Adult Education

Bully CSI: Critical Steps to Intervention

This program illuminates various ways that bullying can be identified. All forms of bullying, including cyberbullying, affect all people in the bullying circle: target, bully, followers, and bystanders. Adults attending this session learn simple ways to reduce bullying and how to encourage students to report bullying. Adults leave with a better understanding of how they impact the lives of the youth with which they interact.

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Distance Education Instruction Letter

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

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 are discussed and displayed through the use of human plastinated livers.

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

Participants will learn some surprising facts about smoking and prescription drugs. In addition, the short and long-term effects of illegal drugs on the human body will be shared. The importance of not using alcohol, drugs, or tobacco during pregnancy will be discussed.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 45-60 Min.
Talking to Parents About Tough Topics – How to Use Motivational Interviewing

Adult professionals learn how motivational interviewing techniques can help us re-frame communication with parents, and the research behind why certain types of communication styles work and others don’t. This session gives participants the tools to have those tough conversations and to be more successful in helping parents make positive changes.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 3 Hours
The Truth About Childhood Obesity

New research shows that childhood obesity may change the way a child’s metabolism is working during a critical developmental time-frame. In this training, participants take a look at the long-term outcomes and causes of childhood obesity. Participants examine what research has shown to be effective or ineffective when communicating with parents and designing intervention programs.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 2 Hours
Opioids: What Adults Need to Know

The need for a broad based approach to preventing opioid abuse and dealing with the ramifications is explored using recorded interviews of professionals involved in Allen County, Indiana.  The presentation illustrates how anyone can fall to opioids and the need for awareness of the connection between opioid use and heroin.  Attendees 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 Min.
Why Won’t Parents Do What We Want? How Health Literacy Affects Our Success

This class teaches the new research on health and literacy rates and how this research should change the way adult professionals communicate with parents both orally and in writing.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 3-4 Hours

Body Talk Program Series - For Adults With Special Needs

Hygiene – Body Talk Series

During the 30 minute session, we can cover all or a selection of hygiene topics. Topics include: showering/hand washing, bathroom etiquette, dental hygiene, skin care, clothing care, and feminine hygiene. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: sorting laundry, showing the correct amount of shampoo and toilet paper, and more.

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Program Objectives

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Nutrition and Exercise – Body Talk Series

During the 30 minute session, we can cover all or a selection of nutrition topics. Topics include: choosing healthy foods, sugar and fat in foods, choosing healthy frozen foods and the importance of exercise. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: meal planning, measuring the sugar and fat in various foods or drinks, and more.

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Program Objectives

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Tobacco – Body Talk Series

During the 30 minute session, we can cover all or a selection of tobacco topics. Topics include: defining addiction, quitting smoking and smoking triggers. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: demonstration with human plastinated organs and various visuals to support the discussion.

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Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Sexuality – Body Talk Series

During the 30 minute session, we can cover all or a selection of sexuality topics. Topics include: appropriate/inappropriate touching, relationships, STIs, conception, abstinence and, potentially the use of condoms. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: asking permission to hug or touch someone, practicing refusal skills, and more.

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Program Objectives

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Safety and Security – Body Talk Series

During the 30 minute session, we can cover all or a selection of safety and security topics. Topics include: procedures for leaving home, coming home, how to recognize non-emergency situations and how to call 911. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: listing a safe daily routine and listing what qualifies an emergency versus a non-emergency.

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Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Anger Management – Body Talk Series

During the 30 minute session, we cover recognizing physical signs of anger and learning practical ways to handle the emotion of anger. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: naming appropriate ways to handle anger, positive communication, and more.

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Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 30 Min.

Brush - Oral Health Education

Brush Your Teeth

Children learn about the many jobs their teeth have and how important their teeth are. Proper brushing, visiting the dentist, and choosing nutritious foods for healthy teeth are emphasized. Using a larger than life set of teeth, children practice brushing and choose which foods to feed “Mr. Big Mouth” and “Mr. Yuck Mouth.”

