Created by The Dibble Institute and Written by Marline E. Pearson
Love Notes is a comprehensive healthy relationship education workshop that teaches people how to build healthy relationships, as well as how to prevent dating violence and avoid unprotected sex, communicate effectively, and manage conflict.
Key Topics Include:
Knowing Yourself – personality style, baggage, expectations, and mapping your future
Forming and Maintaining Healthy Relationships – knowledge, skills, and smart steps
Framework for Assessing Relationships – how to make decisions
Recognizing Unhealthy Relationships & Responding to Dangerous Ones – intimate partner violence, cyberbullying, sexual assault, and ways drugs and alcohol affect relationships.
Effective Communication & Conflict Management Skills – communication skills and styles, understanding your brain when you become upset, how to communicate your needs, and social media’s impact on communication
Intimacy, Sexual Values, Pacing Relationships, Consent, and Safe Sex – using a comprehensive sex education and harm reduction model
Success Sequencing – how the order of school/work, commitment, and children impacts your future
Impact of Technology – on romantic relationships, family relationships, sexting, and online pornography
Workshops are 16 hours, with a variety of session formats, including virtual sessions, to meet the needs of community locations, colleges, and religious organizations.