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Animal Welfare: A Key Component in Social Justice

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BCSPCA - 3 years ago
Description
Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are su…
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BCSPCA - 3 years ago
Description
Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are subjected to situations beyond their control. Using animals as a bridge to discuss social justice issues can be a way to ease students into more sensitive and personal social justice issues such as racism and stereotyping. Included in this package are some outlined activities and discussion questions that should get the conversation started. These are designed to encourage students to think critically about where their beliefs and ideas come from and help them in their future discussions about issues involving people in society, as well as give them a chance to reflect on their own views on animals.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
Social Responsibility
Critical thinking
Animal welfare
URLs
https://spca.bc.ca/programs-services/leaders-in-our-field/professional-resources/for-teachers/
Learning Standards
Personal awareness, social responsibility, critical thinking.
Duration
60-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 25, 2016
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Violence is Preventable (VIP) Program

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BC Society of Transition Houses - 4 years ago
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Skilled community-based facilitators are availabl…
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BC Society of Transition Houses - 4 years ago
Description
Skilled community-based facilitators are available around the province to provide accessible and inclusive Violence is Preventable (VIP) programming in local schools. You can request any of the following program components for your community: o Violence prevention presentations to educate students, teachers, administrators, and parents/caregivers; o One-on-one support to individual students; and/or o Group intervention in the school environment. For more information, contact your local VIP program or contact Andrea Thompson, Children and Youth Services Coordinator at BCSTH, by phone (604.669.6943, ext 229) or email (andrea@bcsth.ca).
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
Child abuse
Media literacy
Gender equality
Intersectional feminism
Bullying
Technology safety
Teen Dating Violence
Counselling
URLs
http://www.bcsth.ca/
Learning Standards
The Violence is Preventable (VIP) program is a comprehensive strategy for connecting schools, educators, students and families with Children Who Witness Abuse (CWWA) programs across the province to improve the health and welfare of children and youth impacted by violence. As provincial coordinator of this school-based prevention program, the BC Society of Transition Houses (BCSTH) supports VIP sites to accomplish the following program goals: • Break the silence of domestic violence by making it safe for children and youth to speak up in schools about their experiences? • Increase teacher, school staff, parent/caregiver, and student awareness about violence in relationships and its effects on child witnesses? • Empower participants to become personally involved in community social justice initiatives; • Motivate students and educators to recognize violence in their everyday lives; and • Facilitate partnerships between schools and communities in order to respond to the emotional, social, academic, and psychological needs of children and youth exposed to domestic violence.
Duration
Varies based on the needs of each school.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 23, 2015