Weller’s school-based health education programs are approximately 45 minutes long and are presented in person to small or large groups. The option of virtual delivery is always available.
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Program Offerings 2022 - 2023
Body Positivity teaches students to appreciate and be confident in their bodies. Students will learn how to debunk the unrealistic standards of beauty and to build self-esteem.
In Brain Health, students learn how the brain functions and the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle as it relates to the brain. Topics of discussion include lifestyle factors that affect brain health, the impact of drugs and alcohol on the brain, and recommendations for increasing the brain’s longevity.
Bully Busters is an interactive anti-bullying presentation in which students learn how to recognize, prevent and respond to different forms of bullying.
The Dental Education program teaches students how to maintain good dental health. Topics of discussion include tooth anatomy, recognizing foods that contribute to poor dental health, and how to correctly brush and floss teeth.
Drugs and Your Body
This program is an introduction to how drugs affect the body. Students will learn about the different categories of legal drugs and illegal drugs. Topics of discussion include the health effects of smoking and vaping, the risks of sharing and misusing prescription drugs, and the stages of substance abuse.
Introduction to Mental Health: Understanding Your Feelings
This program teaches students how to identify sources of stress within their lives and how to cope with feelings of nervousness or sadness that that are often associated with stress. Students will develop a better understanding of anxiety and depression, and will learn strategies for safely dealing with stress.
Nutrition Education teaches students about the importance of eating healthy and staying active. Students will learn about the different food groups and types of nutrients, how to create a balanced meal, and what foods to avoid to stay healthy.
Online Safety teaches students how to maintain privacy and security while using the internet. Students will learn about the risks of disclosing personally identifiable information to strangers, cyberbullying, and how to responsibly use social media.
Puberty and Reproductive Health
Our age-appropriate Puberty and Reproductive Health program teaches students about the various physical and emotional changes to expect during puberty. Topics of discussion include hygiene, menstruation, and an overview of the male and female reproductive systems. The stages of fetal development and childbirth will also be discussed. Students will not learn about sex.
Relationships 101: Communication & Conflict
Relationships 101 teaches students the key factors to maintaining healthy relationships, appropriate styles of communication, and how to resolve conflicts.
Safe Touches (2nd grade)
The Safe Touches program is designed to teach children how to recognize, resist, and report sexual abuse. Two educators will use puppets to act out various scenarios in which a ‘safe’ or ‘unsafe’ touch has taken place. At the conclusion of the presentation, students will learn how to distinguish between the two types of touches and how to respond if they have been inappropriately touched.
The Vaping program teaches students about the risks and uncertainty about vaping. Students will learn about the harmful short and long-term effects of vaping, including the impact of nicotine addiction on adolescent brain development and exposure to potentially carcinogenic chemicals. The program concludes with students learning how to identify the signs of nicotine addiction as well as available resources for treatment.