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Comprehensive Sex Education Series

The Talking THE Talk series is designed for kids between the ages of 9-16, and are unique because both parents and children attend most classes TOGETHER! This is an excellent series of classes for parents who are interested in sharing their values and participating in their child’s education about sexuality. Class format is packed with fun, including mini-lectures, video, review games, question bags, and role-plays to accommodate a variety of learning styles. We offer 3 different Talk series based on your child's age and development. Each is 4 to 5 sessions long and 2 to 2.5 hours in length.

Talking THE Talk 1 - Late Elementary

Youth ages 9-12, with parent(s) attend five, 2-hour classes. First session is for Parents-ONLY. Boys & Girls are taught separately.

Topics Covered:

  • Growth & Development
  • Male & Female Anatomy
  • Puberty & Hygiene
  • What is Sex 
  • Pregnancy & Conception
  • Relationships & Family
  • Resisting Peer Pressure
  • And more...

Rates:

$250 per/pair
OR  $2500 for up to 10 parent/child pairs

**Course fees include all course materials and a child activity book. Talking THE Talk Elementary also includes 6-month access to an E-course and a hygiene kit. Fees are based on a 10 parent/child pair minimums. However, smaller classes can be accommodated for an increased per pair fee.

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What is covered?

Let's Chat Abbreviated Class

Designed for mature 4th and 5th grade students Let’s Chat is a parent-child 2 1/2-hour one-time puberty class where boys and girls learn separately about their own reproductive systems, physical and emotional puberty changes, and good hygiene.

Topics Covered:

  • Physical & Emotional Puberty Body Changes
  • Reproductive Anatomy
  • Hygiene
  • Hormones & Crushes
  • Menstruation & Feminine Products (girls only)
  • Erections & Wet Dreams (boys only)

 Rates:

$65 per/pair

OR $650 for up to 10 parent/child pairs 

**Course fees include a workbook & hygiene kit. This course works well with both small or larger groups. PTA/PTOs have been known to book this Talk for their schools, sometimes supplementing all or part of the tuition for families. Ask for special larger group pricing. Fees are based on a 10 parent/child pair minimum.

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Talking THE Talk 2 - Middle School

Youth ages 12-14, with parent(s) attend four, 2.5 hour classes. Boys & Girls are taught separately or co-ed.

Topics Covered:

  • Male & Female Anatomy
  • Evaluating Beliefs & Values
  • Sexuality & Gender
  • Pregnancy, Conception, & Options
  • Abstinence & Birth Control
  • HIV/ Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Media & Peer Pressure
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Dating & Relationship Violence
  • And more...

Rates:

$250 per/pair
OR  $2500 for up to 10 parent/child pairs

**Course fees include all course materials and handouts. Fees are based on a 10 parent/child pair minimums. However, smaller classes can be accommodated for an increased fee.

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Talking THE Talk 3 - High School

Youth ages 14-16, attend four, 2.5 hour classes. Parents attend one session only. Boys & Girls are taught separately or co-ed. Courses are customizable to accommodate small group needs.

Topics Covered:
  • Sex & Sexuality
  • Male & Female Anatomy Review
  • Defining Your Beliefs & Values
  • Gender & Orientation
  • Pregnancy, Conception, & Options
  • Abstinence & Birth Control
  • HIV/ Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Sex and Technology (Sexting, pornography, dating apps)
  • Dating Safety
  • Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships
  • Sex, Drugs, & Alcohol
  • Consent, Pressure, & Sexual Abuse
  • And more...

Rates:

$250 per/pair
OR  $2500 for up to 10 parent/child pairs

**Course fees include all course materials and handouts. Fees are based on a 10 parent/child pair minimums. However, smaller classes can be accommodated for an increased fee.

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Hosting a Talk

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Life Talks

Life Talks are 2-hour sessions that focus on developing important social skills typically left out of traditional public education. These are popular add-ons before or after the Talking THE Talk series. Courses may also stand alone as single sessions.

I'm Internet & Social Media Savvy

Is your child ready to handle being on social media in today's day and age?
Kids are all over the internet these days, making it so important for parents to be sure to talk to their kids about being safe, as well as discuss what information should be kept OFF the internet. Could you use a little support in stressing the importance of protecting against predators and preserving your child's reputation online? What about discussing cyber bullying, social networking do’s and don’ts, when/where not to post, email account tips, privacy and safety online. It can be difficult making sure your child knows all of this all by yourself. 

Rates:

$50 per parent/child pair 

or $500 for a group up to 10 pairs

**Fees are based on a 10 parent/child pair minimums. However, smaller classes can be accommodated for an increased fee.

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BFF's & Frenemies

Being a better friend & dealing with difficult or mean people. 
Preteen and teen social life is a minefield of drama, secrets, cliques, bullies, jealousy, and gossip. In this course we give kids tips on handling common friendship troubles and what to do about feeling left out. 

Rates:

$50 per parent/child pair 
or $500 for a group up to 10 pairs

**Fees are based on a 10 parent/child pair minimums. However, smaller classes can be accommodated for an increased fee.

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Self-Esteem & Body Image

What does being beautiful really mean?
We explore what builds and tears down self-esteem and confidence. We examine how women are portrayed in the media and decipher what's true and what's baloney.

Rates:

$50 per parent/child pair

or $500 for a group up to 10 pairs

**Fees are based on a 10 parent/child pair minimums. However, smaller classes can be accommodated for an increased fee.

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Under Pressure

Take the pressure off of peer pressure!
Kids learn the difference between passive, aggressive, and assertive communication and how to use their body language, tone, and words to combat unwanted pressure. Includes role plays and mock situations to practice. An abbreviated version is included in all Talking THE Talk series. 

Rates:

$50 per parent/child pair

or $500 for a group up to 10 pairs

**Fees are based on a 10 parent/child pair minimums. However, smaller classes can be accommodated for an increased fee.

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Assemblies & Parent Talks

Looking for an assembly idea for your school or parent group? We've got your back! 
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Girl Scouts & Other Non-Profits

The Talk Institute is a proud supporter of the mission of Girl Scouts of the USA. We offer an exclusive patch program designed with GS in mind for Juniors and above.

Other schools and non-profits may qualify for discounted group pricing.  Please inquire for more information. 
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