Newsletter: December 2003

Building Relationship Skills NewsletterDecember 2003Good news!The first ‘Love U2®‘ unit is ready!’Relationship Smarts’, the first unit in Marline Pearson’s new teen relationshipseries is now available. It’s full of the relevant and practical guidance thatteens crave in their dating relationships.For more information, see below. Or download a FREE sample lesson and get complete details on our website,www.dibbleinstitute.org.***Relationship Smartsby Marline Pearson, MA. Grades: 8-12. Length: 13 one-hour lessons. Format: Activities, discussions, lectures, readings and videoThis innovative relationship course helps teens become wiser and more effective in their dating relationships.The program covers a full range of topics about dating and building connections not based on sex. Subjects include attraction, infatuation, rejection, falling in love, emotions, and breaking up.Relationship Smarts also introduces specific dating skills: what to say and do in the early stages, how to get to know someone, how to build and assess a relationship, and avoid attachment to problem people.Lessons feature a variety of activities based on the latest research and best practices. Stories from the anthology, The Art of Loving Well, as well as episodes from the teen TV series, My So-Called Life, help bring these topics alive.Relationship Smarts is designed for schools, after-school programs, youth agencies, clubs, group homes, faith based organizations, and other applications.***Love U2® ‘Relationship Smarts’Basic Course. Instructor’s guide with 13 one-hour lesson plans. Reproducible student activity sheets. Ready-to-use activity cards. 4 full color postersSupport materials *. ‘The Art of Loving Well’ Anthology. 5 DVD set, ‘My So Called Life’Complete Course Package $297 (Save 10%)plus shipping, handling and sales tax* These materials will also be used in four upcoming ‘Love U2® units’ on Sex, Marriage, Communication, and Babies.Note: Course materials can be ordered separately. See website for pricing.***Order Now (for January shipping). On-line with a credit card: http://www.dibbleinstitute.org/catalog.htm. By fax, with a purchase order to 972-226-2824. For more information call 800-695-7975Free sample lesson (PDF file)http://www.dibbleinstitute.org/loveU2-sample.pdfMore detailshttp://www.dibbleinstitute.org/love_u2.htmhttp://www.dibbleinstitute.orgFAIR USE NOTICE: This e-newsletter often contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We make such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of youth relationships, marriage, education, legislation, etc. We understand this constitutes a ‘fair use’ of such material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to:http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.html. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond ‘fair use’, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.