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CTE/Education & Training Curriculum Adult Roles And Responsibilities
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Strand 5

Students will identify the various skills and responsibilities of parenting.

Standard 3

Explain the birth process and needs of a newborn.
  • Birth Process & Needs of an Infant
    Students will understand the birth process and needs of a newborn, including the terms associated with labor and delivery, postpartum symptoms, and nurturing/bonding.
  • Labor and Delivery
    Stages of labor and delivery. Symptoms the mother might experience.
  • M&F Chapter 9 - Parenting Readiness
  • Reasons for choosing to be a parent.
  • Experiencing pregnancy and parental roles.
  • Theories of child socialization and discipline.
  • Evaluation of personal readiness for parenting roles and responsibilities.
  • Weighing costs and benefits of becoming a parent.
  • How job demands and financial readiness affect personal readiness.
  • Children have an impact on the marital relationship.
  • Identify parenting roles of fathers and mothers.
  • Emphasize the differences between and the importance of motherhood and fatherhood.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialists - Lola  Shipp or Ashley  Higgs and see the CTE/Education & Training website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - THALEA  LONGHURST.

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