Tips and Resources
Are you working on creating a healthy classroom or making your school a safe place where students can thrive? Do you work with young people and recognize the need to start the conversation to create a shift towards healthier attitudes and beliefs about gender, equality, consent, relationships and more? We have hand-selected our favourite resources that can be used as a conversation starter or resource for a workshop, lesson, or conversation.
Have some great strategies and tips? Please share your ideas, questions and best practices with the Relation-Shift community!
Starting the Conversation Curriculum
Relation-Shift helped write for the Texas Coaches Association. Get access to three free 30 minute lessons, including videos and conversation starters to teach kids about recognising the issue, consent, and healthy attitudes to prevent and respond to sexual violence and harassment.
Making Caring Common Parent & Educator Tool Kit
Two comprehensive guides created for parents and educators to start a discussion with young people about equality, healthy relationships, and gender discrimination. These toolboxes have great ideas with a host of meaningful tips to start the conversation.
Scarleteen Website and Forums
There are some things teens and tweens just feel too uncomfortable to talk to with family members or teachers. To fill the gap in the conversation, you can introduce Scarleteen to young people. This website is packed with safe, healthy advice that is moderated by health professionals.
PBS LEARNING MEDIA
PBS has hundreds of videos to open the minds of adults and kids- for example it has 26 videos about sexism and 306 videos on gender!
Futures Without Violence is a national organization with extensive resources, materials and information for preventing and addressing relationship and sexual violence