Health Issues Syllabus

HEALTH ISSUES SYLLABUS
(NOTE: HEALTH ISSUES IS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE.) (instructor Mr. Lyga)

WEEK SUBJECT INFORMATION

WEEK #1 WELLNESS Self Evaluations
Healthy Behaviors Continuum
S.P.E.C.I.E.S.
Lifestyles
WEEK #2 & 3 CANCER
Cancer lecture
Cancer Posters
Self Evaluation Activities

WEEK #3&4 SELF CONCEPT
A,B,C’s of Self Esteem
Eating Disorders
Steroids

WEEK #5 SELF CONCEPT (cont.)
Suicide
Coat of Arms

WEEK #5 STRESS REDUCTION Communication Activities
Stress evaluations
Relaxation Skills


WEEK #6 PROTECTIVE BEHAVIORS
Harassment (review)
Assault Avoidance
Assertiveness Training (pressure lines)
Personal Safety (walking, home, driving)

WEEK #7 PROT. BEH. Continued
Dating Situations and Violence etc.
Date Rape
Date Rape Avoidance

WEEK #8 PROT. BEH. (Cont.)
Relationship Abuse
Domestic Abuse

WEEK #9 HUMAN REPRODUCTION
Review of basic Male and Female Sexual
Anatomy and Terminology

WEEK # 10 SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
What is really out there.....?
STI-STD packets, role plays, activities

WEEK #11 S.T.D.’s-S.T.I.'s (Cont.)
H.I.V. - A.I.D.S.

WEEK #12 CONTRACEPTION
Abstinence
Bean Bag
Methods Available, % effectiveness

WEEK #13 TEEN PREGNANCY
Hardships and Economics
Adoption
Abortion (and Emotional Strain)

WEEK #14 DRUGS
Begin Drugs
Drug Research & Posters

WEEK #15 DRUGS
Smoking
Chewing Tobacco
Marijuana

WEEK #16 DRUGS
Alcohol
Inhalants
Ecstacy and other Club Drugs
review "Rohypnol"

WEEK #17 DRUGS
Crack
Cocaine
L.S.D. and other Drugs

WEEK #18 (finish up and Finals)

Contact: Steve Lyga