# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services II Task 2014814336

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

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).

Process/Skill Questions

  • 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.
  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: 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.