OWL is based on the philosophy of comprehensive sexuality education, which helps participants make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health and behavior.
Grounded in a holistic view of sexuality, OWL provides not only facts but also helps participants clarify their values, build skills and understand the spiritual, emotional, social, and political aspects of sexuality as well.
This course is sponsored by the Long Island Area Council (LIAC) of Unitarian Universalist Congregations, supported by dues from the 11 UU societies on Long Island.
Providing accurate information and Unitarian Universalist values for children, youth, adults, and families with sexuality education curricula for grades: K-l, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 and adults.
WHAT ARE THE OBLIGATIONS?
Those who choose to take OWL are making some simple commitments:
The leaders will be available to discuss the course during the duration of the sessions, while respecting the confidentiality of the participants.
To register complete & submit the registration form & mail with $20 check deposit.
The balance fee for the course of $100 is due at the first session.
Make checks payable to LIAC, and put OWL in the memo line.
Jr. High OWL Program
Classes will meet Sundays from 1:30-6 pm (4.5 hours):
There will be a mandatory parent / guardian meeting for Junior High program (details provided with registration).
At this time, an overview of the curriculum will be presented and course material will be available for perusal. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and express concerns.
*meetings at local Long Island congregations*
Requirements for Leadership:
There are teams of two facilitators for the course.
The co-leaders have completed intensive training for the OWL curricula provided by the UU Metro District.
Each is a member of a Unitarian Universalist congregation.
For more info contact:
Sharon Pataky, COA Coordinator
LIAC/Long Island Area Council of UU Congregations
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