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THAT’S A FAMILY

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Children from various different family configurations describe their family activities, and explain the meaning of word{s} that relate to their situation (e.g. “”guardian””, “”divorce””, “”lesbian””, “”adoption””). They talk about other people’s reactions to their family unit, and their own feelings about what people say. But they all agree that a family is “”people who love each other and take care of each other””. An extensive discussion/teaching guide is provided

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TALKING ABOUT SEX: A GUIDE FOR FAMILIES

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This kit includes a video which discusses issues of puberty and sexuality from both the parents’ and the teens’ perspectives. Colourful animated line drawings are used to illustrate different scenarios, questions and situations. It addresses difficult to discuss questions specific to changes in girls and boys. Also included in the kit is a guide for parents/teachers/leaders and a booklet for participants (grades 5 -9) with activities, puzzles, quizzes and worksheets.

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THINKING POSITIVE

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This video is designed for teenagers in rural areas, to provoke discussion about the risk of contracting HIV/AIDS. Teenagers are encouraged to assume responsibility for their own sexual behaviour. Although filmed in a small community in Newfoundland, this video is relevant to the experiences of teenagers everywhere.

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TIME TO MOURN: A TIME TO DANCE (A)

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A teacher training film for teachers of primary aged children. In the demonstration class the teacher talks with 6, 7, and 8 year olds about death and life, using the making of bread together as a vehicle for discussion. Might also be used during a worship service.

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