Lessons for Parents

The I Am Lovable and Capable (IALAC) Story

Source: ETR ReCAPP Website

Topic: Families

Duration of Lesson: 40 Minutes

Date Published: 2004

Summary:
Participants read, discuss, and react to a story called “I Am Lovable and Capable” that demonstrates the impact of various life events on a person's developing self esteem. Through this activity, they will be able to identify the impact of negative events such as parental conflict and criticism on an individual’s developing self esteem and identify strategies for increasing one's self esteem.

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A Parent Workshop: Puberty and Adolescent Development

Source: ETR ReCAPP Website

Target Audience: Parents

Topic: Puberty

Duration of Lesson: 90 minutes

Date Published: 2002

Summary:
This workshop is designed to help parents understand the physical and emotional changes of puberty. Learning activities include brainstorming physical and emotional changes of puberty, drawing boy and girl’s pubertal changes on newsprint, and doing role plays about talking with your child about puberty.

To view this lesson click here: www.etr.org/recapp/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.LearningActivitiesDetail&PageID=152


Talking with Your Child About Sexuality

Source: ETR ReCAPP Website

Target Audience: Parents/Guardians

Topic: Communication

Duration of Lesson: 90 minutes

Date Published: 2002

Summary:
This interactive workshop is designed to help parents/guardians communicate about sexuality with their children.

To view this lesson click here: www.etr.org/recapp/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.LearningActivitiesDetail&PageID=156


Sex On TV: Teens and Parents Talk

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) and parents/guardians

Topic: Sexuality and the Media

Duration of Lesson: Not indicated; includes out-of-class homework assignment

Date Published: 2000

Summary:
This lesson is designed to encourage young people and their parents/guardians to discuss their opinions and values relating to sexual messages presented on television. Teens are given a homework assignment to watch a TV show with their parents/guardians and use a "Sex on TV: Teens and Parents Talk" worksheet to discuss sexual messages. In class, the facilitator leads a discussion about the assignment focusing on the benefits and challenges teens experienced when talking with parents/guardians about sex on TV.

To view this lesson click here: www.etr.org/recapp/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.LearningActivitiesDetail&PageID=172


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