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Session 1: What is p.a.p.a.

Session Description: 

What is p.a.p.a. provides an overview of the program and aims to increase a students’ understanding of what it takes to be a responsible and dependable parent. 

TEKS Connections:

§ 113.45. Psychology b1, c6A, c6B

§ 113.46. Sociology c13A-C

§ 115.38. Health I b1, b2, b3A, b3B, b3F, c2A, c2B, c21A

§ 115.39. Health II b3A, c3, c2A, c19A, c19B, c22A

§ 115.27. Grades 7-8 a1, a2, a3A, b4B, b4C, b20A, b20F, b20G, b23A, b23B, b23O

§ 115.26. Grade 6 a1, a2, a3A, b4B, b4C, b20A, b20E, b20F, b23A, b23B

§ 130.163. Human Growth and Development c3C, c4C, c5C, c6C, c7C, c8B, c12AB

§ 130.244. Interpersonal Skills, Grades 10-12 c1AB, c4C, c5B, c7ABCG, c8B, c9E, c13C

§ 130.272. Principles of Human Services, Grades 9-12 c2B, c5AB, c6ABC

§ 130.273. Dollars and Sense, Grades 10-12 c7C

§ 130.277. Child Development, Grades 10-12 c2AB, c5B, c6A, c7A, c8A

§ 130.248. Child Guidance, Grades 10-12 c10C

Session 2: Establishing Paternity

Session Description: 

Introducing the concept of paternity as legal fatherhood and provide basic information about three ways paternity is established.

TEKS Connections:

§ 113.45. Psychology b1

§ 113.46. Sociology c13AC, c21B

§ 115.38. Health I b1, b2, b3A, b3F, c21A, C21B

§ 115.39. Health II b3A, b3F, c3, c2A, c19A, c19B, c22A

§ 115.27. Health Education Grades 7-8 a1, a2, a3A, b4B, b4C, b20A, b20B, b20E, b20G, b23A, b23B, b23O

§ 115.26. Grade 6 a1, a2, a3A, b4B, b4C, b20A, b20B, b20D, b20F, b23A, b23B

§ 130.163. Human Growth and Development c8CF

§ 130.244. Interpersonal Skills, Grades 10-12 c1B, c4C, c7BC, c9E

§ 130.272. Principles of Human Services, Grades 9-12 c5AB, c6ABC

§ 130.273. Dollars and Sense, Grades 10-12 c3K

§ 130.277. Child Development, Grades 10-12 c2AB, c5B

Session 3: Benefits to Legal Fatherhood?

Session Description: 

Informing students about the rights, responsibilities, and benefits of establishing paternity for the children of unmarried biological parents, taking into account the interests of the mother, father and baby.

TEKS Connections:

§ 113.45. Psychology b1, c6B, c1E

§ 113.46. Sociology c13ACD, c21BC

§ 115.38. Health I b1, b2, b3A, b3B, c2A, c2B, c21A, c21J

§ 115.39. Health II b3A, b3F, c3, c2A, c2B, c2C, c22A

§ 115.27. Health Education Grades 7-8 a1, a2, a3A, b4B, b4C, b20D, b20E, b20G

§ 115.26. Grade 6 a1, a2, a3A, b4B, b4C

§ 130.163. Human Growth and Development c3C, c4C, c5C, c6C, c7C, c8CF

§ 130.244. Interpersonal Skills, Grades 10-12 c1B, c4C, c7BCG, c8B, c9E

§ 130.272. Principles of Human Services, Grades 9-12 c5AB, c6ABC

§ 130.273. Dollars and Sense, Grades 10-12 c3K

§ 130.277. Child Development, Grades 10-12 c2AB, c5B, c6A, c7A, c8A

Session 4: Cost of Parenting

Session Description: 

To foster a realistic understanding of what it costs to raise a child and how those costs might fit into an overall budget.

TEKS Connections:

§ 113.46. Sociology c13A

§ 115.38. Health I b1, b2, b3F, c21A, c21J

§ 115.39. Health II b3A, b3F, c3, c2C

§ 115.27. Health Education Grades 7-8 a1, a2, b4B, b4C, b20G, b23O

§ 115.26. Grade 6 a1, a2, b4B, b4C

§ 130.163. Human Growth and Development c8F

§ 130.244. Interpersonal Skills, Grades 10-12 c3B, c7E, c8C, c13C

§ 130.272. Principles of Human Services, Grades 9-12 c3A,c5B, c6ABC

§ 130.273. Dollars and Sense, Grades 10-12 c2CD, c3AK, c7C

§ 130.277. Child Development, Grades 10-12 c2ABC,c5B

Session 5: Child Support

Session Description: 

To increase students understanding of how child support services work to ensure that both parents financially support their children.

TEKS Connections:

§ 113.45.  Psychology b1, c6B

§ 113.46. Sociology c13ACD

§ 115.38. Health I b1, b2, b3F, c21A, c21J

§ 115.39. Health II b3A, b3F, c3, c2B, c22A

§ 115.27. Health Education Grades 7-8 a1, a2, b4B, b4C, b4D, b20G, b23O

§ 115.26. Grade 6 a1, a2, b4B, b4C, b4C, b4D

§ 130.163. Human Growth and Development c8BCF

§ 130.244. Interpersonal Skills, Grades 10-12 c7E, c8C, c9E, c13BC

§ 130.272. Principles of Human Services, Grades 9-12 c3A, c5AB, c6ABC

§ 130.273. Dollars and Sense, Grades 10-12 c2CD, c3AK, c7C

§ 130.277. Child Development, Grades 10-12 c2ABC, c5B

Session 6: Parents Who Don't Pay

Session Description: 

To clarify that paying child support is a commitment and to explore typical issues surrounding nonpayment of child support as well as strategies for resolving payment challenges.

