Values

Talking about Sexuality and Values

Source: Advocates for Youth

Target Audience: Parents or Level III (early adolescence, ages 12 through 15; middle school/junior high school) and IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: approx. 1 hour

Date Published: Undated

Summary: This lesson provides an opportunity for parents and teens to explore values around sexuality. The activity can be used in two ways:
1. As part of a sexuality education classroom experience in which teens fill out the worksheet and discuss it in the classroom. Youth then take a worksheet home, filling it out themselves and asking a parent or guardian to fill it out and discuss it with them.
2. As part of a parenting workshop, parents could fill out the forms and discuss their values in the workshop, then take another worksheet home to fill out and ask their teen to fill it out and discuss it with them.

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http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=239Itemid=129


Four Corners: A Values Clarification Exercise

Source: Advocates for Youth

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, 15 – 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: 40 minutes

Date Published: 2005

Summary: This lesson encourages teens to clarify and explore their personal attitudes and values and to become more comfortable with listening to and understanding opinions different from their own. The facilitator reads aloud a series of values statements and asks participants to stand in the spot that best identifies their values. Suggested questions for guiding the discussion are included.

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http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=241&Itemid=129


Making Difficult Decisions

Source: ETR RECAPP Website

Target Audience: Level III (early adolescence, ages 12 through 15; middle school/junior high school) and IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)
Topic: Decision-making

Duration of Lesson: Not Specified

Date Published: 2002

Summary: In this lesson, participants are presented with a decision-making model designed to help clarify one's choices in the face of almost any type of decision. Students then have an opportunity to practice using the model.

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http://recapp.etr.org/recapp/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.LearningActivitiesDetail&PageID=151 


How Do I Rate? - A Personalization Activity

Source: ETR ReCAPP Website

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, ages 15-18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: 5 to 10 minutes

Date Published: 1999

Summary: This short activity is designed to help students privately identify their pregnancy risk-taking behaviors, reflect on their comfort level with their risks of pregnancy, and identify what they can do to reduce their risk-taking behavior using a self-assessment inventory.

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Making Connections:
Identifying the Links Between Body Image and Sexual Health

Source: ETR ReCAPP Website

Target Audience: Level III (early adolescence, ages 12 through 15; middle school/junior high school) and IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: Not specified, (varies according to group size)

Date Published: 2001

Summary: Through small group work, discussion and brainstorming, participants discuss the connection between negative body image and risky sexual behavior.

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“What Will She Do/What Will He Do?”

Source: ETR ReCAPP Website

Target Audience: Level III (early adolescence, ages 12 through 15; middle school/junior high school) and IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: 40 Minutes

Date Published: 2004

Summary: This lesson uses hypothetical scenarios to help young people learn about and practice making good decisions and recognize that mistaken beliefs about what peers are thinking/doing can affect decision-making. The scenarios provided focus on sexual decision making and sexual harassment.

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Is VCT (Voluntary HIV Counseling & Testing) for Me?

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Target Audience: Level III (early adolescence, ages 12 through 15; middle school/junior high school) and IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: 40 minutes

Date Published: Not specified

Summary: This lesson, the fourth in a series of five focused on voluntary counseling and testing for HIV, is designed to raise participants’ awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of HIV testing and learn to make informed decisions about seeking voluntary counseling and testing.

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www.unicef.org/lifeskills/files/4.IsVCTForMe.doc


Deciding Whether to Get Tested for HIV

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Target Audience: Level III (early adolescence, ages 12 through 15; middle school/junior high school) and IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: 45 minutes

Date Published: Not specified

Summary: This lesson, the fifth in a series of five focused on voluntary counseling and testing for HIV, is designed to help participants consider the possible consequences of HIV testing and learn to make informed decisions about seeking voluntary counseling and testing.

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www.unicef.org/lifeskills/files/5.DecidingToGetTested.doc


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