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POWER UP LIVE EVENTS

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We offer a number of our Workshops Live throughout the year. We update this page regularly. Check back often & join our community to stay in the loop.

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Body Smart: Summer Series Parksville

Location:

Foster Park

Date and Time:

Saturday, August 6, 2022

10:00 am - 11:00 am (PDT)

Saturday, August 6, 2022

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (PDT)

I'm excited to offer both of my popular Body Smart workshops on the same day in Parksville...in person!

Private Body Parts workshop at 10:00 am and Safe/Unsafe/Secret Touch workshop at 1:00 pm.

For kids ages 3+ with an adult. I can't wait to see you there!

Links below to register.

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Body Smart: Private Body Parts (Workshop #1)

Location:

On Zoom

Date and Time:

Saturday, September 24, 2022

10:00 am - 11:00 am (PDT)

Saturday, January 28, 2023

10:00 am - 11:00 am (PST)

Private body part names (anatomically correct dolls, drawing of self in bathing suit, song, etc.)

For kids ages 3+ with an adult

$25/family

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Safe, Unsafe and Secret Touch (Body Science Workshop #2)

Location:

On Zoom

Date and Time:

Saturday, October 22, 2022

10:00 am - 11:00 am (PDT)

Saturday, February 25, 2023

10:00 am - 11:00 am (PST)

Safe, unsafe and secret touch/private versus public (song, story, etc.)

For kids ages 3+ with an adult

$25/family

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Puberty: Coming to a Body Near You (Lesson #1)

Location:

On Zoom

Date and Time:

Saturday, November 26, 2022

10:00 am - 11:00 am (PST)

Saturday, April 22, 2023

10:00 am - 11:00 am (PDT)

We all have a body. It's ok to learn about it, talk about it, and ask questions about it. In this workshop we will discuss private body part names, as well as when and where these scientific names should be used. We will also explore the physical, emotional, and social changes of puberty. Be prepared to laugh. 

With fun, meaningful and hands-on activities, our children can learn to be open and confident with these sensitive topics. This workshop will be entertaining, engaging and informative. Be prepared to laugh!

Participants will be sent a zoom link, via email, the day before the workshop.

Parents are encouraged to attend.

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Puberty: Coming to a Body Near You (Lesson #2: Hygiene)

Location:

Zoom Online Event

Date and Time:

Saturday, December 10, 2022

10:00 am - 11:15 am (PST)

Saturday, May 27, 2023

10:00 am - 11:15 am (PDT)

Part of growing up is learning to keep your body healthy, clean and safe.

The puberty survival kit will be explored as well as different options to manage menstruation.

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Talking  About Consent

Location:

On Zoom

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 22, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (PDT)

A 7-Part Sexual Health Education Series for Teens and Adults

Consent is a life skill that should be practiced long before it has anything to do with sex.

In this workshop you will learn about:

1. The Age of Consent for Sexual Activity

2. The four criteria of consent.

3. Discuss 4 common scenarios in youth's lives

This workshop is for anyone who works with or raises kids ages 12-18.

Teens 12+ can attend accompanied by an adult.

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Talking About Relationships

Location:

On Zoom

Date and Time:

Thursday, October 27, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (PDT)

A 7-Part Sexual Health Education Series for Teens and Adults

With the support and guidance from trusted adults, teenagers will be able to experience healthier relationships.

In this workshop you will learn about:

1. Healthy & Unhealthy Relationships

2. Gaslighting

3. Abuse Cycle

This workshop is for anyone who works with or raises kids ages 12-18.

Teens 12+ can attend accompanied by an adult.

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Talking About Safer Sex

Location:

On Zoom

Date and Time:

Thursday, November 24, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (PST)

A 7-Part Sexual Health Education Series for Teens and Adults

Learning about safer sex practices makes it more meaningful and comfortable for everyone.

In this workshop you will learn about:

1. Your Parts and how to look after them

2. Boundaries

3. Permissions

4. Precautions

5. STI/Testing

6. Resources

This workshop is for anyone who works with or raises kids ages 12-18.

Teens 12+ can attend accompanied by an adult.

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Talking  About Sexting

Location:

On Zoom

Date and Time:

Thursday, January 26, 2023

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (PST)

A 7-Part Sexual Health Education Series for (Pre) Teens and Adults

Sexting refers to the sending of sexual messages, photos or videos using a mobile device.

In this workshop, you will learn about...

