A Better Way provides Community Awareness Presentations to philanthropic groups, church groups, schools (5th – 8th grade), and other service providers upon request. We cover topics including domestic violence, teen dating violence, sexual assault, suicide, and bullying.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 101
We provide 45-minute or 1-hour long sessions with a focus on types of abuse, red flags of a potential abuser, the cycle of violence, characteristics of a healthy relationship, and community advocacy, counseling, and legal resources.
We provide 5th graders a 45-minute and 6th graders two separate 45-minute sessions on how to respond to bullying, best practices for self-care, The Golden Rule, types of bullying, and development of assertiveness skills. Sessions may include role-play exercises or other interactive activities to practice these skills.
We provide Pre-K through 5th body safety discussions. When we talk to children in age appropriate ways about our bodies, sex, and boundaries, children understand what healthy relationships look like. It also teaches them that they have the right to say “no.”
A Better Way provides 7th grade students two separate 45-minute sessions on healthy relationships, and 8th grade students two 45-minute sessions on dating relationships. Topics covered include positive relationships and how to build healthy connections, setting boundaries, consent, social media privacy, and warning signs of unhealthy relationships.