How is the program structured and what are the core components?
The program can be offered independently, or taught within existing subjects such as Studies of Society and Environment, Health, Patoral Care, Personal Development, Religious Education or Integrated Studies. Possible contexts for implementation will vary across states and school systems.
The resource is broken into teaching units, with 7 comprehensive, flexible units with 100 effective skill-building sessions:
Unit 1: Entering the teen years: The journey adolescence.
Unit 2: Building self-confidence and communication skills.
Unit 3: Managing emotions in positive ways.
Unit 4: Improving peer relationships.
Unit 5: Strengthening family relationships.
Unit 6: Making healthy choices.
Unit 7: Setting goals for healthy living.
Using strategies such as team teaching, service learning, and interactive, student-focused lessons, the program teaches character development, anger management, communication, decision making, and conflict and stress management
Are there other versions/variants of this program?