# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144308005

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Differentiate between mental health and mental illness.


Differentiation should include
  • description of optimal mental health
  • description of general term mental illness.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How would you define mental health?
  • How can stress impact mental health?
  • What are some causes of mental illness?
  • How would you describe the term mental illness?

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.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health


Teamwork Events