# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144307987

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explore the evolution of U.S. mental health care delivery.


Exploration should include
  • major historical events
  • major contributors to the evolution of modern mental health care
  • current trends in mental health care.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How did ancient cultures view mental illness?
  • What historical events were significant to the evolution of modern mental health care?
  • What historical figures were significant to the evolution of modern mental health care?
  • What is psychoanalysis?
  • What disorders are typically treated with psychotherapy?
  • What are the current trends in mental health care?

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.



The student will investigate and understand relationships between cell structure and function. Key concepts include
  1. evidence supporting the cell theory;
  2. characteristics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells;
  3. similarities between the activities of the organelles in a single cell and a whole organism;
  4. the cell membrane model; and
  5. the impact of surface area to volume ratio on cell division, material transport, and other life processes.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Terminology


Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health


Teamwork Events






Health Care Issues Exam