Presentation on theme: "Chapter 2 Relationships"— Presentation transcript:
1Chapter 2 Relationships Lesson 1 Relationships & Communication
2You’ll learn toEvaluate the effects of family relationships on physical, mental/emotional, and social healthEvaluate the positive & negative effects of relationships with peersDemonstrate communication skills that build & maintain healthy relationships
3Healthy FamiliesFamilies help provide basic physical needs. Ex. food, shelter, care when ill.Families provide emotional support in times of need.Families provide structure for our lives. Ex. organize activities and schedule times.(Healthy families look out for your best interest)
4Values Beliefs & standards of conduct that are important to a person Instilled through cultural heritage, religious beliefs, and family traditionsYou use your values to make decisions everyday.
5Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit, and you reap a character. Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.—Charles Read,
6ValuesAchievement Ambition Appreciation Believe In Yourself Caring Character Class And Grace Commitment Common Ground Compassion Confidence Courage Courtesy Dedication Determination
9FriendsAs we mature ,we meet people outside our families and we make new friends who share our interests and values.These friends can be a source of positive or negative influence and can exert “peer pressure”
11Relationships in Adolescent Years Forming mature relationships with your peers is important for your social healthBeing involved in a variety of school, religious, and community activities can promote your mental, emotional and social growth.
12Peer PressureAs you develop relationships with new people or groups, you may experience peer pressurePeer pressure is the influence that people your age may have on youPeer pressure can be positive or negative
13Peer pressure continued… Peer pressure is especially influential for adolescents with low self-esteem who are trying to be accepted by other teens.In order to feel a sense of belonging, teens may engage in high-risk behaviors or activities that go against their values
15Dating Considered an important social activity Group dates offer teens opportunities to interact with a variety of people.Steady dating is when two people date each other exclusively.
16CommunicationThe process by which you send and receive messagesEssential to any successful relationshipGood communication skills help you keep relationships healthy and mature
17Good Communication Skills Speak directly to the person.Provide a clear, organized message that states the situation.Clearly express your feelings, thoughts, ideas and expectations.Use “I” messages to avoid placing blame.Maintain a polite tone in your voice.Note: Body language should match your words or you will send a mixed message
18Good Listening SkillsGood listening skills means listening to what others say. Guidelines for being a good listener:Give your full attention to the person speaking.Focus on the speaker’s message.Indicate your interest.Remember what the speaker had said.Use positive body language.
23T.A.L.K T- Take time out A- Allow each person to express his/her opinion uninterruptedL- Let each person take turns to ask questions and clarify any statementsK- Keep brainstorming to find a good solution
24Conflict & DatingGood communication is especially important in dating relationships.Express yourselves honestly and listen to what the other person is saying.“Choose your battles wisely”Avoid unnecessary conflict.
25Review Questions1.Evaluate ways your parents, guardians, and other family members contribute to your physical, mental and emotional health and help you establish healthy relationships.2.Define the term peer pressure and evaluate positive & negative effects of relationships with peers.
26Review Questions (cont) 3. List three benefits of dating. 4. Explain & demonstrate the importance of using good communication skills in building & maintaining healthy relationships. Give two examples. 5. Make a list of positive ways you can develop healthy relationships with your peers. Describe specific actions you can take to become a good friend.