Parents, Let's Talk About SEX
Join us to hear Emily Howard and Marion Crabb, sexuality education experts (and DPN members), offer some new perspectives, tools, and information about developmentally appropriate sexuality education for children of all ages.
Our sexuality is more than just sex. It encompasses all aspects of living in any community, including our attitudes, feelings, and values. It's influenced by experiences with our family, culture, religion, customs, professions, institutions, science... and politics.
National surveys indicate most parents, educators, and especially students, would like to expand sex education courses and curriculum, however, for many reasons most schools are unable to accommodate this need.
Together, let's le
arn what parents can do to cultivate good decision-making skills in our kids regarding their sexuality. Yes, we can teach our kids to celebrate their sexuality while simultaneously promoting choices that enhance their self-worth, protect their sexual health, recognize their responsibilities, honor justice, and embrace inclusivity... a lot to cover... a few pointers would be helpful, right?
Audience Q&A session will follow the presentation, bring your questions. Bring your questions.
About Our Whole Lives (OWL)
"Our Whole Lives is used in faith communities as well as by public, charter, and private schools; after-school programs; youth groups; home schoolers; colleges; correctional facilities; and groups in other settings. Although developed by two religious organizations, Our Whole Lives contains no religious references or doctrine.
Our Whole Lives curricula are based on the Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education
(PDF) produced by the National Guidelines Task Force, a group of leading health, education, and sexuality professionals assembled by the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS). In every category of assessment, the curriculum meets or exceeds the National Standards for Sexuality Education Core Curriculum, K-12
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