Adult Education

Opioids: What Adults Need to Know

The need for a broad based approach to preventing opioid abuse and dealing with the ramifications will be explored using recorded interviews of professionals involved in Allen County, Indiana.  The presentation will illustrate how anyone can fall to opioids and the need for being aware of the connection of opioid use and heroin.   Attendees will leave with practical information they can implement and knowledge they can impart to the children and adults with whom they interact.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 45-60 minutes
Choices & Consequences: Alcohol

Class participants follow the path of a drink through the body, learning both the short and long-term effects of alcohol. Binge drinking and the stages of liver disease will be discussed and human plastinated livers will be used to show real-life examples of liver disease. Designed to be less interactive and more lecture-style presentation.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 45-60 Minutes
Choices & Consequences: Drugs and Smoking

Participants will learn how illegal drugs work in our bodies and the short and long-term effects of use. Some surprising facts about prescription drugs and smoking will be shared, and the importance of not using alcohol, drugs, or tobacco during pregnancy will be discussed.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 45-60 Minutes
Tobacco will Getcha

Adults attending this workshop will be affirmed for their decision to quit smoking or be motivated to quit smoking. Surprising physical changes that occur immediately upon quitting smoking – even after long term tobacco use – will be highlighted. Participants will experience how emphysema feels, discover the hidden costs of tobacco use, and see actual plastinated human organs illustrating the true effects of smoking. Resources available.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Bully CSI

Critical Steps to Intervention will empower parents and educators to understand and recognize the effects of bullying. Through the use of electronic keypads, attendees will be able to explore how other adults in attendance have experienced bullying both personally and through students. Adults will leave with a better understanding of the how they can positively impact the lives of the youth with whom they interact. This program aligns with Healthy People 2020 Initiatives.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 45-60 Minutes

Body Talk Program Series - For Adults With Special Needs

Hygiene – Body Talk Series
  • Showering/Hand Washing
  • Bathroom Etiquette
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Skin Care
  • Clothing Care
  • Female Hygiene
Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 30 Minutes
Tobacco – Body Talk Series
  • Addiction
  • Quitting
  • Triggers
Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 30 Minutes
Nutrition & Exercise – Body Talk Series
  • Healthy Eating
  • Sugar Simplified
  • Revealing the Fat
  • Microwave Madness
  • Living an Active Healthy Lifestyle
Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 30 Minutes
Human Growth & Development – Body Talk Series
  • Appropriate / Inappropriate Touching
  • Contraceptives
  • STIs
  • Relationships
Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 30 Minutes

Disease Prevention and Early Detection

Immune Immobilizer: HIV

Students learn that they can make healthy choices to keep their body healthy. They experience how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infection and how HIV weakens the system. Sexual transmission of HIV is NOT discussed in this program.

Indiana Standards (3: 1.1, 1.5, 3.2, 4.2, 4.4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 7.3) (4: 1.1, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Ages 8-11
Grades 3-4
Time / Duration 60 Minutes
Veto the Virus: HIV

Students see how the immune system keeps us healthy and how HIV weakens the immune system. Stages of HIV infection and modes of transmission of HIV from person to person are discussed. It is stressed that normal activities do not pass HIV from person to person. Students learn the benefits of abstinence.

Indiana Standards: (5: 1.1, 1.5, 3.2, 4.2, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2) (6: 1.1, 1.7, 1.8, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.2, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 7.1, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 10-13
Grades 5-6
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
AIDS Ammunition: HIV

Youth receive an overview of the immune system and how it responds to infection. They also learn how HIV weakens the immune system and the effects HIV has on the body. Modes of transmission and the stages of infection are discussed using age appropriate activities. Values are discussed as being important considerations when making healthy decisions. This HIV program includes updates on statistics, modes of transmission, and the infection process.

