New Mexico - National HE Standards: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law references National Health Education Standards as a guide for providing HE or includes a list of all National Health Education Standards without mentioning the standards by name.

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.64.7.6 OBJECTIVE:

The competencies were developed to ensure alignment with the New Mexico's content standards and benchmarks for health education and with the national standards of the American alliance for health, physical education, recreation and dance.


NMAC 6.29.6 Health Education

CONTENT STANDARDS WITH BENCHMARKS AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR HEALTH EDUCATION

Content standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention.

Content standard 2: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and health-promoting products and services.

Content standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks.

Content standard 4: Students will analyze the influence of culture, media, technology and other factors on health.

Content standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health.

Content standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting and decision-making skills to enhance health.

Content standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, peer and community health.

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