Item description for S.T.A.R.S.: Skills Training for Assertiveness, Relationship-Building, and Sexual Awareness by Susan M. Heighway & Susan Kidd Webster...
Educate young adults and build their self-esteem so they can make informed choices!
Specially designed for teaching adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities, the STARS model focuses on four areas: Understanding Relationships, Social Interaction, Sexual Awareness, and Assertiveness -- with the goals of promoting positive sexuality and preventing sexual abuse. Assessment tools help identify the strengths and needs of each individual, and then the activities can be catered to address specific needs.
Goals and activities cover a variety of important skills:
Building a Positive Self-Image
Learning Relationship-Appropriate Behaviors
Engaging in Mature Relationships
Identifying Body Parts and Understanding Their Functions
Understanding Public and Private Behavior
Understanding Sexual Feelings and Behaviors
Health Issues Related to Sexual Awareness
Recognizing a Situation as Unsafe
Learning to Say "No"
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 8.5" Height: 11" Weight: 1.06 lbs.
Release Date Feb 26, 2007
Publisher Future Horizons
ISBN 1932565256 ISBN13 9781932565256