Indiana Standards: (7: 1.1, 1.5, 1.8, 2.3, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (8: 1.1, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.3, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Ages 12-15
Grades 6-8
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
STD’s Not for Me

Youth learn about responsibilities that come with adolescence and are taught the consequences of sexual activity. Students are given accurate information concerning signs and symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases. Through case study worksheets, they will be able to identify diseases according to the specific symptoms of each infection. Using a dice activity, youth learn about the risk of infection transmission. Abstinence is presented as the best way to prevent sexual transmission of these diseases. Medical photographs are a part of this program. The Safe Haven Law is presented to program participants.

Indiana Standards: (8: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

Health and Wellness Standards: (1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

Advanced Health Standards: (1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Science: (AP: 15.1, 15.5)

Ages 13-19
Grades 8-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Infection Connection: HIV

This program provides accurate information about HIV so that youth are able to protect themselves from infection. Students hear the latest facts on HIV/AIDS including statistics, modes of transmission, infection process, medication, and prevention. An in-depth look is taken at how HIV affects the immune system and why a variety of medications are used to treat HIV positive individuals.

Indiana Standards: (HW: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (AH: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Ages 14-19
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Breast Self-Exam

Breast cancer strikes one out of eight women in the United States. Young women learn about early detection of breast cancer through self-exams and mammograms. Self-examinations are explained and simulated with the use of anatomical models. Anatomical models can be shipped to your site for Interactive Video Conferencing programs.

Indiana Standards: (HW: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.4, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (AH: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.4, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 14-19
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Testicular Self-Exam

Testicular cancer is the number one cancer of males ages 15-34. Young men learn about early detection of testicular cancer through self-exams. Self-examinations are explained and simulated with the use of anatomical models. Anatomical models can be shipped to your site for Interactive Video Conferencing programs.

Indiana Standards: (HW: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.4, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (AH: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.4, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 14-19
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes

Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention

Be Wiser

Students will learn that sleeping, exercising, eating healthy foods and having a positive attitude will all work together as four keys to being healthy. Students will learn the facts about alcohol and tobacco. A major emphasis will be the effects of these drugs on the brain and the body so students will choose a drug-free life. Activities will include role-playing to help students develop the refusal and resistance skills necessary to avoid the influence of peer pressure.

Indiana Standards: (2: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 3.1, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 7.2) (3:  1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.3, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.4, 5.1, 5.3, 5.5, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Ages
Grades 2, 3
Time / Duration 45 minutes
Stay Drug Free

Students learn the facts about alcohol, tobacco, marijuana including concentrates, and inhalants. A major emphasis is the effects of these drugs on the brain and the body so students choose a drug-free life. Activities include role-playing to assist students to develop the refusal and resistance skills necessary if offered drugs.

Indiana Standards: (4: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 2.3, 2.5, 4.2, 5.1, 5.3, 5.5, 6.2) (5: 1.1, 1.2, 2.3, 2.5, 4.2, 5.1, 5.3, 5.5, 6.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 9-12
Grades 4-5
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Informed Decisions

The goal of this program is for students to be enlightened decision makers regarding drugs, so they make healthy choices. Students see the effect that drugs have on the body by observing human plastinated organs. Students also experience how drugs affect the nervous system through a demonstration with eye goggles that trick the brain into believing it is being altered by a drug. Students discover how difficult even simple tasks can be when the nervous system is being altered and why making good decisions is important to their well-being.

Indiana Standards: (6-8: 1.1, 1.2 1.4, 1.7, 5.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 11-15
Grades 6-8
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Don’t Be the Butt of Tobacco
Youth experience how the tobacco industry markets directly to them and realize how unglamorous tobacco and e-cigarette use actually is. The effects of smoking on the body are clearly demonstrated through activities and the use of plastinated human organs.
Indiana Standards: (6: 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 4.2, 4.4, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2) (7: 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2) (8: 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)
Health and Wellness Standards: 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8, 2.10, 4.2, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)
National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8)
Ages 11-16
Grades 6-9
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Pharm Crisis

The myth of prescription medication being a safe alternative to illegal drugs will be destroyed during “Pharm Crisis”. In the United States, prescription painkillers cause more overdose deaths than cocaine and heroin combined. Eye-opening interactive activities will inform students of the devastating effects of prescription medication abuse.

