Term Definition
prevention being able to stop something from happening
resilient surviving threats; bouncing back from adversity; becoming stronger in the face of challenges that threaten to uproot your beliefs or destroy your way of life
resistance strategies actions, spoke words, or behaviors that help you stay away from things that are harmful or destructive
refusal skills being able to say "no" or to refuse an offer using verbal and/or verbal cues
communication competence being able to express yourself clearly, calmly and without offending your listener or creating a confrontation
social competence demonstrating appropriate interpersonal communication, actions, and behavior in situations involving other people your age
personal norms what you believe is OK for a person of your age to say or do, especially with regard to risky behaviors
descriptive norms what you believe that other people your age are doing, especially in regards to risky behaviors
injunctive norms what you think your family would think about what you are doing; does what you are doing "fit" the cultural values and beliefs of your family?
expectations the attitudes, beliefs, actions and behaviors that your culture define as good. How adult leaders in your culture believe you should act so that you reflect well on your family and culture
culture the values, beliefs, language, traditions, and norms that have been transferred from generation to generation in your family and that your family holds as the most important parts of its history
cultural connections protective factors of our culture that we learn from our parents and other elders and cultural practices, like kanikapila, that we participate in "automatically" but that have their origins in our family culture
HPLesson1 HP Lesson 1 – Key Terms

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