Adolescents and Young Adults Are Missing Critical Life and Social Skills
Adolescents and young adults with various special needs are missing out on critical social skills and life skills, impacting their ability to function effectively in society. Without a solid foundation, they can face lifelong struggles when it comes to forming meaningful social relationships.
The result? Isolation. Depression. Difficulty finding employment. Victimization. Involvement with the criminal justice system.
Educators and counselors face a host of roadblocks when it comes to addressing this critically glaring issues. What we hear most often from teachers & counselors is a lack of planning time. Many special educators provide instruction in a wide variety of content areas to students with a wide range of cognitive needs. Planning for all of those individualized lessons is time-consuming, and it seems that the expectations keep getting higher while demands on teacher’s and counselor’s time is also increasing.
That’s where The Healthy Relationships Curriculum comes in. This comprehensive package of 39 essential lessons or activities provides young people with the life and social skills they will need as they move onto the next stage of life. The lessons are accompanied by visuals, role plays, videos, activities, assessments, and home connections to ensure that all learners receive the instructions that are most successful for each individual. All lessons can be modified in little to no time to meet students where they are. Healthy Relationships Curriculum allows teachers, counselors, and learners to hit the ground running by providing everything they need to get started right away!
The Curriculum’s online platform, myHRC, offers the ability for these essential skills to be reviewed and strengthened in and outside a classroom or group setting.
With such a wide range of important topics covered, curriculum users can receive comprehensive training so that they will be up and running in no time.
- The Curriculum includes more than 180 videos to teach critical social skills. See a sample video here.
Healthy Relationships helps students:
- Prepare for personal and professional life after graduation
- Strengthen family relationships
- Stay safe in homes and communities
- Communicate effectively with their natural support systems
- Become empowered to make plans for the future
- Enhance their quality of life
Adolescents Are Missing Critical Life and Social Skills
Are you ready to put Healthy Relationships into action for your students, class or group? Would you like to learn more? Contact us today.