HLM203: Health Ed 8 AB (2020)

The Health Education 8 (year long) course is designed to help eighth grade students obtain, process and use basic information, skills, and services related to health issues of adolescents and the pre-cursors of adult health problems that have risk factors that may emerge during adolescence.-á Developmentally appropriate concepts of mental health; alcohol, tobacco and other drug use; and family life and human sexuality are taught in this course.-á Students apply health education concepts and health literacy skills, e.g., practicing interpersonal communications that promote mental health, substance abuse prevention and positive relationships with others; analyzing positive and negative, internal and external influences on health decisions; and demonstrating self-care practices in managing personal daily activities.-á Students conceptualize health knowledge related to issues of adolescents and apply health literacy skills in making appropriate, healthful decisions.-á