Indiana Standards: (6-12: 1.2, 1.8, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 3.4, 4.3, 4.8, 5.1, 5.7, 5.8, 6.5, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Tobacco: Coughin’ to Coffin

Young people are being exposed to subtle marketing of tobacco and e-cigarettes through product placement in media campaigns. Students discover the “hidden” costs of smoking in a monetary sense as well as see the effects of smoking on physical health through the use of plastinated human organs.

Indiana Standards: (8: 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

Health and Wellness Standards: (1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8, 2.10, 4.2, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

Advanced Health Standards: (1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8, 2.10, 4.2, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 13-19
Grades 8-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
The News About Booze

Alcohol abuse is a common factor in the three leading causes of death for young people between the ages of 15-24. Students are provided information about the dangers of alcohol abuse in a “fact versus fiction” discussion. Participants see the effects of short and long term alcohol abuse using plastinated human organs. Students use eye goggles that trick the brain into believing it is under the influence of alcohol.

Indiana Standards: (8: 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

Health and Wellness Standards: (1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.8, 2.10, 4.2, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

Advanced Health Standards: (1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.8, 2.10, 4.2, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 13-19
Grades 8-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Straight Talk: Drugs and Smoking

In this class students learn how illegal drugs work in our bodies and the short and long-term effects of use. Some surprising facts about prescription drugs and smoking will be shared, and the importance of not using alcohol, drugs, or tobacco during pregnancy is discussed. This program is designed to be less interactive and more lecture-style presentation.

Indiana Standards: (HW: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3), (AH: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 15-19
Grades 10-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Straight Talk: Alcohol

In this class students follow the path of a drink through the body, learning both the short and long-term effects of alcohol. Binge drinking and the stages of liver disease are discussed and human plastinated livers are used to show real-life examples of liver disease. This program is designed to be less interactive and more lecture-style presentation.

Indiana Standards: (HW: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, AH: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 15-19
Grades 10-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes

General Health

Scrubby Bear

Children will hear from King Wisdom Tooth and TAM (Transparent Anatomical Mannequin), about the importance of dental care and hand-washing. Activities help children learn that sleeping, eating well, exercising, and taking good care of themselves keeps them healthy.

Ages 4-5
Grades Preschool
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Kinderhealth

Youth will participate in a lively, fun-filled adventure which teaches the keys to a healthy life. Children exercise and use a heart monitor to see the effect exercise has on the heart. This program includes special segments on the muscular system and good nutrition.

Indiana Standards: (K: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 2.1, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 5.1, 6.2, 7.1)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 5-7
Grades Kindergarten
Time / Duration 60 Minutes
Happy Healthy Me

Children learn to be happy and healthy by viewing the exciting Jungle Jam puppet show. Interactive segments include the use of a larger-than-life sized My Plate, exercise and TAM (Transparent Anatomical Mannequin) or Mannequin Man.

Indiana Standards: (1: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 4.1, 5.1, 7.1, 7.2, 8.1)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 6-8
Grades 1
Time / Duration 60 Minutes
Circulate & Oxygenate: It’s Your Fate

All systems are a go at McMillen Health! Discover this “heart-throbbing” and “breath-taking” program about the circulatory and respiratory systems. Students will discuss basic functions of both body systems, interact with hands-on experiments, and learn about ways to stay healthy.

Indiana Standards: (1-2: 1.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2) (3-5: 1.1, 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 6-12
Grades 3-5
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
My Sensational Senses

Emphasis in this program is on the senses of the body. Using fascinating, larger-than-life displays, children will discover how to stay healthy while solving a mystery. Students become aware of just how much they learn about the world through the five senses.

Indiana Standards: (2: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 4.1, 7.1, 7.2) (3: 1.1, 1.4, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 3, 4, 7)

Ages 7-10
Grades 2-3
Time / Duration 60 Minutes
Something to Chew On

Teeth are here to stay and be used!  Children will see the use for which teeth are designed and explore how their own teeth work based on the shape of the tooth. They will learn how fluoride protects the teeth and discover that it is very easy to get fluoride on a daily basis. Healthy dental behaviors are stressed so children will learn they are responsible for their teeth. Children will be able to “practice” brushing during the program to learn how to brush their teeth effectively.

