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Ch 6: Healthy Relationships & Effective Communication

About This Chapter

In order to be a great health and physical education educator, understanding healthy relationships and effective ways to communicate with others is important to know. With the help of the video and text lessons and the quizzes in this chapter, you will review these critical health topics.

Healthy Relationships & Effective Communication- Chapter Summary

Use this chapter on healthy relationships and effective communication to master important health topics. You will visit topics such as characteristics of successful relationships and components of unhealthy relationships. By the end of this chapter, you will be well-versed in the following topics such as:

  • Types of child abuse
  • Information about psychological abuse
  • Gender differences in terms of violence
  • Models on decision making
  • Various types of communication such as written and non-verbal
  • Interpersonal skills, refusal skills and positive feedback
  • Ways to resolve conflicts, alternatives to dispute resolutions and group dynamics

Our chapter topics are easy to understand because of our brief, informative and engaging lessons that last no longer than ten minutes each. Videos come with a timeline feature that allow you to jump around the lesson, while the transcripts include terms in bold for emphasis. The self-assessment quizzes found at the end of every lesson give you the chance to test what you have learned so far.

11 Lessons in Chapter 6: Healthy Relationships & Effective Communication
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Successful Relationships: Characteristics, Development & Maintenance

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.

Characteristics of Unhealthy Relationships

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.

Child Abuse and Neglect: 4 Major Types, Characteristics & Effects

3. Child Abuse and Neglect: 4 Major Types, Characteristics & Effects

Child abuse is a major problem in our world today. Counselors must be educated in the topic, particularly the four types of abuse, their effects, and what to focus on in therapy.

What is Psychological Abuse? - Definition & Overview

4. What is Psychological Abuse? - Definition & Overview

This lesson defines psychological abuse and gives a brief overview of what this type of abuse is. Behaviors that can be expected and potential victim reactions are also mentioned.

Violence Against Women and Men: Definitions & Gender Differences

5. Violence Against Women and Men: Definitions & Gender Differences

Some types of crime are especially painful due to their personal nature. This lesson discusses three forms of violence, including sexual assault, rape, and domestic violence. Definitions, basic statistics, and a discussion of gender differences are provided.

Decision Making: Process & Models

6. Decision Making: Process & Models

Have you noticed that some groups seem to work very well together when making decisions, and others seem unable to make decisions? This lesson discusses the process of making group decisions and various models associated with making decisions.

Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

7. Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral

This lesson distinguishes between the various methods of communication used by managers, including interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, written communication and oral communication.

Conflict Resolution: Managing Conflict in Organizations

8. Conflict Resolution: Managing Conflict in Organizations

Conflict can be solved in many ways. This lesson provides an overview of the different types of conflict resolution strategies, including avoidance, accommodation, competition, compromise, and collaboration.

Positive Feedback: Definition & Examples

9. Positive Feedback: Definition & Examples

Do you like feeling appreciated? Is it important to be recognized when you've contributed to a project at work? Providing positive feedback is an important part of being a good leader. This lesson explains how to effectively implement positive feedback.

What Are Group Dynamics? - Definition & Theory

10. 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.

What Are Refusal Skills? - Definition & Examples

11. What Are Refusal Skills? - Definition & Examples

This lesson looks at how teens are confronted with difficult situations every day and how they can use the ability to say no if they need to. The lesson provides scenarios and specific means to say no given the situation.

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