Life Management Skills

Learn how to deal with real issues that impact your everyday life, such as nutrition, substance abuse, stress, and health. This course provides you with the facts you need to make important and informed decisions.

Major Concepts:

  • Nurturing self esteem in self and family
  • Effective parenting skills and responsibilities
  • Nutrition based on food guide pyramid, dietary guidelines and food label laws, nutrient functions and sources
  • Eating disorders and weight management
  • Food safety and prevention of foodborne illness
  • Effective communication skills including “I” messages, active listening, communication barriers, communication styles, and the importance of family communication
  • Cultural influences on communication
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Refusal skills for peer pressure and other influences
  • Conflict resolution process
  • The physical, mental, emotional, social and economic, and legal consequences of use, misuse, and abuse of drugs, including alcohol, and tobacco
  • Identifying addictions and finding help for them
  • Causes and effects of stress on the body and management techniques for stress
  • Time management tools and personal application
  • Value identification, personal application of values
  • Goal setting and personal applications
  • Decision Making
  • Suicide prevention
  • Advertising influences and techniques
  • Consumer rights and responsibilities and governmental consumer protection agencies
  • Healthcare product selection
  • Credit card rights, responsibilities, costs, dangers and fraud prevention
  • Checking/Saving account procedures
  • Environment and conservation procedures
  • Reproductive system structures, functions and disorders
  • Males- self exam for testicular cancer prevention
  • Females – self exam for breast cancer prevention
  • Teen Pregnancy health risks and consequences, sexual activity costs vs. abstinence
  • Sexually transmitted diseases, disease cycles and consequences
  • CPR performance
S.No.Program NameFee ComponentAmount (USD)Description
1.RegularCourse Fee$ 200To be paid by the student at the time of Registration.

Grade Level

  Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

Duration

  Semester

Requirements

None

Prerequisites

None

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