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4    Balancing Career and Family
DescriptionLesson Plans Thinkfinity Resources
4 Apply problem-solving processes to personal and family decisions for well-being of self and others.
   4.4.1 Enhance self-development throughout the life span. Examine the effect of self-esteem and self-image on relationships. (*13.2.3) Determine stress management strategies for family, work, and community settings. (*13.1.6) Determine the roles of decision making and problem solving in reducing and managing conflict. (*13.4.3) Choose healthful and responsible ways to express self.
   4.4.2 Analyze the reciprocal impact of individual and family participation in community activities. (*1.3) Assessed Indicator Examine goals that support individuals and family members in carrying out community and civic responsibilities. (*1.3.1) (GovB2i2 K) Determine skills that provide beneficial services to the community. (*1.3.3) Examine formal and informal community resources and support systems available to individuals and families. (*1.3.4)
   4.4.3 Analyze the impact of family as a system on individuals and society. (*6.0) Examine family as a basic unit of society as it transmits societal expectations. (*6.1.1) (*6.1.2) Examine global influences on the family in teaching culture and traditions. (*6.1.3) (*6.1.4) Examine the role of family in developing independence, interdependence, and commitment of family members. (*6.1.5) Determine the impact of change and transitions over the life course. (*6.1.6) Determine personal and family management skills that transfer to the workplace.
   4.4.4 Demonstrate appreciation for diversity and the functional needs of individuals and families. Examine the impact of cultural diversity on individuals and families. (*6.2.2) Demonstrate respect for diversity with sensitivity to anti-bias, gender, equity, age, culture, and ethnicity. (*6.2.4) (H-G) Examine the impact of the global village on the need to appreciate diversity. (*6.2.5) (H-G)
   4.4.5 Analyze conditions that impact human development, roles, and responsibilities throughout the life span. (*12.2) Investigate the impact of heredity, gender, ethnicity, culture, and social forces on human development. (*12.2.1) (*12.2.2) (*12.2.3) Investigate the impact of environment, technology, economics, and life events on human development. (*12.2.1) (*12.2.2) (*12.2.3) Analyze interrelationships of personal and family goals and values to work goals and values. Develop strategies for sharing ownership of responsibilities of managing family and work.
   4.4.6 Analyze functions and expectations of constructive interpersonal relationships. Examine appropriate strategies to initiate, maintain, and end interpersonal relationships. (*13.1.1) Examine the impact of various stages of the family life cycle on interpersonal relationships. (*13.1.2) Compare physical, emotional, and intellectual responses in stable and unstable relationships. (*13.1.3) Determine factors that contribute to healthy and unhealthy relationships. (*3.1.4)

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