Indiana Standards: (2-3: 1.1, 1.5, 3.1, 5.1, 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 3, 5, 7)

Ages 7-10
Grades 2-3
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Senses Gathering Information

Students hear and see many facts about the sense organs. Volunteers participate in ‘sens’ible activities to earn clues which identify the four keys to being healthy, which are eating well, sleeping well, exercising and having a positive attitude. In the end, students learn they gather information about the world around them using their senses.

Indiana Standards (2: 1.1, 1.4, 3.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2) (3: 1.1, 1.4, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 7-10
Grades 2-3
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Health Adventure

Children visit with TAM (Transparent Anatomical Manikin), or Manikin Man, experiment with parts of the digestive system, and interact with a larger-than-life My Plate. Students have the opportunity to learn that the four keys to being healthy are sleeping, exercising, eating healthy foods, and a positive attitude.

Indiana Standards: (3: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 5.1, 6.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 3, 5, 6)

Ages 8-10
Grades 3
Time / Duration 90 minutes
Bones & Tone: A Moving Experience

This program has students jumping out of their seats! Students will experience this momentous program about the skeletal and muscular systems. They discover fun facts about their skeleton and muscles. They’ll use these systems in various activities while learning the names of important muscles and bones. An emphasis of the program will be to learn how to keep these systems healthy and active.

Indiana Standards: (2: 1.1, 1.4, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2) (3-4: 1.1, 1.4, 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 7-11
Grades 2-4
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Incredible Machine

From the intricacy of a single cell to the complexity of a body system, youth learn about the wonder of the human body. Ten systems of the body are identified and students learn amazing facts about each system. A Body Trivia game offers students a chance to show off their new knowledge.

Indiana Standards: (4: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2, 5.4, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2) (5: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2, 5.4, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 9-12
Grades 4-5
Time / Duration 90 Minutes
Be a Brain Builder

Youth will learn about the brain and nervous system. They will study various learning styles and be encouraged to detect their personal style while exploring activities that can boost brain performance. Upon completion of this program, youth will understand the importance of staying mentally and physically fit through regular exercise and good nutrition.

Indiana Standards: (5: 1.1, 1.2, 5.1, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2, 8.1) (6: 1.1, 1.2, 5.1, 5.6, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Ages 10-13
Grades 5-6
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Distracted Driving

About 6,000 deaths and a half a million injuries are caused by distracted drivers every year. Using real life stories about accidents caused by distracted driving, students will learn what distracted driving is. They will understand the risks associated with distracted driving, and how to increase their driving safety through positive decision making.

Indiana Standards: (7-8: 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 2.10, 4.1, 4.2, 5.6, 5.7, 6.2, 7.1, 7.3)

Health and Wellness Standards: (1.1, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.8, 2.10, 4.1, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.4, 7.1, 7.3)

Advanced Health Standards: (1.1, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.10, 4.1, 4.2, 7.1, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 12-19
Grades 7-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes

Human Growth and Development

Boys: Bodies In Progress

Boys learn about changes that occur in males during puberty. Topics include emotional changes, hygiene, physical changes, conception, and the benefits of abstinence. Participation in this program promotes positive self-image and provides knowledge that these changes are normal.

Indiana Standards: (4-5: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.4, 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2) (6: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.4, 5.1, 5.4, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 9-13
Grades 4-6
Time / Duration 45-60 Minutes
Girls: Bodies In Progress

Girls learn about changes that occur in females during puberty, including emotional changes, hygiene, physical changes, menstruation, sanitary supplies, conception, and the benefits of abstinence. This program promotes positive self-image and provides knowledge that these changes are normal.

Indiana Standards: (4-5: 1.1, 1.2, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.4, 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2) (6: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.4, 5.1, 5.4, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 9-13
Grades 4-6
Time / Duration 45-60 Minutes
Every ‘Body’ Changes

Youth will learn the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. Topics include secondary sexual characteristics, emotional change, personal hygiene, conception, and the benefits of abstinence. Participation in this program promotes self- respect and respect of others. Every ‘Body’ Changes will cover both male and female genders and menstruation within the 45 minute program. This program may be taught with boys and girls together or separated.

