Florida - Teaching skills for healthy lifestyles: Standards

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State law requires teaching knowledge, attitudes, and skills for making health-promoting decisions and healthy behaviors.

CPALMS Health Education Standards

Standard 1: Core Concepts - Comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Standard 2: Internal and External Influence - Analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Standard 3: Accessing Information - Demonstrate the ability to access valid health information, products, and services to enhance health.
Standard 4: Interpersonal Communication - Demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal-communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
Standard 5: Decision Making - Demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
Standard 6: Goal Setting - Demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
Standard 7: Self Management - Demonstrate the ability to practice advocacy, health-enhancing behaviors, and avoidance or reduction of health risks for oneself.
Standard 8: Advocacy - Demonstrate the ability to advocate for individual, peer, school, family, and community health.

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