ERIC Number: ED282022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Balancing Work & Family Resource Materials: For Use in the Consumer & Homemaking Secondary Classroom.
Loomis, Linda Jacobsen
This resource provides supplementary materials on coping skills for success in balancing work and family responsibilities for use in competency-based programs. Twenty modules are divided into six areas dealing with individual growth and development and one area dealing with child development. The six individual growth and development areas (and module topics) are (1) manage and organize (life plan development, factors that influence personal interactions and goal setting), (2) ensure health and safety (self-fulfillment, impact of individual needs, family strengths, the family life cycle), (3) ensure health and safety (reduction of personal stress), (4) maximize resources (community resources, use of resources to achieve personal goals, choice of child care providers), (5) interact with others (communication skills, interaction skills), and (6) cope with change (impact of family and career changes on individuals, role expectations, coping skills, family philosophy regarding role sharing, communication about role expectations, multiple roles of working couples). The child development topic is meet basic needs (developmental characteristics of children, discipline). Contents of each module include the competency/skill, performance objective, student learning objectives, student learning activities, and evaluation activities. Any necessary handouts are provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Change, Child Development, Child Role, Consumer Education, Coping, Daily Living Skills, Dual Career Family, Family Life, Home Economics, Individual Development, Interaction, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Parent Role, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Stress Management, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Arizona Occupational Research Coordinating Unit, Phoenix.
Authoring Institution: Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. Center for Vocational Education.
Note: Adapted from Minnesota Balancing Work and Family Curriculum.