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MFI PROGRAMS:


7TH GRADE 

The MFI 7th grade school program is offered in four segments:  40 -50 minute presentations.  This powerful and captivating interactive classroom program includes DVD, demonstrations, skit/role play, games, and small group discussion on issues applicable to 7th grade students such as:

  • Setting goals and making a connection with current decision making
  • Identifying risky teen behaviors and their possible connection to health, legal, financial and social consequences
  • Choosing abstinence as the only way to protect oneself 100% from the consequences of risky behaviors.
  • Understanding the connection between teen sexual activity and alcohol/drug use
  • Developing good character traits and application to good decision making
  • Recognizing the importance of assuming responsibility for personal health choices
  • Examining the likelihood and potential seriousness of injury or illness (including STI/STDs) if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.
  • Gaining knowledge of  commonly reported STIs using medically accurate information
  • Understanding parenting responsibilities as a way to examine teen pregnancy
  • Understanding the interrelationships of emotional, social and physical health
  • Demonstrating refusal and negotiation skills that avoid or reduce health risks
  • Participating in student/parent dialog regarding future dating rules and expectations
  • Understanding the warning signs of teen dating violence


8TH GRADE 

The MFI 8th grade school program is offered in four segments:  40 -50 minute presentations.  This powerful and captivating interactive classroom program includes Power Point, DVD, true stories, skits and discussion on issues applicable to 8th grade students.  Students are empowered by learning about:

  • Decision making and its connection to their future
  • The development of good character traits and how that applies to good decision making
  • The significance of peer pressure, media, culture, and personal beliefs on sexual decision making
  • The connection between teen sexual activity and alcohol/drug use
  • Unplanned pregnancy and its consequences
  • In-depth medically accurate information on six commonly reported STIs
  • The epidemic proportions of STIs, especially with multiple partners
  • Emotional consequences of teen sexual activity
  • Limitations of contraception 
  • The steps of physical intimacy and how they relate to setting boundaries
  • Refusal skills and how to resist peer pressure
  • The brain differences between males and females and how those relate to sexual activity
  • Sexual risk avoidance as the only way to protect oneself 100% from unplanned pregnancy, STIs, and emotional consequences of teen sexual activity
  • Renewed abstinence or starting over as an excellent choice for the best possible future


                                                                                                 

High School:

The MFI High School Program is oriented to 9th-10th grade students. This powerful and captivating interactive classroom program is offered in four segments: 40 -50 minute presentations.  The program includes Power Point, DVD, skits/role play, and discussion on issues specifically applicable to high school students. Students are empowered by learning about: 

• Decision making and connection to their future

• The development of good character traits and how that applies to good decision making

• The connection between teen sexual activity and alcohol/drug use, teen depression and suicide

• Emotional bonding that sexual activity creates, neurotransmitters responsible, and effects it  can have on future relationships

• Unplanned pregnancy and its consequences

•  In-depth medically accurate information on the seven most commonly reported STIs

•  The epidemic proportions of STIs, especially with multiple partners

•  Limitations of contraception

•  Characteristics of healthy vs. unhealthy relationships/dating violence

• The steps of physical intimacy and how they relate to setting boundaries

• Refusal skills and how to resist peer pressure

• Sexual risk avoidance as the only way to protect oneself 100% from unplanned pregnancy, STIs,  and emotional consequences of teen sexual activity

•  Renewed abstinence or starting over as an excellent choice for best possible future