Indiana Standards: (K: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 3.1, 5.1, 6.2, 7.1, 8.1) National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7,8)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Cross-Curricular Packet

 

Ages 4-5
Grades Preschool-K
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Live Brush Assembly

This is a live production adaptation of the “I Need My Teeth” book, published by McMillen Health. The 30-minute show features original music, interactive activities for students, and a six foot tall Roger the Red Robot mascot. Children learn the importance of their primary teeth.

Program Documents
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 3-10
Grades K-3
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Brush: Educator Training

This two-hour training is for educators using the Brush oral health curriculum. The training addresses the connection between children’s oral health and school success, along with the use of the curriculum to reduce dental decay. We recommend all staff complete the Brush two-hour training before beginning implementation of the curriculum or parent newsletters.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 2 Hours
Brush: Train the Trainer

Following this training, participants become a certified Brush trainer and are able to lead staff/students in the two-hour Brush educator training covering all aspects of the curriculum. Curriculum materials are included.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 4 Hours
Educating Parents Through Home Visiting

Teaching about oral health through home visits has been proven to be an effective way to reduce dental decay in young children. Learn how to use the Flip Chart and other parent resources during a home visit. Role playing scenarios allow your educators to leave with valuable information on how to effectively teach parents about oral health.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 1 Hour
Higher Risk: Children with Disabilities

Children with special needs have the highest rates of dental decay. From this program, participants learn about why their rates of decay are so high and how you can help parents understand the importance of oral health for special needs children.

Ages Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 1 Hour

Disease Prevention and Early Detection

Immune Immobilizer: HIV

Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Students learn about choices which keep their bodies healthy. (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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

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

Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Stages of HIV infection and modes of transmission are discussed. Students also discuss and 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, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Program Documents
Program Objectives

Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

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

Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Modes of transmission and the various stages are discussed using age appropriate activities. Values are emphasized as important factors when making healthy decisions. Students discuss and learn the benefits of abstinence.

Indiana Standards: (6:  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) (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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Parent/Teacher Letter (Spanish/English)

 

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

Youth learn about the responsibilities that come with adolescence and are taught about the consequences of sexual activity. Students are given accurate information concerning the signs, symptoms, and transmission of sexually transmitted infections through interactive activities with case studies. Abstinence is presented as the best way to prevent sexual transmission of these infections. Medical photographs are a part of this program.

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.) (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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

Ages 13-19
Grades 7-12
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Infection Connection: HIV

Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Students hear the latest facts on HIV/AIDS including statistics, modes of transmission, infection process, medication, and prevention. Students learn and discuss the benefits of abstinence.

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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

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

Young women learn about breast cancer and early detection 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 education 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

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

Young men learn about testicular cancer and early detection through self-exams. Self-examinations are explained and simulated with the use of anatomical models. (Anatomical models can be shipped to your site for distance education 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

Ages 14-19
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Min.

Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention

NEW – Be Wiser

Students learn that sleeping, exercising, eating healthy foods and having a positive attitude all work together as four keys to being healthy. Students learn the facts about alcohol and tobacco and their effects on the brain and body. Activities include role-playing to help students develop the refusal skills necessary to avoid 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Program Objectives Grades 1 & 2
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

Ages 7-10
Grades 2-3
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Stay Drug Free

Students learn the facts about alcohol, tobacco, marijuana (including concentrates), and inhalants. A strong emphasis is placed on the effects these drugs have on the brain and body. Activities include role-playing to assist students to develop the refusal 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Cross-Curricular Packet
Program Activities

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

Students become enlightened decision-makers regarding drugs. Through this program, the effect that drugs have on the body is demonstrated by observing plastinated human organs. While trying on our “drunk driving” goggles, students discover how difficult even simple tasks can be when the nervous system is altered by a drug.

