Effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime

NEWC0102 – Newcomers: Questions and Answers

(Intended For: Secondary Grade Level) This document contains a series of questions and answers aimed at newcomer students. Topics include: culture conflict, parents and stress, parent control and discipline, police and the law, loneliness, succeeding in school, climate and weather, and fears. Students who are not newcomers may find the information useful in helping them understand the lives of their fellow students who are newcomers.

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BLYG0203 – Bullying: Empathy Activity

(Activity – Intended For: Secondary Grade Level) This activity explores the emotional impact of bullying and how bystanders might intervene. Includes student worksheets and a teacher’s guide.

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RSTJ0101 – Restorative Justice: Introduction

(Intended For: Teachers, Secondary Grade Level) This document is a brief introduction to the topic of restorative justice. It offers a basic definition, outlines its nature, and gives some examples of its application, including in the youth criminal justice system. The document also lists a number of sources for further information and study, advisory contacts and online resources. While the introduction has been written for teachers, it may be useful for students as well.

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BLYG0204 – Bullying: Rules and Bylaws

(Activity – Intended For: Secondary Grade Level) This activity explores the purpose and effect of rules which govern behaviour within the school and in the community. A connection is made between classroom rules, school rules and responding to bullying. The activity culminates with students constructing and evaluating an anti-bullying rule for their classroom or school. Includes student worksheets and reference pages that provide information on bylaws and other approaches Alberta communities have used to address bullying.

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RSTJ0201 – Restorative Justice: Classroom Activities

(Intended For: Secondary Grade Level) This document contains a series of worksheets for use by students. The activities include a series of question and answer activities, a classroom activity focused on a case study, and similar group-based activities involving role-play based on case studies. NOTE: This document includes an answer key for the activities, and additional information on the classroom case study activity.

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BLYG0205 – Bullying and the Criminal Code

(Intended For: Secondary Grade Level) This activity addresses and explores the legal consequences of bullying particularly in relation to the Criminal Code of Canada. Includes references and links to the CCC for specific offences.

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DRGS0201 – Drugs: Case Study (Taylor’s Story)

(Intended For: Teachers, Secondary Grade Level) This package helps teachers and others to facilitate a discussion of drug use by using a fictional case study of one person’s interaction with smoking. Students research and develop definitions, and discuss ways to assist someone struggling with an addiction. Includes student worksheets and companion teacher’s guide.

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