IV Communication

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Impersonal communication B. Interpersonal communication C. Communication filters D. Nonverbal Communication E. Effective Communication 1. Who is responsible 2. Improving personal communication 3. Active listening 4. Empathic listening F. Peer mediation, problem solving, and negotiation

  • (1) The student applies mathematics, science, English language arts, and social studies in health science.
    • (A) evaluate the use of verbal and nonverbal language in a variety of mental health situations
  • (2) The student demonstrates verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
    • (A) interpret verbal and nonverbal messages and adapt communication to the needs of the individual
    • (B) demonstrate listening skills and techniques to minimize communication barriers
    • (C) implement communication skills that are responsive rather than reactive
  • (3) The student researches career options and the preparation necessary for employment in mental health.
    • (D) demonstrate techniques of peer mediation, problem solving, and negotiation
    • (E) interpret, transcribe, and communicate mental health vocabulary


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