Related National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences EducationThe National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education have been correlated to the tasks/competencies in this course. These correlations appear on the task/competency pages, and an unduplicated list of these standards appears below.
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Analyze strategies to manage multiple roles and responsibilities (individual, family, career, community, and global).
Summarize local and global policies, issues, and trends in the workplace, community, and family dynamics that affect individuals and families.
Analyze the effects of social, economic, and technological changes on work and family dynamics.
Analyze ways that individual career goals can affect the family's capacity to meet goals for all family members.
Analyze potential effects of various career path decisions on balancing work and family.
Determine goals for life-long learning and leisure opportunities for all family members.
Develop a life plan, including pathways to acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to achieve individual, family, and career goals.
Analyze potential career choices to determine the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and opportunities associated with each career.
Demonstrate job seeking and job keeping skills.
Demonstrate employability skills, work ethics, and professionalism.
Analyze community resources and systems of formal and informal support available to individuals and families.
Analyze the effects of federal, state, and local public policies, agencies, and institutions on the family.
Apply time management, organizational, and process skills to prioritize tasks and achieve goals.
Analyze individual and family responsibility in relation to environmental trends and issues.
Summarize environmental trends and issues affecting families and future generations.
Analyze the types of technology and software programs that affect family and consumer decision-making.
Explain the effects of the economy on personal income, individual and family security, and consumer decisions.
Demonstrate components of a financial planning process that reflect the distinction between needs, wants, values, goals, and economic resources for a variety of diverse populations.
Analyze the effect of consumer credit on short- and long-term financial planning.
Compare investment and savings alternatives.
Examine the effects of risk management strategies on long-term financial planning.
Analyze the effect of key lifecycle transitions on financial planning.
Explain the role of estate planning in long-term financial planning.
Analyze factors that influence establishing and maintaining a good credit rating and the effect of credit ratings on rates and terms for credit and insurance.
Manage physical space to maintain a learning environment that is safe and healthy and encourages physical activity.
Implement strategies to teach health, safety, and sanitation habits.
Plan safe and healthy meals and snacks that meet USDA standards.
Document symptoms of abuse and neglect and use appropriate procedures to report suspected abuse or neglect to the designated authorities.
Demonstrate awareness of multiple diversities and their effects on individuals, families, and society.
Analyze the effects of social and cultural diversity on individuals and families.
Analyze the effects of empathy for diversity on individuals in family, work, and community settings.
Demonstrate respect for diversity with sensitivity to anti-bias, gender, equity, age, culture, and ethnicity.
Analyze the effects of globalization and increasing diversity on individuals, families, and society.
Illustrate coping or adjustment strategies and stress management practices for the participant, a caregiver, and family members.
Employ food service management safety/sanitation program procedures, including CPR and first aid.
Practice standard personal hygiene and wellness procedures.
Use computer-based menu systems to develop and modify menus.
Apply menu-planning principles to develop and modify menus.
Develop a variety of menu layouts, themes, and design styles.
Apply principles of measurement, portion control, conversions, food cost analysis and control, menu terminology, and menu pricing to menu planning.
Analyze physical, emotional, social, moral, and cognitive development.
Analyze interrelationships among physical, emotional, social, moral, and cognitive aspects of human growth and development.
Analyze current and emerging research about human growth and development, including but not limited to brain development research.
Analyze the effect of heredity and environment on human growth and development.
Analyze the influences of gender, ethnicity, and culture on individual development.
Analyze the influences of life events on individuals' physical, emotional, social, moral and cognitive development.
Analyze the role of nurturance on human growth and development.
Analyze the role of communication on human growth and development.
Analyze the role of educational and family and social services support systems and resources in meeting human growth and development needs.
Analyze functions and expectations of various types of relationships.
Analyze processes for building and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
Predict the effects of various stages of the family life cycle on interpersonal relationships.
Compare physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual functioning in stable and unstable relationships.
Analyze factors that contribute to healthy and unhealthy relationships.
Analyze processes for handling unhealthy relationships.
Demonstrate stress management strategies for family, work, and community settings.
Analyze the effects of personal characteristics on relationships.
Analyze the effect of personal needs on relationships.
Analyze the effects of self-esteem and self-image on relationships.
Analyze the effects of life span events and conditions on relationships.
Explain the effects of personal standards and behaviors on interpersonal relationships.
Analyze communication styles and their effects on relationships.
Demonstrate verbal and nonverbal behaviors and attitudes that contribute to effective communication.
Demonstrate effective listening and feedback techniques.
Analyze strategies to overcome communication barriers in family, community, and work settings.
Apply ethical principles of communication in family, community, and work settings.
Analyze the effects of technology on communications in family, work, and community settings.
Analyze the roles and functions of communication in family, work, and community settings.
Evaluate effective conflict prevention and management techniques.
Explain how similarities and differences among people affect conflict prevention and management.
Apply the roles of decision making and problem solving in reducing and managing conflict.
Demonstrate nonviolent strategies that address conflict.
Demonstrate effective responses to harassment.
Assess community resources that support conflict prevention and management.
Demonstrate processes for cooperating, compromising, and collaborating.
Apply critical thinking and ethical criteria to evaluate interpersonal relationships.
Apply ethical guidelines when assessing interpersonal issues and situations.
Apply critical thinking and ethical standards when making judgments and taking action.
Demonstrate ethical behavior in family, workplace, and community settings.
Compare the relative merits of opposing points of view regarding current ethical issues.
Evaluate the effect of nutrition on health, wellness and performance.
Apply current dietary guidelines in planning to meet nutrition and wellness needs.
Design strategies that address the health and nutritional recommendations for individuals and families, including those with special needs.
Analyze parenting roles across the life span.
Analyze expectations and responsibilities of parenting.
Analyze influences of parenting practices on individuals, families, and society.
Analyze societal conditions that influence parenting across the life span.
Explain cultural differences and similarities in roles and responsibilities of parenting.
Apply communication strategies that promote emotional well-being in family members.
Assess common practices and emerging research about influences of discipline on human growth and development.
Analyze the effects of abuse and neglect on children and families and determine methods for prevention.
Apply criteria for selecting care and services for children and youth.
Evaluate external support systems that provide services for parents.
Analyze community resources and services available to families.
Analyze community resources that provide opportunities related to parenting.
Analyze current laws and policies related to parenting.
Analyze physical and emotional factors related to beginning the parenting process.
Analyze biological processes related to prenatal development, birth, and health of child and mother.