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Talking The Talk Series

Listed below are the “Talking 'The Talk' Together” courses.  Courses 1, 2, and 3 are designed for parents and kids (ages 9-16).   

Depending on the ages of the kids, The Talk Institute generally recommends the below age-appropriate topics for class discussion.  We can also work with you to customize courses and topics specific to your group’s needs and interests.  In addition, we offer welcomed “refresher” courses for kids and/or parents, as well as courses that are designed to meet diverse and/or special needs.

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Course 1:  Youth ages 9-11, with parent(s) attend 5 weekly 2-hour classes. Boys & girls taught separately. Abbreviated courses available.

Course Fees: $250.00 per parent/child pair (Price based on a 10 pair minimum).

See below for more information on fees.

Course 1 Topics include:

  • Growth & Development
  • Male & Female Anatomy
  • Puberty & Hygiene
  • Menstruation
  • Erections and wet dreams
  • What is “Sex” & Sexuality
  • Pregnancy & Conception
  • Relationships & Family
  • Basics of HIV/AIDS
  • Bullying & Resisting Peer Pressure
  • Building Relationships

 

 


Course 2: Youth ages 11-13, with parent(s) attend 4 weekly 2-hour classes. Boys & girls are taught separately.

Course Fees: $250.00 per parent/child pair (Price based on a 10 pair minimum).

See below for more information on fees.

Course 2 Topics include:

  • How to Talk to Parents About Sex
  • Review Puberty Changes
  • Emotional Changes
  • Body Image & Self Esteem
  • Combating Media Messages
  • I'm Internet & Social Media Savvy
  • BFFs & Frenemies
  • Peer Pressure
  • Crushes
  • Bullying and Cliques

 

 


Course 3:  Youth ages 14-16, with parent(s) attend 4 weekly 2½-hour classes. Boys & girls can be taught separately or co-ed.

Course Fees: $250.00 per parent/child pair (Price based on a 10 pair minimum).

See below for more information on fees.

Course 3 Topics include:

  • Male & Female Anatomy
  • Evaluating Values and Beliefs
  • Reproductive Anatomy/Physiology
  • Pregnancy & Conception
  • Abstinence & Birth Control
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Refusal/Negotiation Skills
  • Sexual Pressure/Assertiveness Skills
  • Media & Peer Pressure
  • Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships
  • Dating & Relationship Violence
  • Sexuality & Gender

 

 


Course Fees

Talking The Talk Together 1, 2, or 3:

$250.00 per parent/child pair (Price based on a 10 pair minimum).

Siblings attending the same class are an additional $125. Additional fees may apply if enrollment is under 10 parent/child pairs, or if an instructor must travel to a class outside of Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, or San Diego counties.

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