1. Why would someone ask someone to send them a nude?

2. Why would someone send a nude?

3. What are the risks to sending nudes?

4. What are the legalities for taking, sharing or storing nudes?

5. How to reduce risk

This workshop is for anyone who works with or raises kids ages 12-18.

Teens 12+ can attend accompanied by an adult.

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Talking About Pornography

Location:

On Zoom

Date and Time:

Thursday, February 23, 2023

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (PST)

A 7-Part Sexual Health Education Series for Teens and Adults.

It is not about if your child/children will view pornography, it is about when.

Schools and families must intentionally filter out inappropriate sexual images so that they are not viewed by children. Nearly 50% of children who see pornography by accident say they can't forget that first image. The largest group of viewers of internet pornography is children 12-17. Want to learn more about the long-term impacts of pornography viewing? Want to learn how to talk to your kids? Then this workshop is for you!

This workshop is for anyone who works with or raises kids ages 12-18.

Teens 12+ can attend accompanied by an adult.

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Talking About Gender & Sexual Orientation

Location:

On Zoom

Date and Time:

Thursday, March 16, 2023

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (PDT)

A 7-Part Sexual Health Education Series for Teens and Adults

Let's celebrate diversity!

In this workshop, you will learn about...

1. What gender is and is not.

2. Identity

3. Gender Expression

4. Biological Sex

5. Sexual Orientation

6. The Gender Unicorn

This workshop is for anyone who works with or raises kids ages 12-18.

Teens 12+ can attend accompanied by an adult.

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NEW for 2023: Talking About Sex Trafficking

Location:

TBA

Date and Time:

Thursday, April 27, 2023

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (PDT)

A 7-Part Sexual Health Education Series for Teens and Adults

Let's shine some light on a dark topic.

In this workshop, you will learn about:

1. The definition of sex trafficking

2. Who is trafficking who

3. Luring tactics used

4. Recruitment

5. Barriers to exiting

6. Resources

This workshop is for anyone who works with or raises kids ages 12-18.

Teens 12+ can attend accompanied by an adult.

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Sexual Health Education for Youth with Support Needs (Grade 8+)

Location:

TBA

Date and Time:

COMING SOON

Calling all educators, parents of teens, social workers, teachers, grand-parents raising grand-children and ANYONE who works with or cares for youth.

In this workshop you will learn about:

1. What is Sexuality

2. Circles of Sexuality

3. Messaging towards youth with support needs

4. Why teach sexual health education to teens with support needs

5. Risk Factors

6. Teaching to chronological age, not cognitive age

7. What teens need to know and when

8. Modifying sexuality topics

9. Delivery methods

10. Resources

11. Trouble-shooting sexual behaviours

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How to Talk to Children AND Youth About Pornography

Location:

TBA

Date and Time:

COMING SOON

It is not about if children and youth will view pornography, it is about when.

Schools and families must intentionally filter out inappropriate sexual images so that they are not viewed by children. Nearly 50% of children who see pornography by accident say they can't forget that first image. According to a 2018 study in NZ (Youth and Porn) 25% of kids under 12 have accessed pornography. The largest group of viewers of internet pornography is children 12-17. The biggest problem with our kids seeing pornography isn't that it's about sex, but that it's about unrealistic sex. Want to learn more about the long-term impacts of pornography viewing? Want to learn how to talk to children and youth? Then this workshop is for you!

This workshop is for anyone who works with or raises kids ages 6-18.

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Creating a Culture of Child Protection

Location:

TBA

Date and Time:

COMING SOON

Calling all early childhood educators, parents of primary aged children, social workers, teachers, grand-parents raising grand-children and ANYONE who works with or cares for children.

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Sexual Health Education for Children with Support Needs (K-7)

Location:

TBA

Date and Time:

COMING SOON

Calling all early childhood educators, parents of primary aged children, social workers, teachers, grand-parents raising grand-children and ANYONE who works with or cares for children.

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6 Must-Have Conversations with Teens

Location:

TBA

Date and Time:

COMING SOON

More so than ever before, parents need to keep up-to-date with current issues in sexual health education. This 2 hour workshop will provide parents, caregivers, counsellors, child and youth care workers and other interested community members a peak into the challenges many youth face today. Specific topics include consent, sexual harassment, the legal and social implications of sexting, gender violence, sexual fluidity and the long-term impacts of pornography.
 

This workshop is also available to be purchased by individuals, schools, or school districts.

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