I Decide for Me:
6th Grade Program

Sexual Risk Avoidance Education: A 4 day (60 minute) or a 5 day (45 minute) presentation with relevant truth, compelling facts, and medically accurate data. 

Day One
  • Introduction of Clarity and the presenter

  • Medical Model of Health-Whole Person Circle

    • Physical

    • Intellectual

    • Emotional

    • Social

    • Ethical

  • Character building and friendship

  • KEY CONCEPTS

    • My choices affect every area of my whole person.

    • Being a good friend builds healthy relationships.

    Day Two
    • Review of previous program content
    • Human Sexuality Terminology
      • Sexual Activity defined as including physical contact between individuals involving intimate/private areas of the body that can potentially result in pregnancy, STDs/STIs, and/or emotional risks
      • Gender defined as identification of a male or female
      • Reproduction defined as how babies are made
      • Puberty defined as how people change from children to adults.
        • Similar changes in both males and females
        • Changes in males
        • Changes in females
    • Information Gathering
      • Media discounted as a credible source for obtaining information
    • Marriage is identified as the boundary for positive and healthy sexual activity
    • Identify Go-To Adults
      • Criteria includes:
        • Someone the student trusts
        • Over the age of 21
        • Someone the student sees on a regular basis
        • Must be making healthy life choices and living independently
    • KEY CONCEPTS
      • A person is valuable no matter how small, because a person is a person after all.
      • Media’s lies won’t help you decide. Talk to your Go-To Adult today!
    Day Three
    • Review previous program content
    • Goal Setting
    • Introduction of the CDC’s Six Critical Health Behaviors and expected healthy responses
      • Drugs and Alcohol
      • Tobacco Use
      • Injury and Violence
      • Nutrition
      • Physical Activity
      • Sexual Activity
    • Definitions of sexual abstinence and sexual abuse
      • Sexual Abstinence defined as controlling the timing of sexual activity
    • Child Sexual Abuse defined as a form of child abuse that includes sexual activity with a minor. A child cannot consent to sexual activity
    • Consequences of Sexual Activity
      • Physical consequence of unplanned pregnancy
      • Physical consequence of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and/or Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
      • Emotional, Intellectual, Ethical and Social Consequences

     

    • KEY CONCEPTS
      • Goals are dreams you work toward.
      • Abstinence until marriage is the healthiest choice because it protects our whole person.
      • Abstinence is a choice you make; abuse is not.
    Day Four
    • Review Previous Program Content
      • Answering anonymous student questions
    • Establishing Personal Self-Control and Boundary Setting
      • Pornography defined as the viewing of nude or naked photos or videos for the purpose of sexual excitement
      • Addiction defined as an urge to do something that is hard to control or stop.
    • Personal Boundary setting in regard to sexual activity and physical consequences that can occur
    • Responsible social media usage
      • Instruction given on how to respond when exposed to pornography
      • Sexting defined as texting nude or naked pictures or sexually explicit messages by a mobile device
    • Refusal skills
      • Practice using assertive language skills
    • Equip students with tools they can utilize with their Go-To adults

     

    • KEY CONCEPTS
      • Becoming a healthy adult requires self-control.
      • Becoming a healthy adult requires personal boundary setting.
      • When I’m uncomfortable I can say, “NO!”

    *Each I Decide for Me (IDFM) program uses anonymous, matched entry and exit surveys to confirm changes in attitude and knowledge for the purpose of measuring the program’s effectiveness.

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    Foundational Values