TEKS Connections:

§ 113.45. Psychology b1, c6B

§ 113.46. Sociology c13ACD, c21B

§ 115.38. Health I b3A, b3B, b3F, c2A, c21A, C21J

§ 115.39. Health II b3A, b3F, c3, c2B, c2C, c19A, c19B

§ 115.27. Health Education Grades 7-8 a3A, b4B, b4C, b4D, b23O

§ 115.26. Grade 6 a3A, b4B, b4C, b4D

§ 130.244. Interpersonal Skills, Grades 10-12 c8C, c9E, c13BC

§ 130.272. Principles of Human Services, Grades 9-12 c3A, c5AB

§ 130.273. Dollars and Sense, Grades 10-12 c2CD, c3AK

§ 130.277. Child Development, Grades 10-12 c2ABC, c5B

Session 7: Parenting as a Team?

Session Description: 

To promote the importance of parents who are no longer romantically involved working together cooperatively to raise their child.

TEKS Connections:

§ 113.45. Psychology b1, c3G, c6B

§ 113.46. Sociology c13ACD, c21B

§ 115.38. Health I b1, b2, b3A, b3B, c2A, c2B, c2C, c21A

§ 115.39. Health II b3A, b3B, b3F, c3, c2A, c2B, c2C, c19A, c19B, c19C, c22A

§ 115.27. Health Education Grades 7-8 a1, a2, a3A, b3D, b3E, b3F, b4B, b4C, b4D, b20A, b20D, b20E, b20F, b20G

§ 115.26. Grade 6 a1, a2, a3A, b3D, b3E, b3F, b4B, b4C, b4DA, b20A, b20D, b20E, b20F

§ 130.163. Human Growth and Development c3C,c4C, c5C, c6C, c7C, c8CF

§ 130.244. Interpersonal Skills, Grades 10-12 c1B,c4AB, c7AEG, c9B, c12C

§ 130.272. Principles of Human Services, Grades 9-12 c5AB, c6ABC

§ 130.277. Child Development, Grades 10-12 c2ABC, c5B, c6A, c7A, c8A

Session 8: Love, Marriage, and a Baby Carriage

Session Description: 

To engage the students in an examination of their own intentions and expectations regarding future relationships and how that ties into parental responsibility.

TEKS Connections:

§ 113.45. Psychology b1, c6B

§ 113.46. Sociology c13A

§ 115.38. Health I b1, b2, b3A, b3B, b3F, c2A, c2B, c2C, c18A, c18B, c18C, c21A, c21J

§ 115.39. Health II b3A, b3B, b3F, c3, c2A, c2B, c2C, c19A, c19B, c19C, c22A

§ 115.27. Health Education Grades 7-8 a1, a2, a3A, b3D, b3E, b3F, b4B, b4C, b4D, b20A, b20D, b20E, b20F, b20G

§ 115.26. Grade 6 a1, a2, a3A, b3D, b3E, b3F, b4B, b4C, b4DA, b20A, b20D, b20E, b20F

§ 130.163. Human Growth and development c9D, c12C

§ 130.244. Interpersonal Skills, Grades 10-12 c4AB, c6BC, c7A, c12C

§ 130.272. Principles of Human Services, Grades 9-12 c2B, c4E, c5AB, c6ABC

§ 130.277. Child Development, Grades 10-12 c2C, c5B

Session 9: Choosing Healthy Relationships

Session Description: 

To increase students’ knowledge of the characteristics of healthy relationships and the skills necessary for developing and maintaining healthy, stable couple relationships and marriages.

TEKS Connections:

§ 113.45. Psychology b1, c6B

§ 113.46. Sociology c7C

§ 115.38. Health I b1, b2, b3A, b3B, b3F, c2A, c2B, c2C, c18A, c18B, c18C, c19E, c21A, c21J

§ 115.39. Health II b3A, b3B, b3F, c3, c2A, c2B, c2C, c19A, c19B, c19C, c20E

§ 115.27. Health Grades 7-8 a1, a2, a3A, b14A, b14F, b20A, b20B, b20C, b20D, b20E, b20F, b20G, b21C, b21D, b21F

§ 115.26. Grade 6 a1, a2, a3A, b20A, b20B, b20D, b20E, b20F, b21A, b21C       

§ 130.163. Human Growth and Development c9D

§ 130.244. Interpersonal Skills, Grades 10-12 c4AB, c6ABC, c7A,c9B

§ 130.272. Principles of Human Services, Grades 9-12 c4E, c5AB

§ 130.277. Child Development, Grades 10-12 c2C, c3A

Session 10: Recognizing Relationship Violence

Session Description: 

To inform students about different forms of dating violence, warning signs of dating violence and ways to deal with violent relationships. 

TEKS Connections:

§ 113.45. Psychology b1, c3G, c6B

§ 113.46. Sociology c7C

§ 115.38. Health I b2, b3A, b3B, c2A, c2B, c2C, c18A, c18B, c18C, c19E, c21A, c21J

§ 115.39. Health II b3A, c3, c2A, c2B, c2C, c19A, c19B, c20E, c22A

§ 115.27. Health Education Grades 7-8 a1, a2, a3A, b14A, b14F, b20D, b20F, b21C, b21D, b21F 

§ 115.26. Grade 6 a1, a2, a3A, b20D, b20E, b21A, b21C

§ 130.163. Human Growth and Development c9D

§ 130.244. Interpersonal Skills, Grades 10-12 c7F, c9D

§ 130.272. Principles of Human Services, Grades 9-12 c4EF

§ 130.277. Child Development, Grades 10-12 c2C, c3A