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5 Evaluate the impact of parenting roles and responsibilities on strengthening the well-being of individuals and families.
   5.5.1 Analyze roles and responsibilities of parenting. (*15.1)
      5.5.1.1 Examine parenting roles across the life span. (*15.1.1)
      5.5.1.2 Determine societal conditions that impact parenting across the life span.
      5.5.1.3 Determine consequences of parenting practices to the individual, family, and society. (*15.1.3)
      5.5.1.4 Explain cultural differences in roles and responsibilities of parenting. (*15.1.5)
      5.5.1.5 Examine the financial responsibilities of parenting. (*15.1.6)
   5.5.2 Evaluate parenting practices that maximize human growth and development. (*15.2)
      5.5.2.1 Choose nurturing practices that support human growth and development. (*15.2.1)
      5.5.2.2 Practice communication strategies that promote positive self-esteem in family members. (*15.2.2)
      5.5.2.3 Determine how common practices and emerging research about discipline influences human growth and development. (*15.2.3)
      5.5.2.4 Determine methods for preventing abuse and neglect in families and children. (*15.2.4)
      5.5.2.5 Determine criteria for selecting care and service for children. (*15.2.5)
   5.5.3 Evaluate external support systems that provide service for parents. (*15.3)
      5.5.3.1 Identify community resources and services available to families. (*15.3.1)
      5.5.3.2 Evaluate community resources that provide opportunities related to parenting. (*15.3.2)
      5.5.3.3 Analyze current laws and policies related to parenting. (*15.3.3)
   5.5.4 Analyze physical and emotional factors related to beginning the parenting process. (*15.4)
      5.5.4.1 Examine biological processes related to prenatal development, birth, and health of child and mother. (*15.4.1)
      5.5.4.2 Consider the impact of pregnancy and birth on the emotional health of the parents and child. (*15.4.2)
      5.5.4.3 Examine alternative choices related to parenthood. (*15.4.3)
      5.5.4.4 Determine legal and ethical influences of technology. (*15.4.4)
   5.5.5 Meet developmental needs of children and adolescents.
      5.5.5.1 Identify physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and ethical growth patterns and needs. (*12.1.1)
      5.5.5.2 Examine interrelationships of physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and ethical development. (*12.1.2)
      5.5.5.3 Determine significance of meeting developmental needs.
      5.5.5.4 Plan strategies to meet multiple challenges of raising children.
      5.5.5.5 Analyze strategies for caring for children with special needs.
      5.5.5.6 Create strategies to enhance development of children through play and activities.
      5.5.5.7 Plan strategies to meet nutritional needs.
      5.5.5.8 Plan strategies to provide for health and safety needs from conception through adolescence.
      5.5.5.9 Plan strategies to provide essential preventive health care services for children and adolescents.
   5.5.6 Analyze conditions that influence human growth and development. (*12.2)
      5.5.6.1 Investigate the impact of heredity and environment on human growth and development. (*12.2.1)
      5.5.6.2 Determine the impact of social, economic, and technological forces on individual growth and development
      5.5.6.3 Examine the effects of gender, ethnicity, and culture on individual development. (*12.2.3)
      5.5.6.4 Examine the effects of life events on individuals' physical and emotional development. (*12.2.4)


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