# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 1100235285

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Develop strategies for sharing responsibilities to manage family and work.


Development should include
  • identifying responsibilities that need to be managed
  • identifying support systems that help families manage family and work responsibilities
  • identifying workplace policies (e.g., daycare, leave, health insurance) that help employees balance work and family life.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What factors influence attitudes and beliefs about managing family and work responsibilities?
  • How does sharing responsibilities help build strong families?
  • What communication skills are essential when family members share responsibilities?
  • Which of these skills might need to be learned?
  • What criteria should be used when selecting resources to manage the family, such as selecting child-care providers or household workers?
  • Why are employers increasingly willing to establish a “family-friendly” workplace?
  • What workplace policies help families with young children or children involved in extra-curricular activities?
  • What policies would be of most interest to you and your future family?
  • What leadership skills can help when devising a plan for balancing work and family responsibilities?
  • What criteria can be used to evaluate a family’s success in balancing work and family responsibilities?
  • What are the most influential trends affecting the ways in which people balance work and family roles?

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


Student Body: The Real You


Student Body: The Resilient You


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation


Chapter Service Project Display


Professional Presentation


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Apply time management, organizational, and process skills to prioritize tasks and achieve goals.