# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144307998

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Define various legal holds and when they might be used.


Definitions should include
  • general laws regarding holds
  • 48- or 72-hour hold
  • 14-day hold
  • temporary conservatorship.

Process/Skill Questions

  • When might a legal hold be necessary?
  • In what type of unit must a patient on a legal hold be placed?
  • What types of legal holds exist in Virginia?
  • What is a temporary conservatorship?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.
  1. Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms, to understand complex words.
  2. Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases.
  3. Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
  4. Explain the meaning of common idioms, and literary and classical allusions in text.
  5. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.


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.

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