YOURSELF AND OTHERS

HEALTH AND SELF CARE

The elements of physical and emotional health; lifestyle issues: Smoking, alcohol and drug use; addiction


GETTING HEALTH CARE: Health insurance basics; help for those without insurance; basic health care services; evaluating health care providers; resources for information about specific health problems


COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Communication basics; sending and receiving messages; conversations; conflicts; apologies


BOUNDARIES AND RELATIONSHIPS: Why boundaries? Types of boundaries; relationships, healthy and risky; boundaries in relationships


RIGHTS: What is a “right?” U.S. rights: Children’s and parents’ rights; victims’ rights; the United Nations and rights


ABUSE AND NEGLECT: Types of maltreatment; how to help a victim or possible victim; abuse and neglect investigations