6 is a collection of six short education films targeted at young men to help provoke discussion, resiliency and build their life skills in adolescence.
The films cover a range of topics relevant to young men, including:
- drink driving
The films are professionally produced and can be ordered as a set or combined with the The Gathering DVD.
You can also watch them online for free on YouTube.
The Gathering is an educational film about teen drinking and excessive alcohol consumption targeted towards young people aged 15 to 18.
it reflects the negative aspects of the contemporary teenage drinking culture, providing a powerful tool to support discussion with young people and raise awareness of the acute harms associated with binge drinking including alcohol poisoning, violence and unwanted sex.
The aim of the film is to reduce young people's acceptability of the harms associated with drunkenness and support safer drinking settings. It shows ways to prevent and minimise alcohol related harm and assists in making the decision not to drink alcohol easier.
This film has strong curriculum links to Year 10 Health and Physical Education, Health Studies (Units PAHEA, PBHEA, 1AHEA, 1DHEA) and the Year 10 Viewing Strand of the English Learning Area. Further information is outlined in the accompanying facilitator resource material.
Order the film by itself or combined with the 6 DVD set.
The Writing's on the Wall is a script-based educational resource about graffiti, targeted at students in Year 9 and 10.
It explores a variety of topics faced by adolescents, including:
- unhealthy risk taking
- coping skills
The script was developed by a professional script writer and was workshopped with students from local high schools to ensure it was realistic and relevant to people their age.
It has strong links to the health and physical education curriculum and english curriculum. Further information is available in supporting teachers resources.
Order the film below.
The Social Resource Directory is a comprehensive document that outlines specialist services available to deliver workshops / programs for young people in the City of Melville. Many of these workshops are available for free, however some are not. The City has funding available to offset costs for community groups such as school P&Cs or youth groups.
Topics covered by these services include:
- Alcohol & Other Drugs
- Mental Health
- Sexual Health
- Social Support
- Workshops for Staff or Parents
To view the Social Resource Directory online click here.
Details for the City's Community Partnership Funding program can be found here.