Values, Communication & Consent

  • Values activity
  • Agree/disagree statements 
  • Use healthy and respectful ways to express friendship, attraction, and affection
  • Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and minimize exposure to situations that pose a risk to sexual health 
  • Recognize there are individual, family and cultural differences in relationships. 
  • Practice effective communication skills needed to discuss issues related to reproductive and sexual health with parents, guardians, health care providers, or other trusted adults. 
  • Discuss what consent is and when it can and cannot be given 
  • Analyze whether consent is given and received within given scenarios.
  • Tea video

Monterey County Rape Crisis Center 

The presentation covers their services in Monterey County as well as a discussion on sexting prevention. 


Dignity in the Digital Age

Attorney Carrie LeRoy provides her services to educate high school students on sexual assault and how it is connected with cyberbullying. She provides real world examples starting with the story of Audrie Potts. She continues to explain the legal aspect of consent and answers questions based on California law. Carrie LeRoy practices at Gibson Dunn.


Planned Parenthood

All presentations provided by Planned Parenthood ensure that:

  • Instruction and materials are age-appropriate.
  • Health Educators/Instructors are knowledgeable and have been trained in appropriate courses.
  • All information presented is medically accurate and objective.
  • Instruction and materials encourage students to communicate with their parents or guardians about human sexuality.
  • All information presented does not promote religion.
  • All information presented does not reflect or promote bias against anyone on the basis of any protected category, which includes: sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, or mental or physical disability. 
  • All curriculum and teaching styles are accessible and relevant for use with students of all races, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Instructors receive periodic in-service training to learn new developments in sexual health
  • Topics covered: PPMM services and consent 


  • Summarize the human reproduction cycle.
  • Explain how conception occurs, the stages of pregnancy, and the responsibility of parenting.
  • Recognize that there are individual differences in growth and development, body image, gender roles, and sexual orientation. 
  • Identify how good health practices in adolescence affect lifelong health and the health of future children.
  • Explain physical, social, and emotional changes associated with adolescence.


Gender and Sexual Orientation Lesson 

  • Define LGBTQ and differentiate between Biological Sex, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexual Orientation
  • Analyze the benefits of respecting individuals’ differences in growth and development, body image, gender roles, and sexual orientation. 


Healthy Relationships

  • Increase knowledge and skills needed to form healthy relationships that are based on mutual respect and affection, and are free from violence, coercion, and intimidation.
  • Use effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to prevent sexual involvement, unintended pregnancy, and HIV and STIs.
  • Recognize that many gender roles are stereotypes made by society.


Pregnancy Prevention 

  • Examine the effectiveness of abstinence in preventing HIV, STDs, and unintended pregnancy.
  • Examine the effectiveness of condoms and other contraceptives that are FDA-approved in preventing unintended pregnancy, HIV, and other STDs.
  • Provide information about the effectiveness and safety of all FDA-approved contraceptive methods, including emergency contraception. 



  • Importance of prenatal care
  • All legally available pregnancy outcomes, including parenting, adoption, and abortion
  • California’s newborn safe surrender law


Sexually Transmitted Infections 

  • Identify the short- and long-term effects of HIV/AIDS/STIs.
  • Identify ways to prevent or reduce the risk the contracting HIV/AIDS and other STIs.
  • Advocate for the respect and dignity of persons living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Provide information about sexually transmitted diseases, including modes of transmission, all FDA-approved methods of prevention, and local resources for treatment and diagnosis.
  • Provide information on HIV Transmission.
  • Discuss methods to prevent HIV transmission, emphasizing abstinence as the most effective means of prevention.
  • Deliver information on methods to reduce the risk of HIV transmission from intravenous drug use.


Human Trafficking

  • Identify human trafficking, labor and sex trafficking
  • Prevention and safety 



  • Locate medically and scientifically accurate sources of information for reproductive health and other teen services 
  • Provide local resources for assistance with sexual assault, violence, and sex trafficking 



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