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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Program Activities

Ages 11-15
Grades 6-8
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Don’t Be the Butt of Tobacco
Students learn about the tobacco industry and how these companies market directly to youth with tobacco, e-cigarettes, and vaping. The effects of nicotine on the body are clearly demonstrated through activities and the use of plastinated human organs and students come to realize how unglamorous tobacco use actually is.

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)

(HW: 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

Ages 11-16
Grades 6-9
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Pharm Crisis

In the United States, prescription painkiller overdose deaths account for more deaths than car accidents each year. Eye-opening interactive activities inform students of the devastating effects of medication abuse. Alternative and healthier coping skills are discussed throughout the program as well.

Indiana Standards: (6-8: 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) (HW:  1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.4, 3.5, 4.2, 4.3, 5.4, 5.6, 5.7, 6.4, 7.2, 7.3, 8.1, 8.2) (AH:  1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.3, 2.7, 2.9, 2.10, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1-5.7,7.1-7.3, 8.2 )
National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Cross-Curricular Packet
Distance Education Activities

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

Young people are 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 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) (HW: 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) (AH: 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Program Activities

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

Students are provided information about the dangers of alcohol abuse in a “fact versus fiction” discussion. Alcohol abuse is a common factor in the three leading causes of death for youth. The effects of short and long term alcohol abuse are demonstrated using plastinated human organs and activities such as the drunk driving goggles.

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)  (HW: 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) (AH: 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Cross-Curricular Packet

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

Students learn how illegal drugs work in the body and the short and long-term effects of use. Surprising facts about prescription drugs and smoking are shared, and the devastating effects of drug use during pregnancy are 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 Min.
Straight Talk: Alcohol

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 displayed through the use of plastinated human livers. 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)

Ages 15-19
Grades 10-12
Time / Duration 45 Min.

General Health

Scrubby Bear

Children hear about the importance of dental care and hand washing from King Wisdom Tooth and TAM (Transparent Anatomical Mannequin) or Mannequin Man. Activities help students learn that sleeping, eating well, exercising, and being happy promote good health.

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 3-5
Grades Preschool
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Kinderhealth

Students participate in a lively, fun-filled adventure which teaches the four keys to a healthy life. Children exercise and use a heart monitor to learn the positive effects of exercise. This program also includes 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

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

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

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 6-8
Grades 1
Time / Duration 60 Min.
My Sensational Senses

Students learn many facts about the sense organs. Volunteers participate in activities to earn clues which identify the four keys to being healthy: eating well, sleeping, exercising, and being happy. When taught at McMillen Health, TAM (Transparent Anatomical Mannequin) will teach students about the heart, lungs and brain.

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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

Ages 7-10
Grades 2-3
Time / Duration 45-60 Min.
Something to Chew On

Children explore the importance of their teeth and how differing types of teeth work based on their shape. Healthy dental behaviors are stressed teaching students their responsibility to care for their teeth. Children “practice” brushing teeth during the program to learn how to brush 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Cross-Curricular Packet
Distance Education Activities

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

Children discover the different organs and functions of the digestive system through engaging activities. They interact with a larger-than-life MyPlate and visit with TAM (Transparent Anatomical Mannequin) or Mannequin Man. Students also have the opportunity to learn about the four keys to good health: eating healthy foods, exercising, sleeping, and being happy.

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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

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

Students experience this momentous program by discovering fun facts about the skeletal and muscular system. They use these systems in various activities throughout the class with an emphasis on keeping 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

Ages 7-11
Grades 2-4
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Circulate & Oxygenate: It’s Your Fate

This program teaches students about the circulatory and respiratory systems. Students learn basic functions of the circulatory and respiratory systems by interacting with hands-on experiments including the use of real pig lungs. Children learn the importance of keeping these systems healthy and active.

