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Educational Resources

The City of Melville has developed a number of educational resources targeted towards young people that organisations and schools can order.

The resources cover a range of topics, including alcohol and other drugs, mental health, unsafe behaviours, social supports and more.

Find out more and order the resources using the form below.

6 - DVD resource about adolescence

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:

  • self-esteem
  • bullying
  • sexuality
  • suicide
  • crime
  • drink driving

The films are professionally produced and can be ordered as a set or combined with the The Gathering DVD.

Order the films now

The Gathering – DVD resource about binge drinking

The Gathering is an educational film about the harms associated with 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 – script based resource about unhealthy risk taking

The Writing's on the Wall is a script based educational resource that is centred on a young man who gets caught by the police for tagging, targeted at students in Year 9 and 10.

It explores a variety of topics faced by adolescents, including:

  • unhealthy risk taking;
  • self-esteem; and,
  • 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, and English curriculums. Further information is available in supporting teachers resources.

Order the film now

Social Resource Directory outlining services for young people

The Social Resource Directory is a comprehensive document that outlines specialist services available to deliver workshops/programs for young people within 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

View details for the City's Community Partnership Funding program.

Free Constable Care Child Safety Foundation programs

We fund the Constable Care Child Safety Foundation to provide free programs to all primary and high schools in the City of Melville. Programs cover a number of important topics relevant to young people and are tailored to various age groups.

Constable Care for Primary Schools

Through puppet theatre and live interactive performances, a team of professional actors address a range of personal safety, community safety and citizenship themes to excite, engage, challenge and educate children.

Theatrical Response Group for High Schools

Theatrical Response Group is the Foundation's theatre-in-education program designed to empower students to deal with social pressures affecting their day to day lives.

Book a free program at your school by emailing the CCCSF on education@cccsf.org.au or calling 9272 0007.

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