State Standards for Health Education

 The Maryland Health Education State Curriculum (SC) has Seven Standards:
 
1. Mental and Emotional Health – Students will demonstrate the ability to use mental and emotional health knowledge, skills, and strategies to enhance one’s self-concept and one’s relationship with others.
 
2. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs - Students will demonstrate the ability to use drug knowledge, decision-making skills, and health enhancing strategies to address, the non-use, use, and abuse of medications, alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

3. Personal and Consumer Health - Students will demonstrate the ability to use knowledge, skills, and strategies to develop sound personal and consumer health practices involving the use of health care products, services, and community resources.

4. Family Life and Human Sexuality – Students will demonstrate the ability to use human development knowledge, social skills, and health enhancing strategies to promote positive relationships and healthy growth and development throughout the life cycle.

5. Safety and Injury Prevention
- Students will demonstrate the ability to apply prevention and intervention knowledge, skills, and processes to promote safe living in the home, school, and community.
 
6. Nutrition and Fitness - Students will demonstrate the ability to use nutrition and fitness knowledge, skills, and strategies to promote a healthy lifestyle. 

7. Disease Prevention and Control
- Students will demonstrate the ability to apply prevention and treatment knowledge, skills, and strategies to reduce susceptibility and manage disease.

 


Nana Donkor, Supervisor,
Health Education

  Michelle Jackson, Secretary

Office: 301-808-4080
Fax: 301-333-1015

 

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