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Sexting: The New Dinner Conversation

Sexting: The New Dinner Conversation

Sexting: The New Dinner ConversationMay 2022Have you ever wondered how to bring up the subject of sexting with young people in your lives? What happens if porn comes up in dinnertime conversations or there’s a sex scene on the screen at your family movie night? Join...

Protecting Youth Access to Health Care

Protecting Youth Access to Health Care

Protecting Youth Access to Health CareApril 2022Of all the reproductive health services—testing, treatment, supplies, procedures—which ones can a minor access without their parent/guardian’s permission? Get the answers during this 30-minute overview of Maryland’s...

Why Sex Ed For All?

Why Sex Ed For All?

Why Sex Ed For All?October 2021Have you heard that May is Sex Ed For All Month? Yes, no, maybe? Or yes, but you don’t quite get it? It’s okay…that’s actually what this session is all about. Since 2019, May has been recognized as Sex Ed For All Month. This initiative...

Consent and Sexting: An Essential Conversation with Young People

Consent and Sexting: An Essential Conversation with Young People

Consent and Sexting: An Essential Conversation with Young PeopleJanuary 2022Join Maddy LaCure, MPA and Rebecca Berkowitz, Esq. from the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault to learn how to engage students in conversations about consent and sexting. You will learn...

Teaching Inclusive Sex Ed: A Focus on LGBTQIA+ Youth

Teaching Inclusive Sex Ed: A Focus on LGBTQIA+ Youth

Teaching Inclusive Sex Ed: A Focus on LGBTQIA+ YouthDecember 2021Research shows that inclusive classrooms are necessary in supporting the diverse academic, social, emotional, and communication needs of all students. Join True You Maryland partner Vanessa Geffrard to...

Are You Ready to ROCK?

Are You Ready to ROCK?

Are You Ready to ROCK? 4 Ways to Revive Your Sex EdSex Education CollaborativeAs a member of the Sex Education Collaborative (SEC), Healthy Teen Network is pleased to share expert advice from LeKara Simmons, one of the Sex Education Collaborative members, on how to...

True You Maryland

True You Maryland

Bringing together partners in six rural Maryland counties to advance the sexual health and well-being of youth here at home.Where We Started Young people in rural counties experience a range of health disparities. That’s because rural communities often face challenges...

Sex Education Collaborative Training Hub

Sex Education Collaborative Training Hub

Sex Education CollaborativeTraining HubAs a member of the Sex Education Collaborative (SEC), Healthy Teen Network is pleased to share the Sex Education Training Hub, an online searchable tool offering a wide variety of professional development offerings for sex...

HPV: Answering the FAQs You Hear from Young People

HPV: Answering the FAQs You Hear from Young People

TIP SHEETHPV Answering the FAQs You Hear from Young PeopleHuman Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common STI in the United States but perhaps one of the most misunderstood. To prepare you to talk with young people about HPV, we’ve got the answers to their most...

Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education

Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education

Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education November 2016 Assuming someone’s gender identity or sexual orientation based on how they look, assuming that all young people are only attracted to the “opposite” gender, teaching that there are only opposite genders...

Addressing Trafficking in Schools

Addressing Trafficking in Schools

Addressing Trafficking in SchoolsDecember 2019Through Healthy Teen Network’s partnership with the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Prevention of Adolescent Risk Initiative, this elearning unit is available to learn about sex and labor trafficking. This...

Human Trafficking 101

Human Trafficking 101

Human Trafficking 101February 2019Through Healthy Teen Network’s partnership with the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Prevention of Adolescent Risk Initiative, this elearning unit is available to learn about sex and labor trafficking. This unit is...

Everyone Wins!

Everyone Wins!

Everyone Wins!: Co-Parenting Can Work for All2020As a partner on Map 2 Success, a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland Department of Health, Healthy Teen Network developed this poster, as a complement to Protect Your Rights and You're Excused!...

You’re Excused!

You’re Excused!

You're Excused!2020In the United States, students who are pregnant or parenting have rights, protected under Title IX and Maryland law. As a partner on Map 2 Success, a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland Department of Health, Healthy Teen...

Power Through Choices Training-of-Trainers

Power Through Choices Training-of-Trainers

Power Through ChoicesTraining-of-Trainers Available In-Person (Online, Coming Soon!)Do you have a team of trainers experienced at building the capacity of adult professionals? A Training-of-Trainers, or a TOT, prepares experienced trainers to conduct a...

What Works? Sex Ed for Youth in Systems of Care

What Works? Sex Ed for Youth in Systems of Care

What Works? Sexual Health Education for Youth Involved in Systems of CarePresentation Available Online & In-PersonWhat does it take to provide high-quality sexual health education to youth involved in systems of care? In this interactive workshop, participants...

Creating a Comfortable Climate

Creating a Comfortable Climate

Creating a Comfortable ClimateTraining Available Online & In-PersonThis training helps sex education instructors ensure they are using best practices when it comes to setting the tone for discussions, answering questions, preventing challenging situations, and...

Why All-Gender Classrooms Work

Why All-Gender Classrooms Work

Why All-Gender Classrooms Work U Choose to Know Digest, 2020Discussing gender in the classroom can be a difficult task for some teachers and staff. Challenging situations can come up, like students having different perspectives on the subject matter or dealing with...

When Sex Education Meets Mandatory Reporting

When Sex Education Meets Mandatory Reporting

When Sex Education Meets Mandatory Reporting U Choose to Know Digest, 2020As a teacher, you know that if you suspect that a student has been abused, or a student tells you about a situation that sounds like abuse, you must report it to the authorities. Although you...

When Is the Right Time to Engage in Sexual Activity?

When Is the Right Time to Engage in Sexual Activity?

When Is the Right Time to Engage in Sexual Activity?U Choose to Know Digest, 2020In the classroom, students may ask questions like, “How do I know when it is the right time to have sex?” or “How do I know if a certain person is the right one to have sex with?” While...

What’s Law Got to Do with It?

What’s Law Got to Do with It?

What's Law Got to Do with It? U Choose to Know Digest, 2020Although you don’t need to be a legal expert to teach sex education, it helps to be up to date on federal and state laws that relate to topics that often come up, like sexting, statutory rape, access to...

What Is Dual Protection & Why Is It Important?

What Is Dual Protection & Why Is It Important?

What Is Dual Protection & Why Is It Important? U Choose to Know Digest, 2020Although birth rates among young people have declined over the years, STI rates are soaring. According to the CDC, adolescents ages 15-24 account for nearly half of the 20 million new...

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