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
A Better You
Balancing Family and Career
Meet the Challenge
The Fit You
The Healthy You
The Real You
The Resilient You
Working on Working
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.