OWL: Workshop 1

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OWL: Workshop 1

I am excited to welcome your children to Our Whole Lives programming.

Our Whole Lives Offers…

Honest, accurate information about sexuality changes lives. It dismantles stereotypes and assumptions, builds self-acceptance and self-esteem, fosters healthy relationships, improves decision making, and has the potential to save lives.

  • Accurate information presented in developmentally appropriate ways
  • Affective and emotional learning
  • Guiding values and principles
  • Activities that help participants clarify values and improve decision-making skills
  • A safe and supportive peer group
  • Acceptance of diversity
  • A social justice approach to inclusive sexuality education
  • Step-by-step instructions for program promotion, implementation, and facilitation
  • Parent orientation that affirms parents as their children’s primary sexuality educators

Our programming will be focusing on ages 10-12 exclusively

This ten-workshop curriculum is designed to help children ages nine through twelve to gain the knowledge, life principles, and skills they need to understand and express their sexuality in holistic, life-enhancing ways.

Like the other, Our Whole Lives programs for different age groups, this comprehensive, developmentally appropriate program introduces key topics like values, body image, gender and sexual identity, peer pressure, and healthy relationships with sensitivity and inclusiveness, yet without specific religious doctrine or reference. The underlying values of the program reflect the justice-oriented traditions of Unitarian Universalists.

As ever,
Pamela

Date

September 23

Time

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location

The Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga
84 South Service Road
Mississauga, Ontario L5G 2R9 Canada

Phone

905.278.5622

Organizer

Pamela Smith-Loeters
Email:
dll@uucm.ca

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