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For Teachers and Other Educators

HIV North offers various presentations on the following topics: sexual health, safer sex, HIV/HCV/STBBIs, gender and sexual diversity, and substances/substance use.

HIV North Curriculum Connections:

Grade/SubjectLesson
6 – Health
  • Bloodborne Illnesses
    • W 6.6: Examine and evaluate the risk factors associated with exposure to blood-borne diseases.
    • W 6.2: Determine the health risks associated with the sharing or personal care items.
    • W 6.9: Evaluate the impact of personal behavior on the safety to self and others.
    • W 6.10: Demonstrate responsibility for, and skills related to, the safety of self and others.
7 – Health
  • Sexuality and Gender Roles
    • W 7.12: Identify the effects of social influences on sexuality and gender roles and equity.
  • Sexual Education
    • W 7.13: Examine the influences on personal decision making for responsible sexual behaviour.
  • Substances
    • W 7.6: Analyze social factors that may influence avoidance and/or use of particular substances.
8 – Health
  • Sexual Education
    • W 8.13: Describe symptoms, effects, treatments and prevention for common sexually transmitted diseases.
    • W 8.12: Identify and describe the responsibilities and consequences associated with involvement in a sexual relationship.
    • W 8.14: Identify and describe basic types of contraceptives.
    • W 8.1: Examine the relationship between choices and resulting consequences.
    • R 8.6: Describe and provide examples of ethical behavior in relationships.
    • W 8.2: Analyze the impact of positive and changing choices on health throughout the lifespan.
  • Substances
    • W 8.2: Analyze the impact of positive and changing choices on health throughout the lifespan.
    • W 8.6: Analyze possible negative consequences of substance use and abuse.
9 – Health
  • Sexual Education
    • W 9.12: Determine “safer” sex practices.
    • W 9.14: Develop strategies that address factors to prevent or reduce sexual risk.
    • W 9.8: Develop strategies to promote harm reduction.
  • Substances
    • W 9.6: Analyze addictions.
    • W 9.8: Develop strategies to promote harm reduction.
10 – Calm
  • Sexual Health
    • GO1 P2: Evaluate choices and combinations of choices that can create barriers to achieving and maintaining health and identify actions to improve health.
    • GO1 P6: Determine practices and behaviours that contribute to optimal physical well-being.
    • GO1 P12: Examine aspects of healthy sexuality and responsible sexual behavior.
  • Substances
    • GO1 P2: Evaluate choices and combinations of choices that can create barriers to achieving and maintaining health and identify actions to improve health.
    • GO1 P6: Determine practices and behaviours that contribute to optimal physical well-being.
    • GO P7: Analyze a variety of strategies to achieve and enhance emotional and spiritual well-being.
  • Gender and Sexual Diversity
    • GO1 P10: Examine various attitudes, values and behaviours for developing meaningful interpersonal relationships.
Health Sciences
  • HSS1040: Developing Maturity and Independence
    • 4.8: Explain considerations for sexual intimacy during adolescence, including:
      • 4.8.1: Describing the long-term impact of a sexually intimate relationship on life-span development and the life tasks for adolescence.
      • 4.8.2: Describing common sexually transmitted diseases.
      • 4.8.3: Comparing birth control methods, including abstinence.

Contact us for more information or to request a presentation.

youthmentor@northreach.ca or education.outreach@northreach.ca or 780-538-3388