# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services II Task 2014814339

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Design a plan to modify the home to accommodate an individual with special needs.

Definition

Design should include
  • floor plan showing adaptive structural elements (e.g., addition of a ramp/elevator in place of stairs, widening of doorways, counter height modification)
  • placement of adaptive equipment (e.g., gates, hand railings, grab bars)
  • positioning of home furnishings
  • other specific modifications to accommodate client needs.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What are common obstacles to modifying the home?
  • What are circumstances that would require modifications to a structure?
  • Why should a human services professional be able to assess necessary modifications and design a plan to address them?
Communication
  • How do clients communicate the need for modifications to the home?
  • How can a human services professional communicate information about planned modifications to a client’s home?
Leadership
  • What government agencies should be notified prior to making modifications to the home?
  • What skills are needed to create a blueprint for modifications to a structure?
Management
  • How does a human services professional determine what modifications are appropriate in a given situation?
  • How would a human services professional determine the appropriate adaptive equipment for clients?
  • What are some obstacles that may be faced by clients after modifications are made to the home?

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

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation

 

Event Management

 

National Programs in Action

 

Professional Presentation

 

Public Policy Advocate

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

7.4

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

7.4.2

Analyze management and living environment issues of individuals and family conditions that influence their well-being.