What's Happening in Character?

Ilene Price

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Understanding Consent Begins with Respect

Posted by Ilene Price on Thu, Nov 8, 2018 @ 09:11 AM

Accepting people's differences and showing empathy are values we try to teach our kids from an early age. It is essential in today's day and age to build upon that emotional intelligence as they enter adolescence, by beginning to speak to them about sexual assault, what constitutes consent and understanding boundaries. We need to draw from the same lessons we taught them at a young age about bullying, like having mutual respect for others, and apply it to this topic for tweens, teens and young adults of all genders.

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