Event Description


SHE Training - Santa Clara - 11/1/18

Date
11/01/2018
Duration
8 hours
Status
Full
Location
AWAY - San Jose
Cost
FREE
Credit Hours
None

Overview:

The Sexual Health Educator (SHE) Training Program is an educational and capacity-building opportunity for California educators working with youth in school, community, and clinical settings who desire to build their sexual health knowledge and education skills.

This in-person training in San Jose will include the following modules:

STD/HIV Review: Workshop for Educators who Work With Youth – Course Objectives

This module provides an overview of common STDs, including HIV, with a discussion on the unique factors that put adolescents at greater risk for STDs. This interactive training will enhance participants’ existing STD knowledge and provide them with a better understanding of the relationship between HIV and STDs, the role of testing and screening to reduce the spread of STDs and key prevention messages to share with youth.

By the end of this module participants will be able to identify unique factors that put adolescents at greater risk for STDs, describe common STDs including that the most common symptom is no symptom, explain the relationship between HIV and STDs, explain the role of testing and screening to reduce the spread of STDs, and list three messages for youth on how to reduce the risk of STDs.

California Healthy Youth Act: Comprehensive Sexual Health and HIV Prevention Education Requirements – Course Objectives

This module provides an overview of what is required by the California Healthy Youth Act, the law that mandates comprehensive sexuality education in California.

By the end of this module participants will be able to describe the laws and legal requirements for teaching sexuality education in California public schools.

Minor Consent and Confidentiality for Sexual Health Services in California – Course Objectives

This module provides an overview of the laws that impact minors and their access to confidential sexual health services in California and the different roles of clinical providers and educators. Participants will given an opportunity to test their own knowledge related to minor consent laws and learn about resources to support implementation of minor consent laws in a school setting.

By the end of this module participants will be able to describe minors’ rights to access sexual health services in California.

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