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Family HEALTH

General Description

Prerequisite: 

The course objective is to provide knowledge instrumental in making positive decisions for developing a healthy lifestyle.  Areas of study include maintaining mental health, good nutrition, factors involved in physical fitness, principles of safety and first aid, prevention of chronic and communicable diseases, misusing chemicals and chemical dependency, and understanding human growth, development, and understanding relationships.  
 

Content

  • Personality (Goal Setting,
  • Self Esteem,
  • Character Development),
  • Mental Health (Stress Management, Depression, Suicide Prevention),
  • Nutrition,
  • Substance Abuse (Tobacco, Alcohol, Illegal Drugs),
  • Prevention of Disease (communicable, STD’s, and Non-Communicable),
  • Body Systems
     

Theory of Action

Our mission is to teach students to understand and appreciate the need to participate in physical activities and to apply health principles throughout life.