Reducing Risk

Teachers’ notes

Teachers' notes

Crossroads: personal development and health education course for Stage 6 students is a course for students in Public Schools. These materials may also provide a valuable resource for Pastoral Care courses in non-government schools.

For additional resources visit the PDHPE curriculum support page.


Reducing risk to myself and others in different situations: motor vehicles, as a pedestrian, work sites, aquatic activities, relationships, sporting and recreational activities and sexual relationships

Recognising and managing dangerous behaviour involving drug use: risk taking, aggression, domestic violence, mood swings, socially unacceptable behaviour, fatigue, peer expectations

Helping those in need

Drug-related medical emergencies: seeking medical assistance, first aid (DRABC), seeking assistance from others, recognising and emergency

Calling for help