Indiana Standards: (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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 8-12
Grades 3-5
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Incredible Machine

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

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

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

Youth learn about the brain and nervous system. Students study various learning styles and are encouraged to identify their own personal style while exploring activities that boost brain performance. They better understand the importance of staying mentally and physically fit upon completion of this program.

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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Letter
Cross Curricular Packet
Distance Education Activities

Ages 10-13
Grades 5-6
Time / Duration 45 Minutes
NEW – Bones: Protect & Repair

Students will have the opportunity to plan ways to meet their calcium needs and learn to protect their bones by preventing fractures.  We will review types of fractures, treatments and professionals who diagnose and treat fractures. Students will participate in an activity illustrating a hypothetical fracture event.

Indiana Standards: (6:1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (7: 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3) (8: 1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)
National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)

 

Ages 12-15
Grades 6-8
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Distracted Driving

Using real-life stories about accidents caused by distracted driving, students learn what distracted driving is and explore the risks associated with it. Through this class, they learn how to increase their driving safety through positive decision making.

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

Ages 12-19
Grades 7-12
Time / Duration 45 Min.

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 reinforces that the changes of puberty 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Parent/Teacher Letter (Spanish)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

Ages 9-13
Grades 4-6
Time / Duration 45 Min.
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 reinforces that the changes of puberty 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Parent/Teacher Letter (Spanish)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

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

Students learn the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. Topics include secondary sexual characteristics, emotional changes, 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 males and females and the topic of 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, 7)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

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

Students learn about the normal physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. Topics include hygiene, physical changes, emotional changes, anatomy, menstruation, and conception. A segment about fetal development demonstrates how babies grow before birth and the process of birth. 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, 7)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Parent/Teacher Letter (Spanish)
Cross Curricular Packet

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

Students 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 is 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Parent/Teacher Letter (English/Spanish)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Cross-Curricular Packet
Program Activity

Ages 11-14
Grades 6-7
Time / Duration 90 Min.
Choices Today, Options Tomorrow

These eight modules, presented by McMillen Health professional educators, will equip youth with practical skills, knowledge and confidence to stand up for healthy life choices in the areas of sexual activity and related risky behaviors.  Each module will consist of a 45 minute presentation with a professional educator and follow-up activities as directed by the classroom teacher or supervisor.

Program Documents
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

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Ages 11-18
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 45 Min. Per Session (8 Sessions)
Respect and Responsibility

Students are made aware of the consequences of sexual activity and learn the benefits of abstinence. They practice assertive communication and refusal skills. Segments addressing the signs, symptoms, and effects of sexually transmitted diseases using medical photographs and a review of the male and female reproductive systems are included.

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) (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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Parent/Teacher Letter (English/Spanish)
Cross-Curricular Packet

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

Students receive a “reality check” concerning the responsibilities of parenting. To demonstrate the physical demands of pregnancy, a volunteer wears an empathy belly. A male and a female volunteer will be selected as a “teenage married couple with a baby” who will illustrate the financial responsibilities of parenthood. Information about the Safe Haven law is included as are the effects of alcohol/drugs on the unborn baby.

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) (HW: 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

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 13-19
Grades 8-12
Time / Duration 90 Min.

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

Terrific T’s: HIV – Diocese Approved

Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Students learn about choices which keep their bodies healthy. (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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

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

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 reinforces that the changes of puberty are normal. 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, 7)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

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

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 reinforces that the changes of puberty are normal. 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, 7)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

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

Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Stages of HIV infection and modes of transmission are discussed. Students also discuss and learn the benefits of abstinence until marriage.

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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

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

Students learn about the normal physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. Topics include hygiene, physical and emotional changes, anatomy, menstruation, and conception. A segment about fetal development demonstrates how babies grow before birth and the process of birth. Abstinence until marriage and the responsibilities of parenting are emphasized throughout this program. Upon request, males and females may be split into two rooms.

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, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

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

Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Stages of HIV infection and modes of transmission are discussed. Students also discuss and learn the benefits of abstinence until marriage.