Indiana Standards: (4: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (5: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (6: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.8, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 9-13
Grades 4-6
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Life Begins

Youth learn about the normal physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty so they are prepared for the changes. Topics include hygiene, physical changes, emotional changes, anatomy, menstruation, and conception. A segment about fetal development demonstrates how babies grow before birth and how they are born. Students learn the benefits of abstinence.

Indiana Standards: (5: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (6: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.8, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 10-13
Grades 5-6
Time / Duration 90 Minutes
Toward Maturity

Youth learn about the physical, emotional, and social changes that occur during the journey to adulthood. Concepts presented are qualities to look for in a friend, self-respect and empathy for others. A review of male and female reproductive systems and their organs are featured. The benefits of abstinence and emotional maturity are promoted as foundations to guide students through adolescence.

Indiana Standards: (6: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.8, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (7: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.8, 4.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 11-14
Grades 6-7
Time / Duration 90 Minutes
Respect and Responsibility

Youth are made aware of the consequences of sexual activity. Students learn the benefits of abstinence as the only sure way to prevent pregnancy and the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. We recognize that abstinence is not always the easiest choice, so youth are taught assertive communication skills and practice refusal skills. Segments addressing the signs, symptoms, and effects of sexually transmitted diseases using medical photographs and reviews of the male and female reproductive systems are included. The Safe Haven Law will be presented to program participants.

Indiana Standards: (7: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.2, 7.3) (8: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

Health and Wellness Standards: (1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

Advanced Health Standards: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Science: (AP 15.1, 15.5)

Ages 12-19
Grades 7-12
Time / Duration 90 Minutes
Parenting: A Reality Check

Youth receive a “reality check” concerning the responsibilities of parenting. To demonstrate the physical demands of pregnancy, a youth volunteer wears an empathy belly to simulate the changes of pregnancy. To emphasize emotional responsibilities, a male and a female will be selected as our “teenage married couple with a baby” who are responsible for caring for our baby doll that cries throughout the session. The financial responsibilities and the effects of alcohol/drugs on the unborn baby, as well as The Safe Haven Law are presented to program participants.

Indiana Standards: (8: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

Health and Wellness Standards: (1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (AH: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Science: (AP 15.1, 15.5)

Ages 13-19
Grades 8-12
Time / Duration 90 Minutes

Human Growth and Development: Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese Approved

Terrific T’s: HIV – Diocese Approved

Students learn they can make healthy choices to keep their body healthy. They experience how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infection and how HIV weakens this system. Sexual transmission of HIV is NOT discussed in this program.

Indiana Standards: (4: 1.1, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 7.3) (5: 1.1, 1.5, 3.2, 4.2, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)
National Health Education Standards: (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 9-12
Grades 4-5
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Just for Boys – Diocese Approved

Boys learn of the physical and emotional changes that occur in males during puberty. Topics include secondary sexual characteristics, emotional changes, personal hygiene, and conception. Participation in this program promotes positive self-image. We encourage parents to attend with their sons. This program is taught from an abstinence until marriage basis.

Indiana Standards: (5: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (6: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.8, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 10-13
Grades 5-6
Time / Duration 45-60 Minutes
Just for Girls – Diocese Approved

Girls learn of the physical and emotional changes that occur in females during puberty. Topics include secondary sexual characteristics, emotional changes, personal hygiene, conception, menstruation, and sanitary supplies. Participation in this program promotes positive self-image. We encourage parents to attend with their daughters. This program is taught from an abstinence until marriage basis.

Indiana Standards: (5: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (6: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.8, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 10-13
Grades 5-6
Time / Duration 45-60 Minutes
Be Free From HIV – Diocese Approved

Students learn how the immune system usually keeps us healthy in spite of the virus exposure we have and how HIV weakens the immune system. Stages of HIV infection and modes of transmission of HIV from person to person are discussed. Abstinence from sexual activity until marriage is presented as the way to avoid sexually transmitted HIV infection. It is stressed that normal day to day activities do not pass HIV from person to person.

