Our "Ladies & Gentlemen" workshop provides an opportunity to examine how gender norms and expectations play a role in our lives and relationships.
Participants think critically about the messages and pressures around gender and the impact on dating and relationships.
Her leading roles as California Ford in A Place Called Home (2004) and Felicity Merriman in Felicity: An American Girl Adventure (2005) both earned her Young Artist Award nominations and she gained recognition for her leading role as Amy Juergens on the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008–13).
In 2014, Woodley earned both popular and critical praise by her role of Hazel Grace on The Fault in Our Stars (2014).
The clever set ups — blind dates in bedrooms, blind dates in vans, blind dates with parents — kept generations of teens glued to the channel, much in the same way music videos had the decade prior.
The discussion guide takes participants through a combination of interactive exercises, guided discussions, text studies, and a short film that help them explore the dynamics of relationships, learn to recognize and respond to warning signs of an abusive relationship, and create action steps for raising awareness and working to end dating abuse.
While not all adolescent girls are participating in intimate relationships, they are continuously receiving subtle and explicit messages from friends, family, the media and pop culture about what it means to be ‘in a relationship.’ "Strong Girls" is a structured curriculum provides a safe place for teen girls to talk about dating and friendships, their insecurities and the pressures they face, all within a Jewish context.
The best thing to do, is to seek out all possible options, and then discuss them with someone who can help you.
Whether you are about to become a teen parent, or you have a teenager who is pregnant, there are valuable coping methods you can practice that will help you through this time.