RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

The development of the education system has not replaced the role of the parents in deciding what their young ones are being taught. The education your child receives will set the groundwork for future successes. You have the legal right and the moral obligation to be aware of the school curricula, and we are here to facilitate your understanding of the SRA education taught through our Think Twice Healthy Relationships program.

No matter the choices made by your teen so far, past sexual experiences, orientation or faith, Think Twice program has valuable, empowering information delivered to your teen in an interesting and interactive fashion.
Think Twice has a supportive and constructive approach which is designed to help your teen reach his/her maximum potential as a human being.

 

Medical care does not replace parenting and open discussions about sex, drugs, smoking, alcohol, etc. Think Twice encourages parents to talk to their children about the consequences of their activities and help teens set proper boundaries to protect their physical and emotional health.

What are they teaching them at school?

 When it comes to sex ed in schools, there are mainly two approaches: 

TPP education: assumes that teenagers will become sexually active prematurely regardless the risks, so the only solution for preventing the effects of premature sex is to teach them to use protection for "safe sex". However, the HHS reports have showed that this is not the case, as more than 80% of students in these programs fared either worse or no better than their peers who were not in the program.

SRA Education: believes than when informed accurately about the lifetime-long damaging effects of premature sex on their minds and bodies, teens will choose to delay their sexual experience until they are engaged in a monogamous life-long relationship, rather than exposing themselves to the risks. States that Teach SRA Education have lower teen birth rates, have experienced a dramatic Increase in Percent of High School Students Who Have Not Had Sex (28%) and delaying sex has significantly increased among teenagers aged 15-17. 
  
Read more on the effects of SRA Education at the link below.

 

ASCEND, one of the SRA Education leaders in the U.S., presents the case for the
SRA Education.

Please follow the link below to learn more about:

- TPP Program Evaluations
- TPP failure
- CSE failure
- House Energy and Commerce Policy Paper on SRA Education
- What makes SRA Work
- SRA Education: What You Need to Know
- Poverty Prevention and the Success Sequence

Participate
in a Parent
Presentation

Come meet us! We offer regular presentations for parents who are interested in our program. In addition to these presentations, one-to-one meetings by appointment are encouraged!  
Contact us and schedule a meeting!

Below, a brief PDF presentation of our slideshow.

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Support Network
For Your Teen

Think Twice is not a school-only program. It is the educational branch of a local larger organization that offers support for teenagers regardless of their faith, life choices or sexual orientation. We care. And we believe that is never too late to make the right choice. The network Think Twice is part of provides a number of safe support environments like a mentoring club, lunch club and a professional pregnancy medical center, called Life Choices.

Life Choices is a pregnancy medical center operating under the license of a medical doctor in the State of Washington.

All services provided by Life Choices are no charge and completely confidential.

Services include:
 

  • Pregnancy testing

  • Ultrasound confirmation

  • One-on-one Professional and Medical Consultation

  • Abortion, Adoption, and Parenting information

  • STD testing and treatment for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

  • Medical, social service, and community referrals

 

SRA vs SRR, FROM OTHER'S EXPERIENCES

Hear from Barbara's experience.
She is a teacher who has worked with both SRR and SRA programs.

 

Hear from Thomas and Karla,
two students who have attended SRA courses.

 

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THINK TWICE Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Initiative is supported by the United States Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Grant #: 90TS00230100.
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