Family Relations (2016)
Tasks/competencies bordered in blue are considered optional when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
- Demonstrate positive work ethic.
- Demonstrate integrity.
- Demonstrate teamwork skills.
- Demonstrate self-representation skills.
- Demonstrate diversity awareness.
- Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
- Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
- Demonstrate information technology skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
- Demonstrate telecommunications skills.
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Balancing Work and Family
- Analyze the meaning of work and the meaning of family.
- Identify how families affect work life and how work life affects families.
- Identify management strategies for balancing work and family roles.
- Compare goals and expectations within the workplace to those within the family.
- Analyze the impact of social, economic, and technological trends on work and family.
- Develop strategies for sharing responsibilities to manage family and work.
- Apply problem-solving processes to individual and family case studies.
Relating to Others in Positive, Caring Ways
- Describe healthy relationships.
- Interpret the significance of caring, respectful, and responsible relationships.
- Develop ways to relate to people of different ages, abilities, genders, and cultures.
- Communicate individual feelings, needs, and ideas with respect for others.
- Apply conflict resolution alternatives.
Assuming Leadership Roles as a Responsible Citizen
- Identify ways to be a responsible citizen.
- Evaluate societal conditions that affect families.
- Analyze ways in which laws and both public and private policies affect families.
- Research ways in which families can become active in the legislative process.
- Analyze ways in which the economy affects families.
- Describe the resiliency theory.
- Develop a community service project to address one societal challenge.
- Use the planning process to establish and achieve individual and group goals.
- Cooperate with others to achieve goals.
- Evaluate consequences of actions.
Analyzing the Significance of the Family System
- Explain the meanings of family.
- Identify the functions of the family.
- Identify the stages of the family life cycle.
- Describe the family as a system.
- Demonstrate respect for diversity.
Nurturing Human Growth and Development in the Family throughout the Life Span
- Describe physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth.
- Describe ways in which development is nurtured within the family.
- Analyze changes in self-development through the stages of the life cycle.
- Analyze the relationship between managing resources and meeting human needs.
- Evaluate the impact of careers in the family and human services sector on the family.
Analyzing Factors Related to Forming a Family
- Examine ways that family values affect family formation.
- Examine the significance of relationships during adolescence.
- Describe healthy dating relationships.
- Identify methods for preventing dating violence.
- Evaluate factors to consider in choosing a partner.
- Analyze gender expectations and the division of tasks in relationships.
- Describe the concept of commitment and its role in family formation.
- Describe the concept of love and its role in family formation.
- Evaluate personal readiness to form one's own family.
- Identify responsible ways to express emotional and physical intimacy.*
Analyzing Family Relationships
- Analyze the impact of power and authority within relationships.
- Analyze the responsibility of each family member to establish and communicate individual and family needs, principles, and goals.
- Identify strategies for making decisions as a family.
- Identify family rituals and traditions that strengthen family relationships.
- Develop a plan to assure adequate time for family activities.
Developing Communication Patterns That Enhance Family Relationships
- Explain the importance of interpersonal communication skills in families.
- Identify ways to improve communication in families.
- Identify communication barriers in families.
- Give examples of ways to demonstrate respect for the rights, feelings, and needs of family members.
Dealing with Family Stress, Conflict, and Crisis
- Identify indicators and consequences of family stress, conflict, and crisis.
- Develop strategies for resolving family stress, conflict, and crisis.
- Evaluate sources of formal and informal support available to families and family members.
Nuturing Safety and Well-being
- Identify the components of mental health.
- Identify risk factors and symptoms of mental illness, substance abuse, and self-harming behaviors.
- Develop a personal plan for good mental health practices.
- Identify potential threats to safety and well-being.