Indiana Standards: (6: 1.1, 1.7, 1.8, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.2, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 7.1, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Ages 11-13
Grades 6
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Beginnings of Life – Diocese Approved

A Health Educator discusses the outward and inward changes involved with puberty as well as conception, menstruation, and male and female reproductive systems. Youth learn how babies grow and develop in the uterus after conception. Abstinence until marriage and the responsibilities of parenting are emphasized throughout this program. Upon request, a male and female split is available.

Indiana Standards: (7: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.8, 4.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 12-14
Grades 7
Time / Duration 90 Minutes
HIV: Help Intercept the Virus – Diocese Approved

Youth receive an overview of the immune system and how it responds to infection. HIV infection and modes of transmission of HIV from person to person are discussed. Abstinence from sexual activity until marriage is presented as the way to avoid sexually transmitted HIV infection.

Indiana Standards: (7: 1.1, 1.5, 1.8, 2.3, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (8: 1.1, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.3, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Ages 12-15
Grades 7-8
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Moving Into Maturity – Diocese Approved

Youth participate in an in-depth program that fosters awareness of physical, emotional, and social changes that occur during the journey to adulthood. Concepts presented include qualities to look for in a friend, self-respect, and empathy for others. In addition, male and female reproductive anatomy, menstruation, and conception are covered from an abstinence until marriage basis.

Indiana Standards: (8: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Ages 13-15
Grades 8
Time / Duration 90 Minutes
Infection Connection: HIV – Diocese Approved

This program provides accurate information about HIV so youth are able to protect themselves from infection. Students hear the latest facts on HIV/AIDS including statistics, modes of transmission, infection process, medication, and prevention. An in-depth look is taken at how HIV works on the immune system and why a variety of medications are used to treat HIV positive individuals.

Indiana Standards: (HW: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (AH: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Ages 14-19
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Breast Self-Exam – Diocese Approved

Breast cancer strikes one out of eight women in the United States. Young women learn about early detection of breast cancer through self-exams and mammograms. Self-examinations are explained and simulated with the use of anatomical models. Anatomical models can be shipped to your site for Distance Learning.

Indiana Standards: (HW: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.4, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (AH: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.4, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 14-19
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Testicular Self-Exam – Diocese Approved

Testicular cancer is the number one cancer of males ages 15-34. Young men learn about early detection of testicular cancer through self-exams. Self-examinations are explained and simulated with the use of anatomical models. Anatomical models can be shipped to your site for Interactive Video Conferencing programs.

Indiana Standards: (HW: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.4, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (AH: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.4, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 14-19
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes

Learning About You Series - For Youth With Special Needs

Hygiene – Learning About You Series
  • Showering/Hand Washing
  • Bathroom Etiquette
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Skin Care
  • Clothing Care
  • Female Hygiene
Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 30 minutes
Tobacco – Learning About You Series
  • Addiction
Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 30 minutes
Nutrition & Exercise – Learning About You Series
  • Healthy Eating
  • Sugar Simplified
  • Revealing the Fat
  • Microwave Madness
  • Living an Active Lifestyle
Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 30 minutes
Human Growth & Development – Learning About You Series
  • Appropriate/Inappropriate Touching
  • STIs
  • Relationships
  • Conception and Abstinence
Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 30 minutes

Nutrition and Fitness

Food to Go

This program is designed for younger students to start looking at healthy food options, ways to keep themselves physically fit, and enable them to make a lifetime of healthy choices. Students learn how to use the My Plate, choose healthy snack options, and discover easy and fun exercise options that can be used in their everyday lives. They also analyze how a non-nutritious diet affects the body. Young students are empowered to “get up and go” towards those healthy lifestyle options.

Indiana Standards: (K-1: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 3.2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 5-8
Grades K-1
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
BFF: Body Friendly Foods

This program will motivate kids to jump into fitness! Interactive activities including Plate Pizzazz will encourage students to color their plates with healthy food as recommended by My Plate. How television media persuades students to eat junk food will be revealed. A segment on exercise will encourage kids to exercise one hour daily.

