Professionals

PowerUpWorkshopsforProfessionals

Power Up Workshops is proud to offer workshops for professionals. See the poster below for details on upcoming dates.

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Calling all early childhood educators, parents of primary aged children, social workers, teachers, grand-parents raising grand-children and ANYONE who works with or cares for children.

In this workshop you will learn about…
1. Why we need to teach sexual health education early
2. What schools should be offering our primary aged children in terms of sexual abuse prevention
3. Common myths of sexual abuse
4. Types of sexual abuse
5. Statistics of sexual abuse (bring a kleenex)
6. Who commits sexual abuse?
7. Incidences of reporting
8. The difference between a pedophile and molester
9. The profile of a predator
10. Stages of grooming a child
11. What transfer of responsibility looks like
12. Patterns of disclosure
13. Why kids don’t disclose
14. Normal sexual behaviour for preschool and primary aged kids.
15. Signs and symptoms of sexual abuse

Sexual Health Education for Children in K-7 with Special Needs

 Calling all early childhood educators, parents/teacher of children in K-Grade 7, social workers, grand-parents raising grand-children and ANYONE who works with or cares for children.

 In this workshop you will learn about…

  1. What is sexuality?
  2. Why teach sexual health education early?
  3. Why teach sexual health education to children with special n   needs?
  4. Why children with special needs are at greater risks of sexual abuse
  5. Other risk factors
  6. What children need to know and when
  7. Why we need to be proactive rather than reactive
  8. Modifying sexuality topics
  9. Delivery methods
  10. Resources, books, Apps, etc.

 

Sexual Health Education for Teens with Special Needs in Grade 8+

In this workshop you will learn about…

  1. What is sexuality?
  2. The Circles of Sexuality
  3. Messaging directed towards youth with special needs
  4. Why teach sexual health education to teens with special needs?
  5. Risk factors
  6. Teaching to chronological age as opposed to cognitive age.
  7. What teens need to know and when
  8. Modifying sexuality topics
  9. Delivery methods
  10. Resources, books, Apps, etc.

 

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To register for the K-7 workshop, click here

To register for the Grade 8+ workshops click here

 

Or, consider one or both of the books I have written to complement the most recent B.C. curriculum. You can order your copy here.

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