-Research examples of successful permaculture design -Create original permaculture installations Texts: Gaia’s Garden Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual Food Not Lawns Permaculture in a Nutshell Changes and Choices Selfawareness/Selfinventory Students will: Materials & Resources -Identify personal strengths & weaknesses -Develop awareness of learning styles & preferences -Explore the multiple dimensions of wellness -Discuss the successful “habits of mind” -Work to cultivate positive character traits -Demonstrate awareness of habits & practices of: -Nutrition -Hygiene -Exercise -Emotional, social & spiritual wellness -Practice decision making & communication regarding: Drugs & alcohol Sexual activity Healthy relationships Financial Self Sufficiency -Work to develop a sense of self-respect/self-regard -Explore issues of body image -Learn ideal care of self (diet, rest, exercise, hygeine, stress management) -Discuss self-harm (eating disorders, mutilation, etc.) Self-Care Teen Issues Sexuality -Strengthen knowledge of reproductive anatomy -Understand the physical & emotional aspects of puberty -Explore gender, gender roles, and stereotypes -Develop an awareness of potential sexual consequences Pregnancy STD emotional, social, etc. -Compare the relative advantages and disadvantages of various means of protection (abstinence & contraception) -Broaden their understanding of sexual orientation & gender identity OWL Curriculum, Published by Universalist Unitarian Church Changing Bodies, Changing Lives Peer Counselling -Cultivate active listening skills -Practice sending effective messages -Strengthen helping skills -Develop effective questioning -Explore values & apply them to decision making -Broaden awareness of available community resources -Practice effective communication -Engage in practice conflict resolution Peace Talks 59