Youth Leaders

Love for Life continues to offer training and input  into the youth sector in Northern Ireland in the area of Relationships and Sexuality Education, equipping young people and youth leaders with the information and skills to address cultural /media pressures, talk about relevant issues and make positive choices.

Love for Life continue to offer input into youth events and conferences. For useful information and materials for young people and youth workers check out our recommended resources.

To find out how Love for Life can contribute to your youth group programme please contact us.

Programmes

Housemates

The Game On programme is designed to guide young people as they build healthy relationships for themselves at different levels. They are encouraged to play the leading role in respecting themselves and others in all their relationships.

Game On is delivered in 3 sessions each lasting 2 hours. Each session is designed around a different gaming theme that young people can relate to: mobile phone apps, fun sports events, and different types of quiz. And each session progressively leads young people on a journey from self-exploration,through to relationship skills, concluding with issues around the sexual side of some relationships

Game On

The Game On programme is designed to guide young people as they build healthy relationships for themselves at different levels. They are encouraged to play the leading role in respecting themselves and others in all their relationships.

Game On is delivered in 3 sessions each lasting 2 hours. Each session is designed around a different gaming theme that young people can relate to: mobile phone apps, fun sports events, and different types of quiz. And each session progressively leads young people on a journey from self-exploration, through to relationship skills, concluding with issues around the sexual side of some relationships

Picture This

Picture this is a programme of three separate sessions specifically for young people aged 15 and 16. This programme is aimed at improving the knowledge and awareness of issues involving identity, relationships and sexual health. The programme will also help to increase their confidence when making decisions and choices surrounding relationships and all the issues involved.

Topics covered: Identity, influences and pressures on young people, roles in relationships, sexuality and sexual health, contraception, pregnancy, STIs. The sessions will also encourage the young people to make more informed choices surrounding all of the topics discussed.
Picture this will be delivered in three separate parts, each lasting 2 hours. They will be interactive with games, multimedia presentations and time for group discussion.

Private Eyes

Private Eyes is a programme designed specifically for 16+ and consists of three sessions, each lasting roughly 2 hours.

The programme aims to improve knowledge and understanding of who we are, how to have healthy relationships and sexual health. The programme not only provides information but also allows young people to have their say through discussion, group work and debate. This encourages individuals to reflect on their own beliefs and values as they make decisions or choices with regards to their relationships.

i-click

i-click is an interactive and fun workshop designed to give young people the opportunity to develop skills and capabilities to manage relationships in the on-line worlds and to identify and use strategies to keep themselves safe on-line.

The programme can be delivered to your young people as a one-off workshop or as part of a series of sessions over a number of weeks to help young people engage in greater depth with issues surrounding relationships. I-click is an up-to-date and relevant programme that deals with the world of social media, networking and general on-line activity. If you are eager to ensure that your young people have the opportunity to develop attitudes towards a healthy and positive internet use then this programme is for you.

Issues covered include:

online gaming / webcam use / safe behaviour / indecent images / sexting / cyber-bullying
Love for Life always seeks to provide relevant and accurate information to ensure that young people
are signposted to the most suitable agencies and support networks if necessary.