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1 Your Health and Wellness Chapter 1Your Health and WellnessLesson 4Making Responsible DecisionsClick for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 1 AssessmentTeacher’s notes are available in the notes section of this presentation.Next >>
2 The chance of harm or loss decisionsconsequencesriskChoices that you makeResultsThe chance of harm or lossClick to reveal the definitions.
3 Beliefs you feel strongly about that help the way you live cumulative riskvaluesThe addition of one risk factor to another, increasing the chance of harm or lossBeliefs you feel strongly about that help the way you liveClick to reveal the definitions.
4 In this lesson, you will learn to identify how to make responsible decisions.explain why values are important when making decisions.practice the decision-making process.
5 SequencingCreate a concept map showing the order of the steps in decision-making.Step 1Step 2Step 3
6 Some decisions are small and some decisions are tough. Your Decisions CountSome decisions are small and some decisions are tough.decisions Choices that you makeWhat are some decisions you made today?
7 Decisions can have serious consequences. Your Decisions CountDecisions can have serious consequences.consequences ResultsDuring your teen years, you will have many important decisions to make. For some decisions, you will want to seek help from your parents, guardians, or other trusted adults. These people can point out the possible consequences of your decisions.
8 Any decision that involves a risk to your health is an important one. Risk FactorsAny decision that involves a risk to your health is an important one.risk The chance of harm or lossWhen making decisions, you should understand the short-term and long-term consequences of safe, risky, and harmful behaviors.DecisionShort-term consequencesLong-term consequences
9 The Decision-Making Process Step 1: State the SituationAsk YourselfWhat are the facts?Who else is involved?In the decision-making process, it’s a good idea to write down your answers as you work through each step.
10 The Decision-Making Process Step 2: List the optionsThink of all your options and ask other people for suggestions.An adult you trust is a good person to ask for advice when making important decisions.
11 The Decision-Making Process Step 3: Weigh the Possible OutcomesHHealthfulEEthicalH (Healthful) What health risks, if any, will this option present?E (Ethical) Does this choice reflect what you and your family believe to be ethical, or right?L (Legal) Does this option violate any local, state, or federal laws?P (Parental Approval) Would your parents approve of this choice?LLegalPParental Approval
12 The Decision-Making Process Riding in a car without a safety belt and exceeding the speed limit is an example of cumulative risk.cumulative risk The addition of one risk factor to another, increasing the chance of harm or loss
13 The Decision-Making Process Step 4: Consider ValuesYour values should guide any important decision you make.Values reflect what is important to you and what you have learned is right and wrong.values Beliefs you feel strongly about that help the way you live
14 The Decision-Making Process Step 5: Make a Decision and Act on ItIf you’ve weighed the options, mapped out the risks and consequences, and are comfortable with your decision, you are ready for action.If you are not comfortable with your decision, look at other options or ask a trusted adult for help.
15 The Decision-Making Process Step 6: Make a Decision and Act on ItAsk yourself:Were the results positive or negative?Were there any unexpected outcomes?Was there anything I could have done differently?What have I learned from the experience?If the action you took wasn’t as successful as you’d hoped, try again.Use the decision-making process to find another way to deal with the situation.
16 Lesson 4 ReviewWhat I LearnedVocabulary Use the term decision and consequences in a sentence.Sentences will vary but should reflect an understanding of the meaning of and relationship between these terms.
17 Lesson 4 ReviewWhat I LearnedExplain What are two questions you might ask yourself when stating the situation in the decision-making process?These include “What are the facts?” and “Who else is involved?”
18 What I Learned Recall Why are values important when making a decision? Lesson 4 ReviewWhat I LearnedRecall Why are values important when making a decision?Your values can guide you toward options that will not compromise your ideals or put you in jeopardy.
19 Lesson 4 ReviewThinking CriticallyAnalyze Choose one of the six steps in the decision-making process, and describe its importanceto the process.Answers will vary but should reveal an understanding of the decision-making process.
20 Lesson 4 ReviewThinking CriticallyApply Lena is supposed to spend the weekend with a younger cousin from out of town. A friend calls offering an extra ticket to a concert for that Saturday night. How should Lena decide what to do?She needs to evaluate her prior commitments to her cousin and weigh these against the personal desire to go to the concert. She could also explore options that include getting a ticket for the cousin.
21 Your Health and Wellness End ofChapter 1Your Health and WellnessLesson 4Making Responsible DecisionsClick for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 1 Assessment