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Health and Healthy Relationships - Chapter Summary
At the beginning of this chapter, the instructors will discuss the characteristics, development, and maintenance of successful relationships and the characteristics of unhealthy relationships. Later on in the chapter, the instructors will talk about the elements of trust, conflict resolution, and love relationships. When you finish the chapter, you should also:
- Understand co-dependence, enabling, positive reinforcement, and more
- Be familiar with social etiquette and norms
- Have improved communication skills
- Understand how to respond to unsafe situations
We use short and inviting video lessons to facilitate the learning process for both students and teachers. Each presentation is taught by an experienced and knowledgeable professional and is accompanied by a lesson transcript. Additional features include online self-assessment quizzes and video tags that allow you to revisit the major points of the presentation.
1. Successful Relationships: Characteristics, Development & Maintenance
Be it work, friends, or family, making a relationship work is hard. Creating a solid relationship isn't much easier. This lesson will point out the characteristics of solid relationships and some advice for developing and maintaining them.
2. Characteristics of Unhealthy Relationships
Our lives are shaped by our relationships. We interact with so many people, and it's important that these interactions are positive and healthy. In this lesson you'll learn how to spot an unhealthy relationship, no matter what type of relationship it is.
3. The Elements of Trust & Their Significance to Relationships
Do you trust someone with your life? Do you trust that same person with your bank account number? Trust is a difficult word to define as you will learn in this lesson. That's because it involves a lot of key elements that share a very intricate relationship.
4. Love Relationships: Their Characteristics & How They Develop
Here we look at the development of love. What does it mean to be in a loving relationship? What are the steps that occur in every individual in entering one?
5. Interpersonal Communication: Social Etiquette & Norms
This lesson is going to define interpersonal communication and social etiquette. You'll go over the importance of social etiquette as well as the factors that may modify it.
6. Avoiding & Responding to Unsafe Situations & Behavior
In this lesson we'll cover some common and unsafe situations that people of all ages can find themselves in. We'll review what to do in these situations and consider strategies for avoiding them altogether. We'll look at three examples: domestic abuse, sexual assault, and drugs and alcohol.
7. Relationship Conflict and Management: Definition & Resolution Strategies
In this lesson, you will learn about relationship conflict in organizations and strategies for its resolution. You will also have an opportunity to take a short quiz after the lesson to reinforce your knowledge.
8. Types of Social Groups: Primary, Secondary and Reference Groups
The study of social groups is a main focus of many sociologists. In this lesson, we define social groups and differentiate between several different types including primary, secondary, and reference groups.
9. What Are Group Dynamics? - Definition & Theory
Learn about group dynamics and the theory behind understanding these processes. Learn about the factors that affect group dynamics with some real-life examples.
10. Passive-Aggressive vs Assertive Communication
This lesson looks at the differences between the use of veiled aggression or non-assertive communication versus assertive communication. The types of communication and tips for correcting passive-aggressive communication are provided.
11. What is Peer Pressure? - Definition & Explanation
In this lesson, you'll learn who your peers are and how they can pressure you into actions that you wouldn't normally do -- peer pressure. We'll cover types of peer pressure and who is most likely to experience it.
12. Improving Communication Skills: Self-Disclosure, Listening & Non-Verbal Communication
Self-disclosure, listening, and nonverbal communication are three important conversation strategies people use. This lesson will discuss what they are, how they may be interpreted, and some tips for improving them.
13. Interactions in Relationships: Codependency vs. Positive Reinforcement
Enabling and positive reinforcement are two terms used to describe how people can interact with one another in their relationships. One of these terms reinforces good behavior and the other reinforces bad behavior. Do you know which is which?
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