WHAT DO I WANT?

PART A

KEY FOCUS:

IDENTIFYING NEEDS AND WANTS

IN DAY TO DAY SITUATIONS.

  Students who complete Part A will:

  • Feel inspired to take responsibility for their own awareness. (Attitude)

  • Know how to use Maslow's Hierarchy to raise their awareness by identifying their needs and wants. (Knowledge)

  • Believe they are capable of meeting their own needs and wants. (Self-Efficacy)

  • Commit to noticing their level of awareness is so that they have the choice of changing it. (Behavioural Intention)

WHAT DO I WANT? explores self-awareness, highlighting that, although uncomfortable, raising our awareness results in access to more opportunities and conscious decisions.

The sessions equip students with the tools to raise their awareness so that they can own their choices. 

This stage comprises of two sessions. The first is centered on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, giving students a framework to identify their needs and wants in day-to-day situations. The second focuses on emotional regulation strategies designed to help students identify their needs and wants in states of heightened emotion.

WHAT DO I WANT?

PART B

KEY FOCUS:

IDENTIFYING NEEDS AND WANTS

IN STATES OF HEIGHTENED EMOTION.

 

  Students who complete Part B will:

  • Feel optimistic about the benefits of managing their level of awareness. (Attitude)

  • Understand how and why their mind operates with different levels of awareness. (Knowledge)

  • Know how to regulate their emotions in order to manage their level of awareness. (Self-Efficacy)

  • Commit to noticing when strong emotions reduce their level of awareness. (Behavioural Intention)

Our content was written to align with the Australian Curriculum as follows:

HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM

  • Evaluating and practising coping, communication and problem-solving skills to manage changes and emotions associated with puberty and getting older. (ACPPS071)

  • Examining scenarios to highlight how emotions, dispositions and decision-making can affect outcomes. (ACPPS072)

  • Discussing emotional responses to interactions within relationships, and proposing strategies to seek help. (ACPPS072)

  • Recognising and interpreting emotional responses to stressful situations and proposing strategies for managing these responses. (ACPPS075)

  • Evaluating situations where an individual may react with extreme emotion and reflecting on the impact that this response may have on the situation and/or their relationships. (ACPPS094)

  • Analysing interactions where emotional responses may not be immediately apparent and reflecting on the possible consequences of not recognising the emotions involved. (ACPPS094)

WORK STUDIES

  • Reflecting on the meaning of their growing self-awareness for their aspirations and career directions and life design. (ACWSCL013) 

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