Decision Making and Goal Setting is a 27 page PowerPoint presentation about the concepts related to decision making and the setting of goals with attention being given to relating health aspects. Covered in the presentation are: (What are health skills? 10 types of health skills explained. Influences on your health. Steps in the decision making process. Goal setting and action plans.). Also included are “activity” prompts that students can complete in a health notebook or on a paper to turn in at the end of class as well as 3 decision making scenarios to work on in groups or individually. This presentation falls in accordance with the 9th grade VA. State SOL’s for Health.
Knowledge and Skills
9.1 The student will apply health knowledge and skills to the development and analysis of personal goals to achieve and maintain long-term health and wellness. Key concepts/skills include:
a.) decision-making process for selecting health and wellness products;
b.) development of personal standards regarding the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other harmful substances;
c.)maintenance of health habits that promote personal wellness;
d.)implementation of a fitness and lifelong physical activity plan;
e.)establishment of personal parameters for appropriate and inappropriate health behaviors;
f.)utilization of a personal system for coping with distress and stress;
g.)management of deadlines;
h.)peaceful resolution of conflicts.