S.T.A.R.S. A Social Skills Training Guide for Teaching Assertiveness Relationship Skills and Sexual Awareness

(C) 2008, Grades 8 – 12, 189 pages, Future Horizons Inc.
This curriculum educates young adults and builds their self-esteem so they can make informed choices. It is specially designed for teaching adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities, the STARS model focuses on four areas: Understanding Relationships, Social Skills Training, Sexual Awareness, and Assertiveness, with the goals of promoting positive sexuality and preventing sexual abuse. Assessment tools help identify the strengths and needs of each individual, and then the activities can be catered to address specific needs.

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