The three programs in this new series present real-life vignettes that young people in grades 7-12 can identify with and develop an understanding of the consequences, emotions, and appropriate solutions related to each topic.
Each program includes a DVD and a CD-ROM with a complete lesson plan. An extensive digital workbook is provided to facilitate classroom discussion and can serve as a supplement to any guidance curriculum.
All three address social issues that result from modern day technology, especially the use of cell phones and the Internet. The content for each program was written and reviewed by a team of professionals, including counselors, psychologists, and educators.
Bullying – There’s Always a Way Out
Bullying has moved past face-to-face interaction. In this program, Junior High and High School students present real-life scenarios of bullying, including bullying through the Internet, texts, and video.
Difficult and distressing situations in a variety of settings are addressed, followed by both unproductive actions and resolutions that work. The program covers bullying from its painful beginning to its peaceful end – bullying in its many forms, including friendship manipulation, physical threats, and cyberbullying.
Sexting – Sex Plus Text Equals Trouble
Sexting is a combination of sex and text messaging. Viewers follow Junior High and High School students through a variety of sexting situations stemming from careless fun to cyberbullying along with their painful effects.
They witness the demonstration of the threat of sexted sexually explicit or suggestive photographs, messages, and videos. Real-life scenarios are presented along with the resulting consequences affecting a teenagers personal, social and future life.
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Sex Facts – Teens and STDs
As teenagers become sexually active, STDs become a major risk. Viewers see high school students deal with having an STD. Real-life scenarios present male and female points of view through the initial discovery, the subsequent fear and embarrassment, the doctors check-up, and the sexual partner confrontation.
The risk of STDs is identified and realistic STD prevention methods are presented, while differences between birth control and STD inhibitors are explained. The program breaks stereotypes of the people who contract STDs.
Total viewing time: 90 minutes (30 per DVD). Copyright 2011. Can purchase each separately for $79.95; please see the Product Options box above. SPECIAL: The set of 3 DVDs for $215.95.