Family Living & Healthy Relationships

In this one-semester course, students examine the family unit and characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships at different phases of life– including information on self-discovery, family, friendships, dating and abstinence, marriage, pregnancy, and parenthood. Students learn about the life cycle and the different stages of development from infancy to adulthood. They also focus on a variety of skills to improve relationships and family living, including coping skills, communication skills, refusal skills, babysitting, parenting, and healthy living and disease prevention habits.  Unit 1: Family Health & Relationships; Family Health, Personal Identity.  Unit 2: Dating & Parenthood; Dating & Marriage, Pregnancy, Parenthood.  Unit 3: Human Growth & Development; Infancy & Childhood, Adolescence & Adulthood.  Unit 4: Skills for Family Living; Household Responsibilities, Communication, Goal Setting & Decision Making.  Unit 5: Coping Skills; Coping Skills, Time & Stress Management, Mental Health.  Unit 6: Healthy Families, Healthy Living, Safety.