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Pulse

Pulse

Pulse puts the power of sexual health information, in English and Spanish, in the hands of millions of young women.What It Is Pulse, a web-based mobile health (mHealth) app, uses interactive, multimedia features to enhance engagement and support diverse learning...

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...

Working with Patients Experiencing Human Trafficking

Working with Patients Experiencing Human Trafficking

Working with Patients Experiencing Human TraffickingDecember 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...

Zola Healthbot

Zola Healthbot

Zola HealthbotZola, available as a Facebook Chatbot, answers burning questions about HPV and HPV vaccination to help parents and young adults in their decision to get their children or themselves vaccinated. Zola provides concise, friendly, and empathetic bits of...

Young Parents Logic Model Tool

Young Parents Logic Model Tool

Young Parents Logic Model2020The Young Parents Logic Model is a tool designed to help professionals and organizations think about how to design and improve their programs and services for young people who are pregnant or parenting. The tool encourages a holistic...

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...

Sex Education and Abusive Relationships: What You Need to Know

Sex Education and Abusive Relationships: What You Need to Know

Sex Education and Abusive Relationships: What You Need to Know U Choose to Know Digest, 2020When you teach sex education (and maybe even when you teach other topics), the subject of abuse within relationships is likely to come up. Abuse is also sometimes called...

Eliminating Stigma from STIs and Testing

Eliminating Stigma from STIs and Testing

Eliminating Stigma from STIs and Testing U Choose to Know Digest, 2020You probably already know how important it is to talk to your students about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and ways to prevent them, and the data helps make the case. We all know that once...

Are You a Trauma-Informed Sex Educator?

Are You a Trauma-Informed Sex Educator?

Are You a Trauma-Informed Sex Educator? U Choose to Know Digest, 2020 As a teacher, you undoubtedly strive to be inclusive of all your students, including those who have experienced trauma. You are also probably aware that sex education requires navigating many...

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind2018HPV...maybe you’ve heard about the kinds of cancers it causes, the 30,000+ people it affects every year, or that it’s sexually transmitted (through all types of sex), but you still aren’t sure about vaccinating your...

HPV: By the Numbers

HPV: By the Numbers

HPV: By the Numbers2019So, HPV (Human Papillomavirus)…It’s sexually transmitted, through all types of sex, it increases your risk of a whole bunch of HPV-related cancers, and it makes it more likely that you’ll contract genital warts…and overall, it’s just another...

HPV: Not Too Late

HPV: Not Too Late

HPV: Not Too Late2018So, HPV (Human Papillomavirus)…It’s sexually transmitted, through all types of sex, it increases your risk of a whole bunch of HPV-related cancers, and it makes it more likely that you’ll contract genital warts…and overall, it’s just another thing...

Growing Up LGBTQ+ Online

Growing Up LGBTQ+ Online

Growing Up LGBTQ+ Online 2017When approaching topics such as adolescent sexuality, technology, and social media, it is sometimes tempting for adults, even sexuality educators, to focus solely on the Internet Age’s harmful and problematic byproducts for adolescent...

Health Educator Resource and Opportunities (HERO) Guide

Health Educator Resource and Opportunities (HERO) Guide

Health Educator Resource and Opportunities (HERO) Guide2017Healthy Teen Network collaborated with the School-Based Health Alliance, a national association of school-based health centers and school health professionals, to conduct focus groups to gather information...

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