Parents’ Tool Kit
Let's Talk About Sex
Parents, Do you know that you are the most important developmental asset in your child’s health, well-being and decision making ability? DCO is asking you to be a part of the educational process to ensure that your student enjoys success in every area of their life emotionally, educationally, and financially. We would like YOU to partner with us as we educate students on the benefits of avoiding the risks of sexual behavior. Follow us on our website, Instagram and Facebook to find out more!
The Goal of Sex Education
Policy Priorities: Why Sexual Delay Should be the Goal in Sex Education…And Why Teen Pregnancy Prevention Isn’t Enough
Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) Education
What You Need To Know. This resources from Ascend is a great tool to learn what SRA is and how it differs from “comprehensive sex education”
A Comparison - Smoking vs SRA
The anti-smoking campaign is an important case study of the public health risk avoidance model for several reasons – download this resource to see why.
Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) Education and the Success Sequence Rethinking Poverty Prevention
Quick Facts - Sex Education in America
Tips for SRA from Focus on the Family
The best place for a child to learn about sexuality is at home from those who care most about them.
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Social Media and Sexual Risk Avoidance
Check out each of these links and videos to learn more
Negative Impacts of Social Media
A new study found teenagers who use social media more than five hours a day saw between a 35 and 50 percent spike in depression symptoms.
Teens react to giving up Social Media
Teens who took part in a campaign by SheKnows Media share their thoughts after they gave up social media and online games for an entire week.
Social Media Dangers Exposed
A 37-year old mom goes undercover as an 11-year old girl to expose the dangers facing kids on social media platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, and Kik. Left unsupervised, young children can be exposed to online predators, grooming, and psychological abuse within minutes.
Tik Tok | A Warning for Parents
Parents have the responsibility to protect their children, mentally, physically, and spiritually- should they protect them from TikTok? What’s the big deal? Meeke Addison fills parents in on the dangers of TikTok and why they should consider deleting this popular app from their child’s phone.
Kee Bryant McCormick, an attorney in Juvenal law shares the possible consequences and outcomes of sexting among teenagers.
Pornography Addiction Recovery Aids
Greg & Stacey Oliver are keenly aware of the devastation caused by pornography & sexual addiction.
Online Safety Apps and Resources
There’s a lot of misinformation out there. The difficult decisions that must be made by teens and their families during this very emotional time will be better decisions, that you will feel better about, if all parties are well equipped with the facts.
You might be surprised what you learn…