Women Empowered 9
This option will examine current topics related to teenage girls. This year’s course may include the following: self-esteem and empowerment, health awareness and body image, relationships and dating violence, self-defence, relaxation techniques, stress management, eating disorders, personality tests, media images of women, friendships, depression, anxiety, suicide, careers for women, teen pregnancy and any other topics that are of interest and issues with which students are concerned. This course may also include novels for a “book club talk”, field trips and guest speakers. The goals include the understanding of the difficult world of self-esteem and power in young teens today and the developing of strategies that contribute to positive life choices for girls.
NOTE: There will be a retreat at the beginning of the year, which a fee will be assessed.