Indiana Standards: (2: 1.1, 1.2, 2.3, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2) (3: 1.1, 1.2, 2.3, 2.5, 5.1, 5.5, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 7-10
Grades 2-3
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Food, Fitness and Fun

This program challenges students to be fit for life. During the Food Frenzy activity, students race against time to discover the functions of nutrients in a healthy diet. They play Snack Attack and grasp the concept of nutrient density in food. Cardio Challenge inspires the pursuit of an active lifestyle while demonstrating how sedentary and cardiovascular activities are different.

Indiana Standards: (4-5: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 3.1, 5.1, 5.3, 5.5, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 3, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 9-12
Grades 4-5
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Fact or Quack

This program empowers students to differentiate between marketing scams and healthy lifestyle choices. Fad diets and the harmful effects of anorexia, bulimia, and obesity are examined. Interactive activities provide accurate guidelines for diet and exercise. Come join the fun and learn vital information about fitness for life.

Indiana Standards: (6-8: 1.1, 1.3, 1.7, 1.8, 2.9, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 5.4, 5.6, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 5, 7)

Ages 11-15
Grades 6-8
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
My Body Blueprint

Students will learn the foundation for building and maintaining a healthy body by interacting with the concrete steps of nutrition knowledge.  These concrete steps include using basic food guidelines, reading food labels, understanding fitness facts and learning about preventive healthy choices. Every strong structure including the human body needs a good blueprint for building it sound and healthy. Get a good foundation of nutrition education in this program.

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

Indiana Health and Wellness Standards: (6-8: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.8, 5.4, 5.6, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1, 7.2)

Ages 11-15
Grades 6-8
Time / Duration 45 minutes
Balance Your Act

Students learn how to decrease their caloric intake by identifying high fat and highly sweetened foods. Youth will also have the opportunity to plan a basic exercise program. Plastinated human organs are used to illustrate results of poor daily food choices and lack of exercise.

Indiana Standards: (8, HW, AH: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.9, 2.2, 2.7, 5.5, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 7.2, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

Ages 13-19
Grades 8-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes

Senior Adult Education

Active Brain Boosters

Seniors will learn how to keep their brains active. They will explore various behaviors that can boost brain performance by participating ‘in their seat’ activities during the program. Seniors will understand the importance of staying mentally and physically fit through regular exercise and good nutrition.

Ages Senior
Grades
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Health Wise for Seniors: Nutrition

This program will discuss the importance of nutrition for the senior population. Seniors will learn about their nutritional needs and be given hints for cooking smaller meals, grocery shopping, and dining out.

Ages Senior
Grades
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
You’re Never Too Old for an STD

This program will teach seniors the facts about the growing rate of STDs in the senior population. Reasons for this increase in STDs will be discussed along with condom use and talking to your partner about their sexual history. Seniors will also learn about different STDs and the importance of STD screening for sexually active seniors.

Ages Senior
Grades
Time / Duration 45 Minutes

Social and Emotional Health

Body Safety Check

Students will learn that they are in charge of their body and that their private parts which are covered by a bathing suit are theirs. Students will participate in an age-appropriate activity designed to help them distinguish between secrets and surprises. Practicing emergency plan rules such as saying no and telling a trusted adult what happened empowers children to action. Children will have the opportunity to name who they would tell about an uncomfortable situation.

Ages 3-4
Grades Preschool
Time / Duration 30-45 minutes
Bully Don’t Bother Me

Using age appropriate video, visual illustrations, and role playing students discover how important it is to be a friend. Students see the effects of bullying on the target and be encouraged to report bullying to adults without “tattling”. Bullying is defined as a repeated behavior; not an accidental occurrence.

