge in providing family and human services.
Demonstrate formal and informal assessment practices that evaluate participants' strengths, needs, preferences, and interests across the life span.