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 Min.
Moving Into Maturity – Diocese Approved

Students 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 is featured. The benefits of abstinence until marriage and emotional maturity are presented as foundations to guide students through adolescence.

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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

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

Students learn about HIV, how the immune system usually works to fight off viral infections, and how HIV weakens this system. Students hear the latest facts on HIV/AIDS including statistics, modes of transmission, infection process, medication, and prevention. Students learn and discuss the benefits of abstinence.

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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

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

Young women learn about breast cancer and early detection 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 education 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

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

Young men learn about testicular cancer and early detection through self-exams. Self-examinations are explained and simulated with the use of anatomical models. (Anatomical models can be shipped to your site for distance education 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

Ages 14-19
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Min.

Learning About You Series - For Youth With Special Needs

Hygiene – Learning About You Series

During the 30 minute session, we can cover all or a selection of hygiene topics. Topics include: showering/hand washing, bathroom etiquette, dental hygiene, skin care, clothing care, and feminine hygiene. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: sorting laundry, showing the correct amount of shampoo and toilet paper, and more.

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Nutrition & Exercise – Learning About You Series

During the 30 minute session, we can cover all or a selection of nutrition topics. Topics include: choosing healthy foods, sugar and fat in foods, choosing healthy frozen foods and the importance of exercise. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: meal planning, measuring the sugar and fat in various foods or drinks, and more.

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Tobacco – Learning About You Series

During the 30 minute session, we can cover all or a selection of tobacco topics. Topics include: defining addiction, quitting smoking and smoking triggers. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: demonstration with human plastinated organs and various visuals to support the discussion.

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Human Growth & Development – Learning About You Series

During the 30 minute session, we can cover all or a selection of sexuality topics. Topics include: appropriate/inappropriate touching, relationships, STIs, conception, abstinence and, potentially the use of condoms. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: asking permission to hug or touch someone, practicing refusal skills, and more.

Program Documents
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Safety and Security – Learning About You Series

During the 30 minute session, we can cover all or a selection of safety and security topics. Topics include: procedures for leaving home, coming home, how to recognize non-emergency situations and how to call 911. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: listing a safe daily routine and listing what qualifies an emergency versus a non-emergency.

Program Documents
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 30 Min.
Anger Management – Learning About You Series

During the 30 minute session, we cover recognizing physical signs of anger and learning practical ways to handle the emotion of anger. These topics can be customized to the needs of the students who attend. Activities include: naming appropriate ways to handle anger, positive communication, and more.

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)

Ages 11-19
Grades 6-12
Time / Duration 30 Min.

Nutrition and Fitness

Food to Go

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 choose 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

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

Students are encouraged, through interactive activities, to fill their plates with healthy food as recommended by My Plate. The truth is revealed regarding how television media persuades students to eat junk food. A segment on exercise motivates kids to play 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 (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
D
istance Education Activities

Ages 7-10
Grades 2-3
Time / Duration 45 Min.
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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

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

Students are empowered to differentiate between marketing scams and healthy lifestyle choices. Interactive activities provide accurate guidelines for diet and exercise. The program examines the harmful effects of fad diets, anorexia, bulimia, and obesity.

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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

Ages 11-15
Grades 6-8
Time / Duration 45 Min.
NEW – My Body Blueprint

Students 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 preventative healthy choices.

Indiana Standards: (6-8: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.8, 5.4, 5.6, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1, 7.2)
National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 5, 6, 7)

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

Students learn how to manage their caloric intake by identifying high fat and highly sweetened foods. Youth will gain the knowledge 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: 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) (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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
D
istance Education Activities

Ages 13-19
Grades 8-12
Time / Duration 45 Min.

Senior Adult Education

Active Brain Boosters

Seniors learn how to keep their brains active and how various behaviors can boost brain performance by participating during the program. Seniors leave with an understanding of the importance of staying mentally and physically fit through regular exercise and good nutrition.

