DISCRIMINATION WORKSHOP

The Equalities and Human Rights Commission Report highlights the extent of discrimination at universities. This workshop responds to demands that Universities take steps to address these issues.

  • The workshops foster a better understanding of discrimination. The forms it can take and how it impacts on individuals and society.
  • We encourage critical thinking to challenge stereotypes and media bias including recognition of social privilege.
  • We discuss appropriate and sensitive language use relating to race, gender and disability.
  • We start conversations around individuals social responsibility to challenge discrimination and instigate change and how this can be managed.

PORNOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

NSPCC research finds children as young as 8 are accessing explicit content including hardcore pornography online. The access to internet enabled devices makes viewing such material easy. Often young people may stumble over inappropriate content whilst browsing the web.

  • These workshops look at the differences between real life sex and relationships and those portrayed through popular culture and pornography.
  • We explore how what we watch can impact on our behaviours,  our body image and our attitudes to risk.
  • We discuss what makes for healthy sex and relationships and work with young people to build pictures of happy, healthy scenarios for real life. ​

SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP

Young people have a challenging modern world of technology and ​media to navigate.

  • Our workshops explore how what we interact with can impact on our behaviours, body image and self esteem. ​
  • We help young people to actively dissect and question the information that is presented to them so that they can make conscious positive choices about what engage with and how to respond.

PARENTING WORKSHOP

Finding navigating the modern world of social media with your children challenging? When and how do you start talking to them about sex and drugs?

  • Our workshops with parents meet the concerns that arise around exposure of our children to modern technology such as social media.
  • We discuss at how to keep our children safe online; what are reasonable boundaries to set and how to talk about sex and drugs.
  • We examine the influence of a hyper-sexualised popular culture on our children.
  • We look at how we can build media resilience from a young age, creating a dialogue that helps children to question the messages they receive from the media and resist internalising negative ones.
  • These sessions give parents a space to discuss their concerns and find solutions together.

MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOP

PRE AMBLE

  • BULLET
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