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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions
Course SummaryGain insight into mental and sexual health issues and personal safety practices by referring to this comprehensive study guide. Use this course as a tool to help you prepare for the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Health Education Test I exam.
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About This Course
What is psychosocial health? How does one cope with chronic stress? What are types of personal safety threats? These are just some of the topics you can expect to review when you use this detailed course. All of the topics discussed in this guide are those that are featured on the GACE Health Education Test I exam. After you finish your study of this course, you should have developed a better sense of the following:
- The connection between health and wellness
- Theories and categories of emotions
- Aspects of emotional development
- Types and treatments of mental disorders
- Stress-coping techniques
- Self-awareness and social development
- Development of relationships
- Family systems, cycles and patterns
- Stages of cognitive, emotional and social development
- Human body systems, structures and functions
- Contraception, pregnancy, and pre- and postnatal care
- Sexual behavior and anatomy
- Types of diseases and disease prevention
- Safety precautions and methods
About the Exam
Georgia uses the GACE Health Education exam to measure the content knowledge of aspiring health educators at the pre- through high school levels. This is a two-part, computerized exam. Test I contains 100 selected-response questions and candidates have two hours to complete the test. The exam consists of the following subareas: Mental and Emotional Health/Sexual Health (containing 70 questions) and Safety and Injury Prevention (30 questions). A score of 220 must be attained to pass this test.
GACE Health Education Test I Exam Preparation & Registration
This extensive study guide offers a simple and convenient way for you to refresh your memory or learn new facts about topics you will be tested on in the GACE Health Education Test I exam. Short video lessons are easily accessible at all times from any device, and they cover such topics as early childhood emotions and relationships, mood disorders, parenting styles, human development, and family planning. Create handy reference materials by printing out lesson transcripts, and contact instructors with any questions using brief online forms. Take lesson quizzes and chapter exams to assess what you have learned and determine your preparedness to sit for the GACE Health Education Test I exam.
The registration process for this or any GACE exam begins with creating an account on the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website and clicking on the Reason for Testing link. This will lead to your being assigned a Georgia certification ID number, which you will use to create a GACE testing account on the Educational Testing Service (ETS) website. Complete your registration via phone or online and pay exam fees with a debit or credit card, an electronic check or through PayPal.
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