Human Growth and Development - Abstinence is the Right Choice for Me
Discusses relationships and respect; discussion on the dangers inherent in participating in sexual behavior at an early age, including STDs and teen pregnancy; discusses STDs, openings and transmission routes; identifies birth control options; focuses on the positive results abstinence can bring to a young pereson's life; skill building activities include responding to peer pressure.
Bullying and Violence Prevention - Teen Dating Violence (1 day or 4 day programs available)
Help students identify how they want to be treated by a dating partner; learn the definition/characteristics of abuse; identify warning signs (red flags) of an abusive relationship; gain skills to recognize if a person is in an abusive relationship; understand the barriers to reporting teen dating violence; determine methods of supporting someone who is in an abusive relationship; identify school and community resourses for support.
Human Growth and Development - Healthy Relationships
Discusses the characteristics of healthy relationships; defines signs of unhealthy relationships; identifies where to get help if an unhealthy relationship exists; focuses on developing helathy relationships in all areas of students' lives; discusses teen dating violence; learn the health risks of teen pregnancy and STDs; skill building activities include responding to peer pressure and the use of good communication techniques.
Bullying and Violence Prevention - Sexual Harassment
Learn the definition of sexual harassment; understand that sexual harassment is a form of bullying; gain skills to identify situations/examples of sexual harassment; review the school policy used to protect students & employees; identify the school procedures to use if sexual harassment occurs; gain an appreciation of the right for schools & students to create a safe enviornment; identify specific support systems available in and out of school.
Hygiene and/or Disease Prevention - Understanding STD
Distinguish the signs and symptoms of STDs and transmission routes; discuss prevention methods emphasizing abstinence; review current local, national, and global statistics; review fluids that transmit HIV; identify trusted adults for further support regarding STDs.
Grade 7 - 12
Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Evidence based program (Making a Difference! Curriculum) presents issues related to abstinence, relationships, medically accurate information regarding pregnancy, HIV and STDs; instruction reviews pregnancy myths/facts and prevention methods; discusses signs and symptoms of STDs/HIV and how to avoid infection; discourages behaviors that put a person at risk; identify and practice ways to communicate in relationships & difficult situations; analyze and role play real life relationship scenarios and practice solutions in groups; understand the influence of drugs and alcohol in teen pregnancy; learn how to show someone you love them without having sex; develop skills to say no in difficult situations; help identify trusted adults and reliable resources including school nurses and counselors.