3Building Health Skills You’ll Learn to:Demonstrate communication skills in building healthy relationships.Demonstrate refusal strategies and conflict resolution skillsApply self-management strategiesAnalyze influences on behaviorDevelop evaluation criteria for health informationVocabulary:Health SkillsInterpersonal CommunicationRefusal SkillsConflict ResolutionStress ManagementAdvocacy
4Health SkillsHealth Skills- or life skills are specific tools and strategies that help you maintain, protect, and improve all aspects of your health.
5Interpersonal SkillsInterpersonal communication- is the exchange of thoughts, feelings, and beliefs between two or more people.Effective communication include:Clearly say what you meanPay attention to how you say somethingBe a good listener
6Communication Techniques Use “I” messagesSpeak calmly and clearly, using a respectful tone.Listen carefully, and ask appropriate questions.Show appropriate bodylanguage.
7Refusal SkillsRefusal Skills- are communication strategies that can help you say no when you urged to take part in behaviors that are unsafe or unhealthful, or that is against your values.Refusal StrategiesSay no in a firm voiceExplain whySuggest alternativesUse appropriate body languageLeave if necessary
8Conflict Resolution Skills Conflict resolution- is the process of ending a conflict through cooperation and problem solving.Steps to deal with a conflictTake time to calm down and thinkSpeak calmly and listen attentivelyUse a polite tone and brainstorm while working to resolve conflict peacefully.
9Self Management Skills Practice Healthful BehaviorsManaging StressStress management- ways to deal with or overcome the negative effects of stress.
10Self Management Skills cont. Analyzing Influences-”How do you determine what health choices are right for you?”Internal influences- knowledge, values, likes, dislikes, and desires.Values-beliefs and attitudes about what is important that help guide your behavior.External influences- family, friends, peers, media, environment, culture, and laws.
11Accessing Information Reliable sources of health information include:Trusted adultsLibrary ResourcesInternet sitesNewspaper and magazine articlesGovernment agencies (CDC)
12AdvocacyAdvocacy- is taking actions to influence others to address a health-related concern or to support a health-related belief.
14Making Responsible Decisions and Setting Goals You’ll Learn to:Identify decision-making skills that promote individual, family, and community health based on health informationSummarize the advantages of seeking advice and feedback regarding decision-making skillsIdentify the processes involved in choosing and achieving goals.Vocabulary:Decision-making skillsValuesGoalsShort-term goalLong-term goalAction plan
15Making Responsible Decisions and Setting Goals Decision-making skills- are steps that enable you to make a healthful decision.Steps of the Decision-Making ProcessState the situationList the optionsWeigh the possible outcomesConsider valuesMake a decision and act on itEvaluate the decision
16Setting Personal Health Goals Goals- something you aim for that takes planning and work.Types of goalsShort-term goal- a goal that you can reach in a short period of time.Long-term goal- a goal that you plan to reach over an extended period of time.
17Action PlanAction Plan- multi-step strategy to identify and achieve your goals.Set a realistic goalList the steps to achieve goalIdentify sources of help and supportSet a time frameEvaluate progressReward yourself for achieving goal
19Building Character Vocabulary: You’ll Learn To: Discuss the importance of good character for self, others, and communityApply communication skills and practice behaviors that demonstrate consideration and respect for self, family, and othersIdentify ways to demonstrate good characterVocabulary:CharacterRole Model
20Building CharacterCharacter- those distinctive qualities that describe how a person thinks, feels, and behaves.Demonstrates core ethical values- responsibility, honesty, integrity, and respect.
21Traits of Good Character TrustworthinessRespectResponsibilityFairnessCaringCitizenship
22Developing Your Character Stand up for your beliefsLearn from people who demonstrate good character traitsJoin volunteer groups in your school or community
23Positive Role ModelsRole Models- is someone whose success or behavior serves as an example for others.Who do you see as role models?
24Demonstrating Character By demonstrating good character, you practice behaviors that have a positive effect both on yourself and others at home.Make a difference at homeMake a difference at schoolMake a difference in your community
25Mentor: noun 1. a wise and trusted counselor or teacher. 2. an influential senior sponsor or supporter.verb (used without object) 3. to act as a mentor: She spent years mentoring to junior employees.verb (used with object) 4. to act as a mentor to: The brash young executive did not wish to be mentored by anyone.