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Standard 3.Understands the relationship of family health to individual health
  Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
   1. Not appropriate at this level
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   1. Knows the roles of parents and the extended family in supporting a strong family and promoting the health of children (e.g., the limits parents set for children, the values or religious beliefs taught, behaviors and values modeled)
   2. Knows effective strategies to cope with change that may occur in families (e.g., pregnancy, birth, marriage, divorce, relocation, unemployment)
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   1. Knows how the family influences personal health (e.g., physical, psychological, social)
   2. Knows characteristics needed to be a responsible friend and family member (e.g., participating in family activities, assuming more responsibility for household tasks)
   3. Knows how health-related problems impact the whole family
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   1. Knows strategies that improve or maintain family health (e.g., how one's personal behavior can affect the behavior and feelings of other family members)
   2. Understands the development of adolescent independence
   3. Knows how communication techniques can improve family life (e.g., talking openly and honestly with parents when problems arise)
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   1. Understands methods to facilitate the transition from the role of a child to the role of an independent adult in the family
   2. Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on teenagers, their children, their parents, and society
   3. Understands the responsibilities inherent in dating relationships, marriage, and parenthood