Responsible Social Values Program (RSVP)

Students in sixth, seventh, and 8th grades participate in five-day RSVP sessions where they learn how positive character qualities (respect, responsibility, self-control, honesty, and courage) help them to avoid risky behaviors and build healthy relationships.

Program Overview:

Sixth Grade – students learn character and friendship qualities, delayed gratification, and resistance skills.

Seventh Grade – students learn how to recognize the characteristics of healthy relationships, future dating standards, including dating violence prevention, goal setting, and the benefits of avoiding unhealthy behaviors.

Eighth Grade – students learn the responsibilities of parenting, how to set and keep physical boundaries, and decision-making skills.

RSVParent Meetings and parent/guardian child homework at each grade level help stimulate communication.

Program Evaluation was conducted by Baylor University, Ohio Dept. of Health, University of Toledo, Social Capital Evaluations.

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