SWAG

This Week In S.W.A.G. – Communication

Session 9 and 10 – Communication These sessions teach the importance of good communication skills. Students explore the concept of self-disclosure and distinguish how different types of relationships affect the extent and manner of their personal sharing. They then participate in an activity that demonstrates different ways that people communicate. Special emphasis is placed on…

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This Week In S.W.A.G. -Goal setting

Session 15 and 16 – Goal setting The purpose of the lessons in this section is to develop students’ goal setting skills so they can formulate sound, realistic plans for their futures. Students are encouraged not to rush the future, but to prepare for it by making the best of the learning and maturation time…

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This Week In S.W.A.G. -Friends

Session 13 and 14 – Friends These lessons focus on identifying and understanding key characteristics and levels of friendship and how to establish and maintain friendships. Students also discuss the knowledge, attitude, and skills they need to recognize and resist negative peer pressure. They also examine ways that peer pressure can be positive. They then…

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This Week In S.W.A.G. -Family

Session 11 and 12 – Family These sessions concerned with family are designed to help students develop strong open lines of communication within their families, including communication about issues related to sexual decision-making and abstinence. Students further develop their understanding of families, and how the role of parents changes as children grow into and through…

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This Week In S.W.A.G. -Values

Session 7 and 8-Values and Decision Making Values and decision making are established as issues that are intertwined. The two lessons that deal with values and decision making are designed to be general in nature. They are intended to help young people recognize the importance of establishing values that allow them to make wise decisions,…

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This Week In S.W.A.G. -Media

Session 5 and 6- Media Students will be exposed to the current culture and how media has a large influence on what we value as a society. We are exposed to media every day of our life and whether good or bad we can’t deny media’s influence.  

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This Week In S.W.A.G. -Puberty

Session 3- Puberty/Adolescence – Session 4- The Anatomy (The Male and The Female Reproductive Physiology) Students will be presented with factual information about the male and female reproductive anatomy and physiology that take place during puberty and adolescence. The goal of the sessions is to make the students aware of the physical and emotional changes…

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This Week In S.W.A.G.- Welcome

Welcome To Our Parent Community What is S.W.A.G.? S.W.A.G. is a life skills and prevention program aimed at helping young people make positive life choices.  S.W.A.G. stands for Students With Awareness and Goals.  In S.W.A.G. students are equipped for success in a variety of areas including: Self Esteem Communication Decision Making Goal Setting Conflict Resolution…

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This Week In S.W.A.G. -Self Esteem

Session 1 – Overview/Pre-Test/Ground Rules/Group Building In this session, the students will be given an overview of the program. They will learn what they can expect over the next 6 weeks. Session 2- Self Concept/Developing a positive frame of reference In this session, we help young people feel good about who they are as individuals.…

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