Party Safe Education Headder

Seminar Package

Encounter Youth is passionate about equipping young people to celebrate positively and safely. Our Party Safe Education™ program delivers a seminar package for schools and community groups across Australia and is designed to equip young people, parents and teachers with research-based, up-to-date alcohol and other drug education. Additionally we can provide all seminars individually in South Australian schools due to Encounter Youth being based locally.

Seminar PackageOur Party Safe Education™ seminar package is designed to complement the implementation of the Australian Curriculum and accounts for different young people’s stages of development. We are committed to supporting and enhancing your school’s existing alcohol and other drug education and pastoral care programs.

The Party Safe Education™ seminar package is fee-for-service and consists of five 60-minute seminars; one for each of the year levels from 9-12 and one for parents. This allows us to effectively scaffold students’ learning and build an effective relationship with both students and parents. This holistic approach maximises the effectiveness and value of our program.

Our Party Safe Education™ seminar package may be tailored to suit the needs of the young people, parents and staff at your school. Contact us today to discuss how we can best support your community!

Party Safe Education™ Seminar Package

Seminar Package

KNOW YOUR LIMITS – Year 9

In a time when developing an identity is everything, we encourage young people to be part of the majority who make positive choices when socialising and celebrating.

Topics include:

  • Factors shaping identity
  • Positive and negative risk taking
  • Strategies to deal with risky situations
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Year 9 Seminar

KNOW YOUR LIMITS =

In a time when developing an identity is everything, we encourage young people to be part of the majority who make positive choices when socialising and celebrating.

Topics include:

  • Factors shaping identity
  • Positive and negative risk taking
  • Strategies to deal with risky situations
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Year 10 Seminar

WHO’S CALLING YOUR SHOTS 

The stats, the facts, the risks. This seminar provides the opportunity for young people to consider their own beliefs around drinking and compare these to young people Australia-wide.

Topics include:

  • Brain development
  • Trends in illicit drug use
  • Realities of alcohol use
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Year 11 Seminar

ALERT NOT ALARMED

With a focus on safety when celebrating, this seminar looks at what makes someone more vulnerable and what responsibilities one can take charge of to keep themselves and their mates safe.

Topic include:

  • Party fights
  • Safe relationships
  • Understanding vulnerability

Year 12 Seminar

#ADULTING

#Adulting
As Year 12s approach adulthood, we continue to encourage them to make great choices and look after themselves and their mates. This seminar discusses the transition to adulthood and all the new responsibilities that entails.

Topics include:

  • Transitions
  • Alcohol and the law
  • Social responsibility

Parent Seminars

A PARENT’S GUIDE TO YOUNG PEOPLE, ALCOHOL AND PARTIES

We encourage parents, grandparents and guardians with evidence-based strategies for talking to their young person about alcohol, protecting their home during a party, legal considerations and being a positive influence.

Topics include:

  • Safety tips to protect a person’s home
  • How to host a party and the law
  • How to talk to a young person about alcohol
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SA Exclusive Seminars

** Please Note – In addition to these seminars, all package seminars above can be presented individually in South Australian schools due to Encounter Youth being based locally.

Safety at Schoolies – Year 12

The complete end of year celebration guide! Whether students are celebrating at Schoolies Festival™ or out of town, we discuss the law, what to pack, where to stay and how to get there safely. Straight from the people who oversee Australia’s safest schoolies celebration: Schoolies Festival™, Victor Harbor.

Topics include:

  • Key warning signs of intoxication
  • Practical party safety tips
  • Debunking alcohol and other drug myths

 

Pre-formal information evening – Parents

Working with parents and guardians of formal attendees and school staff, this engaging workshop discusses hosting a party, duty-of-care and the effective communication of expectations with young people before they jump into some of the biggest celebrations of the year. This seminar is highly recommended for a school information evening or a formal ticket collection evening.

Topics include:

  • Positive and negative social connections for young people
  • Key questions to ask before your child attends a party
  • The legalities around alcohol, young people and parties

 

Schoolies Information evening – Parents

For parents and guardians of school leavers, the end of the year can bring anxiety and fear as their children prepare to attend the annual Schoolies Festival™ at Victor Harbor. As the organisers of Schoolies Festival™, we will explain first hand the support services available, laws regarding alcohol, as well as hints and tips for parents or guardians of a ‘schoolie’.

Topics include:

  • Conversations to have with your young person beforehand
  • Keeping informed about what’s happening at Schoolies Festival™
  • Supervision and services on offer