2. Identifying feelings
3. Being a good friend
Families may change
Good playing skills
Students discuss and practise strategies for making new friends and including others in activities and games through practising good playing skills. Feelings such as anxiety and nervousness, and strategies such as resilience and persistence, are discussed.
Reading emotions in others
Managing family change
Students discuss the changes that take place in families and identify independent activities that they can do to help and cope with these changes.
Dealing with disagreements
How to help someone being bullied
Strategies to manage change
Building respectful relationships
Responding to challenging situations
Self-protecting against bullying
Online vs face-to-face communication
Changes in relationships
Understanding influences on behaviour
Puberty - Managing change and transition
Qualities of respectful relationships
Puberty part 2
Students explores the physical, social & emotional changes associated with puberty using the Laugh and learn video as a stimulus and then create a mindmap of positive coping strategies.
Pregnancy and birth
What's OK and what's not OK
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Students explore gender stereotypes, respectful relationship qualities and non-consensual image sharing in this 8 sequential session program.
Ready vs not ready (for sexual activity)
Students discuss, consider and compare different views and perspectives on being ready for sexual activity.
Respectful relationships online
Students develop an understanding of cyberbullying and the implications of sharing information online.
Students examine how diversity and gender is often represented in the media and the impact this has on personal identities.
Respectful vs disrespectful relationships
Power to manage relationships
Students explore effective strategies such as refusal skills, communicating choices, expressing opinions and initiating contingency plans when dealing with challenging relationships.
Sexting: To send or not to send
Students use a video and a decision mapping process to explore situations where people might be asked to send a sext. Emotional, social, ethical and legal consequences of sending or not sending a sext are unpacked.
Porn: The who, what, where, when, how, why and why not
Students use a video and the graffiti wall strategy to develop an understanding of what porn is, how people come across porn, why people access porn and its possible harms. Strategies for dealing with unwanted exposure to porn are also discussed.
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Keeping safe in sexual situations
Students explore legal, physical, social and emotional safety, and respectful relationships using placemat strategy and video stimulus.
Safer sex - condoms
Students use a video stimulus; explore condom use stats; brainstorm what safer sex is, reasons why people use/don't use condoms and the life skills required for condom negotiation