By completing these requirements, students will be meeting the following objectives:

  • Cultivate skills that enhance personal well-being, such as: responsible decision-making, interpersonal skills, critical thinking and problem solving, stress management, ability to cope successfully with peer pressure and media messages
  • Select leisure activities which promote and enhance wellness
  • Understand and practice self-care plans and health skills, including: good nutrition, safety and first aid, and avoidance of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
  • Communicate directly and honestly with others
  • Have ability to state personal needs
  • Have ability to form and sustain healthy relationships
  • Understand personal economics and have the ability to manage money

(Objectives based on Maine’s Common Core of Learning Document, 1990:  Appendix page 48, Human Growth and Development)