Health & Wellness

Health, Hygiene and Puberty for Girls (Flex)

Bras, pads and mood swings, oh my! In this class, students will learn to care for their bodies, while building confidence in a fun, safe environment.
366 total reviews for this teacher
27 reviews for this class
Completed by 263 learners
Class

No live meetings

Over 6 weeks

8-12

year olds

1-12

learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon May 30

May 30 - Jul 11 (6 weeks)
Flexible Time
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Mon Jun 6

Jun 6 - Jul 18 (6 weeks)
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Mon Jun 13

Jun 13 - Jul 25 (6 weeks)
Flexible Time
1 learner enrolled
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Mon Jun 20

Jun 20 - Aug 1 (6 weeks)
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Mon Jun 27

Jun 27 - Aug 8 (6 weeks)
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Mon Jul 4

Jul 4 - Aug 15 (6 weeks)
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Mon Jul 11

Jul 11 - Aug 22 (6 weeks)
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Mon Jul 18

Jul 18 - Aug 29 (6 weeks)
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Mon Jul 25

Jul 25 - Sep 5 (6 weeks)
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Mon Aug 1

Aug 1 - Sep 12 (6 weeks)
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Description

Class Experience

I have worked in women’s health since 1999. I provided nursing care in OBGYN clinics and labor and delivery units of hospitals while serving in the Navy. Later, I designed and implemented a women’s health course for refugee women. As a school social worker, I provided classroom based programming for teen mothers as well as individual counseling. I went on to provide home based therapy for pregnant women and new mothers with depression for the University of Texas. Finally, I was a labor and delivery social worker at a hospital that delivered over 1200 babies each year.  I have 4 children of my own, including 3 teenagers. I will handle this education with the same care that I have with each of my own children. 
I recommend that students have a copy of The Care and Keeping of You 1 by the American Girl company as a companion to this course. The book is not required, but reading pages will assigned weekly for students who have it. The journal that accompanies the book would also make a nice addition to this course. 
I recommend that students have a copy of The Care and Keeping of You 1 by the American Girl company (ISBN: 978-1-60958-083-4). The journal that accompanies the book would also be helpful.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
This is a puberty class, so we'll be looking at diagrams of developing female bodies (breasts and pubic area) and learning the correct names and functions of these parts. It is impossible to adequately discuss periods without some discussion of reproduction. The female reproductive system will be discussed in a developmentally appropriate manner, without an overt discussion of sex. 

Teacher

Johanna England Chavez, LMSWBehavioral Health Professional and Certified Book Nerd
366 total reviews
841 completed classes

About Me

Welcome! I am a clinically trained master social worker, with 20 years of experience in health and mental healthcare. As a school based social worker, I taught classes and provided counseling for middle and high school students. I have also... 
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