# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 19520045

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe conditions that influence human growth and development.


Description should include
  • birth defects
  • disabilities
  • nature vs. nurture
  • prenatal care
  • lifestyle choices
  • parenting styles
  • thriving
  • maturity level of parents
  • educational resources
  • infertility
  • at-risk pregnancies
  • family systems.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why do parents need to know about human growth and development?
  • What are the parenting practices that support human growth and development throughout the life span?
  • Why are family health histories important?
  • How do communication strategies support the emotional well-being of children?
  • What do we do about communicating the needs for human growth and development to parents?
  • How do we learn about the conditions that influence human growth and development?
  • What communication strategies should parents use to function as a parenting team?
  • What action can be taken to advocate parenting skills that promote human growth and development?
  • How can parents be a positive role model for their child(ren)?
  • What resources are available for parents?
  • What resources are needed to support developmental well-being?
  • How do family members support developmental well-being through the management of family resources?
  • How can parents establish and maintain realistic behavioral expectations for their children?

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


Power of One: A Better You


Power of One: Family Ties


Power of One: Working on Working


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Event Management


Focus on Children


Interpersonal Communications


National Programs in Action


Public Policy Advocate


Teach and Train