Presentation on theme: "Skills for a Healthy Life"— Presentation transcript:
1 Skills for a Healthy Life Chapter 2Skills for a Healthy LifeLesson 3Developing Other Health SkillsClick for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 2 AssessmentTeacher’s notes are available in the notes section of this presentation.Next >>
2 The clear exchange of ideas and information communicationThe clear exchange of ideas and informationrefusal skillsCommunication strategies that help you say no to others effectivelyClick to reveal the definitions.conflict resolutionSolving a disagreement in a way that satisfies both sides
3 The various methods for communicating information mediaThe various methods for communicating informationstressYour body’s response to changeClick to reveal the definitions.Informing others about health practices and encouraging healthful behaviorsadvocacy
4 In this lesson, you will learn to describe ten important health skills.explain how to find reliable information.identify influences on your health.develop refusal skills to avoid certain situations.
5 Organizing Information Arrange the health skills from this lesson in two lists. One list should contain skills that have to do with information and how it is pass along. The other should be a list of skills dealing with managing your health.
6 Skills for a Healthy Life Developing good health skills will help you maintain your physical, mental/emotional, and social health.Health skills are sometimes called life skills because they can help you maintain good health now and in the future.
7 Skills for a Healthy Life Accessing InformationRefusal SkillsPracticing Healthful BehaviorsConflict-Resolution SkillsStress ManagementDecision MakingHealth SkillsWhat It Means to YouAccessing informationYou know how to find valid and reliable health information and health-promoting products and services.Practicing healthful behaviorsYou take action to reduce risks and protect yourself against illness and injury.Stress managementYou find healthy ways to reduce and manage stress in your life.Analyzing influencesYou recognize the many factors that influence your health, including culture, media, and technology.Communication skillsYou express your ideas and feelings and listen when others express theirs.Refusal skillsYou can say no to risky behaviors.Conflict-resolution skillsYou can work out problems with others in healthful ways.Decision makingYou think through problems and find healthy solutions.Goal settingYou plan for the future and work to make your plans come true.AdvocacyYou take a stand for the common good and make a difference in your home, school, and community.Analyzing InfluencesGoal SettingCommunication SkillsAdvocacy
8 Communication can be verbal or nonverbal. Communication SkillsCommunication can be verbal or nonverbal.communication The clear exchange of ideas and information
9 Communication Skills Verbal Communication Speaker Listener MessageListenerA speaker’s message has meaning only if the listener receives it.Good communication involves speaking clearly and carefully.Good communication also involves listening skills.
10 Body language includes facial expressions and gestures. Communication SkillsNonverbal CommunicationSenderBody LanguageReceiverThe sender’s message doesn’t have to be spoken.Body language includes facial expressions and gestures.
11 Refusal skills are especially important during your teen years. refusal skills Communication strategies that help you say no to othersReasons why you might need refusal skills:Someone asks you to do something you don’t want to do.Someone asks you to do something you are unable to do.Someone asks you to do something you can’t afford.Someone asks you to do something that goes against your values.Someone asks you to do something that is unhealthy.
12 S T O P Refusal Skills Say no in a firm voice. Tell why not. The steps for practicing refusal skills are based on the letters in the word stop.When you use refusal skills, show that you mean what you say by using strong body language. Strong body language includes eye contact, crossed arms, and a serious expression.Offer another idea.PPromptly leave.
13 Conflict ResolutionConflict resolution skills will help you prevent conflicts from getting out of hand.conflict resolution Solving a disagreement in a way that satisfies both sides
14 Accessing Information Much of the information you get comes from the media.media The various methods for communicating information
15 Accessing Information The MediaBefore you accept a report from any of these media sources, you need to find out if the health information you receive is validNewspapersMagazinesRadioWhen you check the reliability of a source, you might ask your health teacher, school nurse, family doctor, or other trusted adult.TelevisionInternet
16 Influences can be internal or external. Analyzing InfluencesAnalyzing influences involves recognizing factors that affect or influence your health.Influences can be internal or external.Internal influences come from inside you.External influences come from outside sources.
17 Analyzing InfluencesBoth internal and external factors affect your health.
18 Practicing Healthful Behaviors The skill of practicing healthful behaviors can help you balance your health triangle.This skill involves taking care of yourself and avoiding risks. It includes developing health-promoting habits.
19 Practicing Healthful Behaviors I eat well-balanced meals and choose healthful snacks.I stay within 5 pounds of my healthy weight.I get regular daily physical activity and at least 8 hours of sleep each night.I practice good personal hygiene habits.I avoid using tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.I get regular physical checkups.I understand the health benefits of brushing and flossing my teeth regularly.I can name several things I do well.I understand the benefits of wearing a safety belt every time I ride in a car.I generally keep a positive attitude.
20 Practicing Healthful Behaviors I express my emotions in healthy ways.I have several close friends.I ask for help when I need it.I can disagree with others without becoming rude.I take responsibility for my actionsI treat others with respect.I take on new challenges to improve myself.I use refusal skills to avoid risk behaviors.I relate well to family, friends, and peers.I get along with all kinds of people.
21 Stress ManagementThe health skill of stress management can help you develop strategies for managing stress.stress Your body’s response to changeSome ways of positively managing stress include relaxation and managing one’s time efficiently.
22 Health advocacy goes hand in hand with good citizenship. advocacy Informing others about health practices and encouraging healthful behaviorsTo advocate for something means “to support it or speak out in favor of it.”Some people choose careers as advocates. Their job is to raise the community’s awareness of health issues and concerns.Advocating on behalf of others is part of growing into a mature, responsible adult.
23 Lesson 3 ReviewWhat I LearnedVocabulary Define communication when used as a health skill.Communication is the clear exchange of ideas and information.
24 Lesson 3 ReviewWhat I LearnedRecall Give two examples of internal and external influences when making health decisions.Sample answer: Internal influences include personal ambitions and fears; external influences include peers and family.
25 What I Learned Identify What are two kinds of stress? Lesson 3 Review Two types of stress are positive stress and negative stress.
26 Lesson 3 ReviewThinking CriticallyExplain Why is it important to practice refusal skills?Practicing refusal skills gives you confidence when you say no to an unhealthy choice.
27 Lesson 3 ReviewThinking CriticallyApply Suppose you discovered that a factory in your community was dumping waste products into a local river. Explain how you could use the skill of advocacy to help put an end to this behavior. How could eliminating this risk factor prevent disease and other health problems?Students could advocate by writing a letter to the president of the company or writing a letter to the editor of a newspaper. Keeping water supplies free from waste products helps stop the spread of disease.
28 Skills for a Healthy Life End ofChapter 2Skills for a Healthy LifeLesson 3Developing Other Health SkillsClick for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 2 Assessment