# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 1100235281

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe how families affect work life and how work life affects families.


Description should include
  • factors that affect career and family goals
  • the effects of work life on families
  • the effects of family life on work.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What effects do technological changes in the workplace have on families?
  • What effects do other workplace trends have on families?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of work as it relates to family?
  • What are the effects of family stress and/or change on the workplace?
  • What effects might family life have on the financial issues of work? Social issues? Intellectual issues? Ethical issues?
  • How is the importance of work life communicated to family members and the importance of family life communicated to coworkers in the workplace?
  • What communication skills are needed to balance the effects of family life on work? Work life on families?
  • What leadership techniques are needed to develop workplace strategies for change?
  • How can the family and the employer develop leadership skills in individuals?
  • What leadership techniques are needed to be able to direct or redirect the effects of family on work and work on family?
  • How can leadership skills be integrated into the family and the workplace?
  • How can an individual’s management skills be integrated into the family? Into the workplace?
  • What resources can help you analyze and manage ways in which families are affected by work life and work is affected by family life?
  • What management skills are needed to minimize the effects of family life on work and the effects of work on family life?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  4. evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
  5. constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
  6. explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
  7. taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
  9. applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Families First: Balancing Family and Career


Families First: Families Today


Families First: Meet the Challenge


Families First: Parent Practice


Families First: You-Me-Us


Financial Fitness: Earning


Financial Fitness: Protecting


Financial Fitness: Saving


Financial Fitness: Spending


Power of One: A Better You


Power of One: Family Ties


Power of One: Working on Working


Student Body: The Fit You


Student Body: The Healthy You


Student Body: The Real You


Student Body: The Resilient You


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation


Interpersonal Communications


National Programs in Action


Professional Presentation


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


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 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.