Indiana Standards: (K: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 3.2, 4.3, 5.2, 8.2); (1: 1.1, 1.2, 3.1, 4.3, 4.4, 5.2, 8.2); (2: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 3.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.2, 8.2) (3: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.3, 2.4, 4.3, 4.4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 4, 5, 8)

Ages 5-8
Grades K-1
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Don’t Give Me Any Bull

Youth learn how to stop bullying, shield themselves from being the target of a bully and how to be an active bystander. While using balloons to illustrate stress control and participating in role play to practice basic skills, students learn they have choices about behaviors that can positively affect their environment.

Indiana Standards: (3-4:1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 7-10
Grades 2-3
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Hesitate to Intimidate

Youth learn that each of us has the right to be treated with respect and that each of us has the power to be respectful of others. By looking at research and facts about bullying and its effects, students grow in their understanding of how bullying affects the target and the bully.

Indiana Standards: (5-6: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 3.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 6.1, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Ages 9-11
Grades 4
Time / Duration 60 Minutes
Stand Against Bullying

Statistics show that 1 out of 5 students have reported that they have been bullied “sometimes” or more often within a school term. Taking an in-depth look at bullying, students are taught about all types including: cyber bullying, special needs or disabilities bullying, and face to face bullying. They learn what role they should take in these situations. Help students discover that bullying hurts both the target and the bully, whether it is physical, emotional or technology based.

Indiana Standards: (7-8: 1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.6, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 10-14
Grades 5-6
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Wired & Routed: Cyber Bullying

As the Net Generation becomes more “wired” the opportunities for bullying continue to increase. Statistics reveal one-third of teens have experienced cyber bullying and that 22% of middle school students have been involved in some form. Students learn the most “cutting-edge” information, the effects, intervention plans, and ways to use technology positively.

Indiana Standards: (5: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 5.6, 7.1, 7.3, 8.2), (6-8: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 11-15
Grades 7-8
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Sexting & Texting: Safe Social Media

This program underscores the effect sexting, texting, and IM-ing negative messages have on both the recipient of the message and the sender. Videos, discussion, and activities demonstrate how harmful these seemingly anonymous actions can be.

Indiana Standards: (7 & 8: 1.1, 1.2, 2.3, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.4, 5.2, 5.5, 7.1, 8.2)

Health and Wellness Standards: (1.1, 1.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.2, 5.5, 7.1, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Ages 11-17
Grades 7-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Get the Facts: Suicide Prevention

This program is adapted from the evidence-based program, Lifelines. It increases students’ knowledge about suicide and resources, teaches students to intervene, and to tell an adult when their peers are at-risk. Students learn about the warning signs of suicide. In addition, this program discusses and dispels myths about suicide such as “discussing or asking someone about suicide will put the idea in the person’s head and cause suicide.” Students role play ‘at-risk’ situations and have the opportunity to take a Helping Pledge.

Indiana Standards: (8: 1.1, 1.2, 1.6, 1.7, 2.2, 2.4, 3.3, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1, 7.3, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Health and Wellness Standards: (1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.5, 5.6, 7.2, 8.3)

Advanced Health Standards: (1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.5, 5.6, 7.2, 8.3)

Ages 13-15
Grades 8
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Dating: Avoiding the Danger Zone

Statistics show that of the students currently dating, as many as 59% have experienced physical violence and 96% have experienced psychological or emotional abuse. This program allows students to identify dating abuse, find means to help themselves or friends who may have experienced it, and recognize a caring relationship. This program supports Indiana’s Heather Law which was put into effect on April 12, 2010, requiring schools to identify model dating violence curriculum for use with students.

Indiana Standards: (9-10: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 2.3, 2.4, 2.7, 2.8, 3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.3)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)

Ages 14-17
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
Bullying: Imbalance of Power

This program is designed for students to look at effects of sexual harassment, stereotyping, and bullying within their school community and their place of employment. As students become more independent and join the workforce, they need to be aware of their rights, responsibilities, and duties as a young adult. Students learn the proper way to communicate with others, ways to handle conflict and confrontation, discuss ways to deal with effects of stereotyping, bullying, or sexual harassment, and look at ways to become positive leaders and role models in their community and workplace.

Indiana Standards: (HW: 1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.10, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 8.2)

National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 8)

Ages 14-19
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Minutes