Dibble Curricula & Programs

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Dibble Curricula — the best way to
teach teens and young adults about relationships.

Comprehensive curricula are the most effective tool for teaching relationship skills to teens and young adults. The courses cover all essential concepts in an integrated format that maximizes learning. Content is research based, specifically designed for teens and young adult audiences, and ready to use. The Dibble Institute offers a wide selection of these programs to match your frameworks, preferences and budget.

Love Notes v2.1: Relationships Skills for Love, Life, and Work

(13 lessons) Aimed at youth at risk of unplanned pregnancy, troubled relationships, or already parenting. Focuses on identifying life goals and making relationship and sexual choices that support these goals. Listed on the Office of Adolescent Health’s list of Evidence Based Programs for Pregnancy Prevention.

Relationship Smarts PLUS

(12 lessons) Covers the issues that support wise relationship choices: values, maturity, attractions, low-risk dating, intimacy, assertiveness, and much more. Listed by the CDC as a evidence based program that prevents dating violence.

Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience

(12 Lessons) Research has shown that when young people learn to overcome the effects of trauma and toxic stress, they can actually heal their brains. The Mind Matters curriculum increases teen and young adults’ ability to self-regulate, self-soothe, and more fully participate in other skill-building classes.

Connections: Dating & Emotions

(15 lessons) Helps teens and young adults understand the challenges of early relationships, develop healthy dating practices, self-regulate intense emotions, and cultivate life skills.

Connections: Relationships and Marriage

(20 lessons) Teaches teens and young adults how to achieve meaningful relationships with family, friends, dating partners, and eventually husbands and wives.

Healthy Choices, Healthy Relationships

(11 lessons) Covers essentials of relationship skills in the context of health education. Clear, effective teaching materials easily integrate into other course content.

Money Habitudes® for Teens and Young Adults: How to be rich in life and love

Money Habitudes® introduces teens and young adults to the human side of money – the subconscious factors that dictate how people actually relate to money, regardless of financial skills or economic status.

Money Habitudes 2® for at-risk youth: What money means, and why it matters.

Money Habitudes 2® is a quick program introducing vulnerable youth to the non-technical, human side of money – a critical element of successful money management.

Mike’s Crush

(8 lessons) New course for teens and young adults with autism and special needs. Mike’s Crush teaches about friendship, romance, and safety. Written by an expert. Easy to teach. Includes two videos.


Things to Know Before You Say “Go”

This engaging set of 76 “flash cards” helps these young people discover what information is missing, and why it matters. The accompanying book explains more about what different behaviors reveal about a partner, why each is important, and consequences to consider.

The Art of Loving Well

(41 selections) An anthology of short stories forms the basis of this nationally acclaimed relationship skills curriculum, created at Boston University.

Dating Smarts

(6 lessons) Offers perspective and practical tools for handling first experiences with attractions, emotions, and young love.

PREPARE-ENRICH-INSPIRE

The 10 lessons of PEI introduce teens and young adults to the insights and skills that affect success in all types of relationships: self awareness, expectations, communication, conflict resolution and planning.

Skill Sets Activity Book

A unique activity book from The Dibble Institute, Skill Sets: Relationships and Romance make it easy to teach relationship skills during “extra” minutes in the day.

The 50 diverse choices focus on the most consuming of all youthful concerns: how to be more successful in their romantic lives. Within this context, teens and young adults explore self-awareness, communication, handling conflict, goal-setting and more

Relationality™

A board game with a new approach to teaching relationship skills – one that’s highly informative, research based…and great fun.

For additional teaching resources, see our Bookstore and/or Catalog (pdf).