Rhode Island - HE K-12 curriculum—SEL (HS): Curricula
The Rhode Island Health Education Framework
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health.
Rationale: Personal, family and community health are enhanced through effective communication. A responsible individual will use verbal and non-verbal skills in developing and maintaining healthy personal relationships. The ability to organize and to convey information, beliefs, opinions and feelings are skills which strengthen interactions and can reduce or avoid conflict. When communicating, individuals who are health literate demonstrate care, consideration, and respect of self and others.