The pressures and concerns of teenagers are at the forefront of their emotional and mental health. This resource provides young men and women with guidance and tools to recognize the importance of social skills to aid their development.
The sessions and practical activities will allow students to address issues of identity, self esteem and self awareness based on the author's research and experience. Covering issues including relationships, drugs and problem solving the new edition will also cover: Gang cultures; Cyber-bullying; Future pressures; Eating disorders
This new resource also introduces therapeutic approaches to promote well-being including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Motivational Interviewing as well as offering easily accessible worksheets and materials available to download online. Tina Rae has once again devised an innovative and engaging program.
Session 6: Sex
The facilitator can outline the main aims of this session as follows:
- For students to reflect on their own sexual activity and how this is making them feel.
- For students to become aware that there are positive and negative aspects of having sexual experiences.
- For students to outline the ways in which they can keep themselves safe or safer.
The facilitator can outline the main activities to be covered within this session, which include the thought-storming activity, focusing on the positive and negative outcomes and nature of sexual activity, and the notion of keeping safe.
Students are asked to focus on the following question: What do we know about sex? The idea here is not just to elicit technical knowledge and information but to also ...