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

Ages Senior Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Health Wise for Seniors: Nutrition

This program discusses the importance of nutrition and hydration for the senior adult population. Seniors learn about their nutritional needs and are given tips for choosing healthier options for snacks and dining choices.

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Program Activities

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

This program teaches senior adults the facts regarding the growing rate of STI’s/STD’s in their population. Reasons for this increase are discussed along with condom use and talking with the potential partner about past sexual history. Seniors also learn about different STI’s and the importance of testing for sexually active seniors.

Ages Senior Adult
Grades
Time / Duration 45 Min.

Social and Emotional Health

NEW – 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.

Indiana Standards: (K: 1.1, 1.4, 2.1, 3.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 5.2, 8.1)
National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8)

Ages 3-7
Grades Preschool and K-12
Time / Duration 30-45 Min.
Bully Don’t Bother Me

Using age appropriate videos, visual illustrations, and role playing, children discover how important it is to be a friend. Students learn what bullying is and the effects of bullying on the target. They are encouraged to report bullying to adults without “tattling.”

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

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

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

Youth learn how to prevent bullying and protect themselves from becoming the target and how to be an active bystander. Fun, interactive activities help students learn about the choices they have regarding behaviors that can positively affect their environment.

Indiana Standards: (2: 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) (3: 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Program Activities

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

Students learn about the right to be respected and the importance of choosing to be respectful to others. By looking at the facts about bullying, students grow in their understanding of how bullying affects the target and the bully and how to be active bystanders.

Indiana Standards: (4: 1.1, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 6.2, 7.1, 8.2)
National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Cross-Curricular Packet

Ages 9-11
Grades 4
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Stand Against Bullying

Students are taught about all types of bullying including: cyberbullying, discrimination, exclusion, intimidation, verbal and physical. Students discover that bullying hurts both the target and the bully and learn what role to take in these types of situations.

Indiana Standards: (4: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.3, 2.5, 3.2, 4.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.2) (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 Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

Ages 9-14
Grades 4-6
Time / Duration 45 Min.
Wired & Routed: Cyber Bullying

Statistics reveal 22% of middle school students have been involved, in some way, with cyberbullying incidents. As social media use grows, the opportunity for bullying increases and follows youth home. Students learn cutting-edge information, the effects, intervention plans, and ways to positively use technology.

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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Cross-Curricular Packet
Distance Education Activities

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

This program underscores the effect negative use of social media can have on both the recipient and the sender of the message. Through videos, discussion, and activities, students gain a better understanding of how harmful these actions can be. Students learn they are building a digital reputation and are encouraged to wise choices in using social media.

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Cross-Curricular Packet
Distance Education Activities

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

This program increases students’ knowledge about the warning signs of suicide and teaches students to involve an adult with at-risk situations. They learn to look for the warning signs while discussing and dispelling common myths associated with suicide.

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, 5.8, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1, 7.3, 7.4)
National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Program Activities

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

This program allows students to identify and define the varying types of dating abuse in relationships they observe.  They are encouraged to find the means to help themselves or others experiencing it. This program supports Indiana’s Heather Law which states that schools are required to show and discuss examples of dating violence in curriculum.

Indiana Standards: (HW: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 4.2, 4.3, 5.5, 5.6) (AH: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.5, 5.6)
National Health Education Standards: (1, 2, 4, 5)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter
Distance Education Activities

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

In this program, students look at the effects of sexual harassment, stereotyping, and bullying within a school, community, and workplace environment. They become aware of their rights, responsibilities, and duties as a young adult. Students learn the proper way to communicate with others, handle conflict, and how to become positive leaders in these environments.

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) (AH: 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)

Program Documents
Program Objectives
Parent/Teacher Letter (English)
Distance Education Instruction Letter

Ages 14-19
Grades 9-12
Time / Duration 45 Min.