Grades 4-6 (ages 9-12)
Boys and Girls Group is administered between 4th-6th grade. The sessions are composed of 10-15 students in gender-specific groups. The groups are typically once a week for 10 weeks. The groups are taught an array of bullying and violence prevention techniques, tools, and skills. They focus on empowerment based models and utilize a public health approach.
Girls and Boys Empowerment Groups are funded by: Family Violence Prevention Act Funding and the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health Recovery Board.
It’s A Girl’s World is a violence prevention program focused on social, emotional, and physical development of girls. Group sessions include: gender expectations; healthy relationships; assertiveness; bullying; personal boundaries; setting goals for the future. Group hopes to increase each girl’s self-esteem as well as their self-awareness. Each session of It’s A Girl’s World includes hands-on activities that explore issues in ways that are fun and educational.
For information on these programs contact the Violence Prevention Program Manager at Helpline – Amy Hawthorne firstname.lastname@example.org