student will . . .
identify positive and socially appropriate ways to express needs, wants
identify communication skills to build and maintain healthy relationships.
identify the possible causes of conflict among youth and strategies to
manage conflict in schools and communities.
explain how character and personality (e.g., confident = aggressive; shy
= passive, etc.) affect the perception of one's ability to communicate.
discuss ways one can develop healthful family relationships
explain steps that can be taken to improve dysfunctional family relationships;
discuss adjustments that can be made if family changes occur.
demonstrate ways to communicate care, consideration and respect of self
and others (e.g., peer mediation, conflict resolution).
demonstrate refusal skills to protect personal health against risky and
harmful behaviors (e.g., pregnancy, drunk driving, STDs, ATOD, dating