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   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] HED (9-12) 8 :
HE.2.1) Analyze the influence of external factors on health beliefs and behaviors.

a. Analyze how family, culture, school, and community influence the health practice and behaviors of individuals.

Examples: explaining how holiday celebrations and traditions such as over indulgence in eating and consuming alcohol affect health behaviors; explaining how extra-curricular activities and schedules result in over-consumption of fast food

b. Examine how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.

c. Examine how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.

Example: influence of media on teen body image, sexual activity, drugs, alcohol, violence, cyber-bullying.

d. Cite evidence of how public health policies and government regulations can influence health promotion and disease prevention.

[HE] HED (9-12) 26 :
HE.5.5) Recommend personal strategies to avoid violence or criminal activities.

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: The Path to Violence

This video describes the behavior patterns of school violence incidences. Interviews with violent offenders reveal school culture and peer influence as strong influences of their behavior. Recognition and warning signs of violent behavior pattern influences are described. In addition to examining the influences of behavior patterns of students considering violent attacks, this video recommends strategies to avoid violent or criminal activities in schools.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

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