How To Handle Sensitive Topics

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Video summary

Cool takes you through some practical tips for discussing topics that might be emotionally challenging for students in a safe and supportive way in the classroom.

Curriculum Mapping

Australian Curriculum (v9.0) Years 9 & 10 Health and Physical Education:

  • Evaluate the influence of respect, empathy, power and coercion on establishing and maintaining respectful relationships (AC9HP10P04)
  • Evaluate emotional responses in different situations to refine strategies for managing emotions (AC9HP10P06)
  • Plan, justify and critique strategies to enhance their own and others’ health, safety, relationships and wellbeing (AC9HP10P10)

Relevant parts of Years 9 & 10 Health and Physical Education achievement standards: Students propose and evaluate personal strategies to manage their identities, emotions and responses to change. They evaluate how attitudes and beliefs about equality, respect, diversity and inclusion influence the nature and quality of relationships. Students propose and justify strategies to manage online and offline situations where their own or others’ health, safety, relationships or wellbeing may be at risk.

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