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Personal, Family & Community Health Overview for Educators - Chapter Summary
This helpful chapter covers family, community and personal health for educators. In an easily accessible format, our lessons provide you with information on nutrition, the resources needed to make healthy nutritional choices and the connection between lifestyle choices and personal wellness. You should be able to complete the following goals after finishing this chapter:
- Detail the impact of personal hygiene and care practices on health
- Outline the major risks to children's health
- Teach conflict resolution to kids effectively
- Discuss the types and sources of environmental health
- Describe the impact family conflict has on health
- Explain what community health is
- Identify curriculum issues in health education
- Provide an overview of the sources of health information and their reliability
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1. What is Nutrition?
Nutrition is the process of taking in nutrients from the foods you eat. Learn about the six nutrients needed for energy, maintenance of tissues and regulation of bodily processes: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, water, vitamins and minerals.
2. Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources
This lesson will help you see how easy it is to track what you eat and change your diet for the better. It will also provide you with additional information on where a wealth of information on healthy nutrition can be found.
3. Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention
What are lifestyle choices? What are acute and chronic problems? Which U.S. agencies are important for disease prevention? You'll find out about this and more in this lesson!
4. Impact of Personal Care & Hygiene Practices on Health
You've been told to wash your hands and clean your teeth, but do you really know why we bother doing this? In this lesson, you'll learn the importance and impact of hygiene on your health.
5. Major Risks to Children's Health
This lesson will examine the major risks to children's health. We will also discuss some ways that these deaths could be prevented and will end with a quiz to test your knowledge.
6. How to Teach Conflict Resolution to Kids
This lesson will review the most effective ways to teach conflict resolution skills to children that can be utilized by educators, parents, and caregivers. The benefits of teaching conflict resolution strategies to children will also be discussed.
7. What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources
In this video lesson, you will learn about environmental health. You will also learn about threats to environmental health and how to distinguish between different categories of environmental hazards.
8. How Family Conflict Affects Health
In this lesson we'll be looking at how family conflict affects both physical and emotional health of individuals. We'll look at specific examples in families to elucidate the issues.
9. Community Health: Definition & Care
Have you ever wondered what impact different members of your community with diverse characteristics can have on health? Or how community care is organized? Learn more about community health in this lesson.
10. Curriculum Issues in Health Education
Proper curriculums are crucial when educating health education students. Many issues and factors play a role in the development of these curriculums, and this lesson goes over some important ones.
11. Sources of Health Information: Overview & Reliability
The Internet is full of information and misinformation. This lesson will teach you how to identify the major sources of health information and determine if they are truly credible.
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