Partner Agencies & Programs
PLANNED PARENTHOOD SEXUAL EDUCATION
Seventh Grade students participate in a sexual education program facilitated by Planned Parenthood LA. The program includes six sessions and covers topics such as abstinence, communication and decision-making, puberty, healthy relationships, sexually transmitted infections, and the basics of contraception. The presentations are tailored for middle school students and are interactive and engaging. One of the main goals of the program is to help students build self-esteem and gain assertive skills necessary to guide them though the pressures of being a teenager. The program strives to provide medically accurate sexuality information that will aide teens in making healthy and responsible decisions.
Go to www.plannedparenthood.org/parents for Planned Parenthood resources for parents.
UCLA ROADS TO RESPECT
Roads to Respect™ is a sexual harassment and bullying prevention program for middle school students, run by the Rape Treatment Center of Santa Monica. The Center has provided educational programs to young people throughout the greater Los Angeles area for over 25 years. Seventh and eighth grade students participate in the program.
Click here for more information about Roads to Respect.
CEDARS-SINAI SHARE AND CARE
The Share and Care program uses art therapy to help vulnerable children discuss and deal with these and other frightening events. The curricula covers a variety of topics, from anger management, bullying, substance abuse and self esteem, to social skills, grief and loss, and more. Groups nurture trust and community, creating a safe space for children to share their worries and fears, and learn coping skills that help them succeed in school and in personal relationships.
Click here for more information about Share and Care.