Event Description


SHE Training Program Course - Monterey

Date
12/04/2018
Duration
8 hours
Status
Open
Location
AWAY-Monterey
Cost
FREE
Credit Hours
None

Course Overview:

This one-day course will help build knowledge and capacity in sexual health and sexuality education.

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.

Teaching Sexual Health Education: Building Comfort and Capacity – Course Objectives

This module provides a space for participants to examine their own values related to sexuality education and provides tools to ensure sexuality education is taught that is inclusive of all learners and supports positive health outcomes for young people and teens.

By the end of this module participants will be able to identify their own values towards sexuality education and how they can navigate teaching sexuality education with less personal bias.

Teaching Sexual Health Education: Facilitating Difficult Questions in the Classroom – Course Objectives

This module provides tips and tools for participants to navigate difficult sexuality-related questions in a classroom or group-setting. The interactive training will provide a framework to classify different types of questions and a protocol for answering these questions. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their newly acquired skills, and will gain comfort and confidence to deal with any type of question that will be asked of them. 


By the end of this module participants will be able to identify strategies to facilitate the different types of difficult sexuality-related questions that may be asked by students.


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