I Decide for Me:
6th Grade Program

Sexual Risk Avoidance Education: A 4-day 60-minute program or a 5-day 45-minute presentation with relevant truth, compelling facts, and medically accurate data. Additional 2 doses available through student handout.

Day One
  • Introduction of Clarity and the presenter
  • Comprehensive, holistic health approach
    • Physical
    • Mental
    • Emotional
    • Social
    • Ethical
  • Human Sexuality Terminology
  • Sexual Activity defined as the voluntary action which involves any part of one person’s body touching the private areas of another person’s body.
  • 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

KEY CONCEPTS

  • My choices affect every area of my whole person.
  • A person is valuable no matter how small, because a person is a person after all.
Day Two
  • Review of previous program content
  • Information Gathering
    • Media discounted as a credible source for obtaining information 
  • Marriage identified as the boundary for positive and healthy sexual activity
  • Identify Go-To Adults
    • Criteria includes:
      • Someone the student trusts
      • Over the age of 18
      • Someone the student sees on a regular basis
      • Must be making healthy life choices
  • Introduction of the CDC’s Six Critical Health Behaviors and expected healthy responses
    • Drugs and Alcohol
    • Injury and Violence
    • Tobacco Use
    • Nutrition
    • Physical Activity
    • Sexual Activity

KEY CONCEPTS

  • Media’s lies won’t help you decide. Talk to your Go-To Adult today!
  • Abstinence until marriage is the healthiest choice because it protects our whole person.
Day Three
  • Review previous program content and continued discussion on 6 Critical Health  Behaviors
  • Definitions of sexual abstinence and sexual abuse
    • Sexual Abstinence defined as controlling the timing of sexual activity.
  • Sexual Abuse defined as unwanted 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, Mental, Ethical, and Social Consequences
  • 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.
  • Character building and friendship

KEY CONCEPTS

  • Becoming a healthy adult requires self-control.
  • Becoming a healthy adult requires personal boundary setting.
Day Four
  • Review Previous Program Content
    • Answering anonymous student questions 
  • 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
  • Equip students with tools they can utilize with their Go-To adults

KEY CONCEPTS

  • Marriage is the healthiest boundary for positive sexual activity.
  • Healthy boundaries will keep you safe on the Internet.
  • 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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