Project A.D.A.P.T. is a unique program/curriculum that has the individual/group focus on real life scenarios (i.e. teen sexuality, adolescent pregnancy, sexual awareness, plus) while developing positive life skills as it relates to sex and sexuality. It is a curricula/program designed to provide the participants/youth with knowledge and skills necessary to become responsible and productive citizens and to prepare them for the role of parenthood.
Project A.D.A.P.T. places a major emphasis on a socio-economic component. The participants will master the skill(s) of household budgeting/financing. The program would have them focus on personal, social and economic growth and development. The young people would be introduced to and taught how certain terms such as; job vs career, savings vs investments and dependent vs independent help determine how one is perceived by their family, community and society.
Project A.D.A.P.T. uses the latest (city/state/federal) statistics on teen issues as a guide.
Project A.D.A.P.T. is a program that addresses the following:
NY State Learning Standards
National Health Standards
Parenting Education Standards
Aligned with Common Core Curriculum
Has a literacy Component
The curricla is skills based with a focus on:
Planning and goal setting
We also include the functional knowledge of health, which includes; HIV/AIDS, tobacco/alcohol and other drugs, sexual risk, physical activity & nutrition, unintentional injuries/violence, family life/sexual health and other health issues.
Project A.D.A.P.T. also offers access* to specific teaching tools (i.e. “Empathy Belly” and Reality Works- baby simulation dolls). There are instructional units covering the topics of proper contraceptive use and STI’s (sexually transmitted infections) prevention. A recommended reading list is available as well.
*Note- Depending on program selected the curriculum can be customized to fit the needs of your establishment.
Sessions & Workshops: Human sexuality, teen pregnancy & teen pregnancy prevention
Paula Boyd B.A., M.S.
Teacher and Facilitator
NYCDOE Vendor Approved