Learn How to Build Healthy Relationships
Family Resources offers the Safe2B-You&Me program to empower teens for future success by teaching healthy relationship skills with practical strategies for motivating change. Our classes are free of charge and our facilitators will travel to schools and community groups to lead each lesson. For more information contact our office at (727)521-5200 or through email at email@example.com.
Learn More About Our Safe2B-You&Me Program
The Safe2B-You&Me program is offered to teens ages 15 to 18 in Pinellas and Manatee counties. Our certified facilitators use evidence-based curriculum provided by The Dibble Institute, which includes engaging activities and open discussion to give young people the knowledge and skills to develop healthy, successful relationships in all areas of their life. Each student receives a workbook to help apply curriculum concepts to their own lives. Key topics from The Dibble Institute’s Relationships Smarts curriculum include:
- Self-awareness: Personal strengths/weaknesses, past influences, goal setting, friendship, peer pressure maturity, clarifying values, self-regulation.
- Developing healthy relationships: Attraction, building blocks of positive relationships, how to assess relationships, realistic love, low-risk dating, “deciding vs. sliding.”
- Problems, warning, and dangerous relationships: Break-ups and broken hearts, unhealthy and abusive behaviors, ways to exit safely, boundaries, dating violence, sexual assault.
- Communication and conflict: Danger signs, time outs, anger regulation, the Speaker-Listener Technique, problem-solving.
- Intimacy and sexual decisions: Pacing relationships, what intimacy means, sex in the context of relationships, boundaries, myths of pregnancy, risky situations, and sexual consent, refusal skills, how unplanned pregnancy affects a child.
- Success Sequence: how the order of school, commitment and babies impacts your future.
- Social media: the impact of “constant connection,” sexting realities and risks, online porn, personal policies on using social media.