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S.H.A.P.E

Sharing Healthy Adolescent and Parent Experiences

 
 

S.H.A.P.E. is a Family Life Education program which empowers parents to participate in the health and reproductive education of their children, ages 9-16.  At the conclusion of the course, student will have developed the awareness, attitudes, and skills needed to deal responsibly with their sexuality and social pressures.  Parent will develop the confidence needed to talk with their children about values and sexuality. 
 
SESSION ONE – PARENT PREVIEW
SESSION TWO – A LOOK AT OUR BODIES
SESSION THREE – BODY CHANGESW DURING PUBERTY
SESSION FOUR- REPRODUCTION, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH
SESSION FIVE – HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS AND SKILL BUILDING
 
S.H.A.P.E  I – Parents attend a 2 hour parent night. Youth (9-12) attend 4 classes with parent for 2 hours.  Classes are separated by gender.  The fee is $100 per parent/child pair, $45 for a sibling in the same class. 
                
S.H.A.P.E II- Parents and youth (13-16) attend 4 classes together.  Classes can be separated by gender or co-ed.  The fee is $100 per parent/child pair, $45 for a sibling in the same class. 
 
Why does my child need S.H.A.P.E.?
  • Both parent and child receive factual information at the same time, using the same terms
  • Both will experience talking about puberty and sex in a stress-free and fun environment
  • Teens begin to see the parent as approachable on the subject
  • A bond between parent and child is created opening up communication about relationships and growing up 
 
S.H.A.P.E. can be presented at schools, churches, hospitals, community organizations, or private residences.  Classes can also be taught at the Camp Fire Office.  A minimum of 10 parent/child pairs is required.