Family Tree Clinic

Presentations Offered

Elementary School Presentations

Puberty & Anatomy

4th – 6th Grades
With the help of illustrations from age appropriate puberty books, students will:

  • Discuss the physical and emotional changes of puberty
  • Learn basic reproductive body parts and their functions
  • Describe the importance of hygiene throughout puberty
  • Identify whom to go to when you need help or have questions

Healthy Relationships & Sexual Harassment

4th – 8th Grades
Through large group discussion ad small group activities, students will:

  • Brainstorm aspects of healthy and unhealthy friendships
  • Define crushes, flirting, and sexual harassment
  • Distinguish between sexual harassment and healthy relationships
  • Identify whom to go to when you need help or have questions

Middle and High School Presentations

Rules of Dating

Through large group discussion and small group activities, students will:

  • Brainstorm common behaviors, both positive and negative, for each step of dating – asking out, going out, and breaking up
  • Develop rules for relationships that are equitable, happy, and healthy
  • Describe the importance of respect, communication, and trust

Healthy Relationships

Through large group discussion and activities, students will:

  • Identify key qualities of healthy relationship
  • Distinguish between healthy relationships, unhealthy relationships, and warning signs of abuse
  • Demonstrate effective communication strategies

Pregnancy Prevention

With the help of an interactive activity and hands-on samples, students will be able to:

  • Summarize how to prevent pregnancy
  • Discuss the importance of using birth control and condoms correctly and consistently.
  • Identify the available methods of birth control
  • Describe the steps to using a condom correctly

(This presentation includes a condom demonstration)

Sexually Transmitted Infections

During a large group discussion and hands on practice, students will:

  • Describe common symptoms of and treatments for STDs, including HIV.
  • Explain the importance of STD and HIV testing and counseling if sexually active.
  • Describe the steps to using a condom correctly.

(This presentation includes a condom demonstration)

Consent

With the help of an interactive video and large and small discussions, students will:

  • Define consent, coercion, and manipulation
  • Discuss how power imbalance, age, and laws impact consent
  • Identify coercion and consent in real-life scenarios

Sexual Orientation and Gender Stereotypes

Through large group discussion and real-life scenarios, students will:

  • Define the terms assigned sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, and sexual behavior
  • Analyze the pressures of gender stereotypes
  • Identify ways to combat harmful gender stereotypes in real life scenarios 

Parents Are Sexuality Educators (PASE)

For Parents Only

Through individual reflection and large group discussion, parents will:

  • Identify the values and messages they would like to share with their children
  • Learn typical stages of sexual development for children and adolescents
  • Discuss effective communication skills to aid them in talking with their children about various sexuality topics

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

When Sex Comes Up: How to Talk to Kids About Sex in Professional Settings

During this interactive presentation, participants will:

  • Learn to recognize value based statements and questions
  • Discuss the different types of questions that are commonly asked and strategies for responding with respect
  • Understand what their role is when sex comes up in the context of their job
  • Learn strategies for addressing sexual harassment

Sex Positive Sex Ed: What, Why, and How

Through an interactive presentation and small group activities, participants will:

  • Discuss a working definition of sex positivity
  • Learn tips for establishing a sex positive learning environment
  • Practice evaluating lesson plans and make adjustments to create sex positive activities

FLASH Training of Educators

This is a full day training. Using interactive activities and group discussion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the theories and rationale of the FLASH curriculum
  • Describe the importance of key concepts
  • Distinguish between different types of questions and identify strategies for answering values based questions

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

SHARP (Sexual Health and Adolescent Risk Prevention)

13-18 Years
SHARP is an intensive, interactive single session intervention lasting 3 hours (can be broken up into two 1.5-hour sessions). It incorporates videos, lecture, condom use demonstrations, group discussions and activities, a computer game, goal setting, and a student workbook. SHARP is intended for youth that are likely engaging in alcohol use and/or “risky” sexual situations. Overall objectives for the program are:

  • Understanding how STI/HIV are transmitted and identifying myths and facts about risky behaviors
  • Improving individual condom use and negotiating condom use successfully
  • Understanding and developing strategies for sexual risk and alcohol use reduction
  • Developing long term goals for reduction in sexual risk and alcohol use