Onsite Training

We offer trainings tailored to meet your needs—where and when you want it! To request an onsite training from the list below, please complete the Onsite Training Form. If you have questions, please contact our Training Coordinator at (803) 771-7700 or training@teenpregnancysc.org.

NOTE: The SC Campaign requires a 45-day notice to schedule onsite trainings. View our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Community Education | Curriculum Facilitator Trainings | Implementing Programs

Available Onsite Trainings

Community Education

Ace Interface

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events that occur in a child’s life. Examples of ACEs include abuse, neglect, household dysfunction, bullying, discrimination and homelessness. There is a relationship between traumatic experiences as a child and negative health and well-being outcomes as an adult.This training educates participants about ACEs and presents ways to work to eliminate them.

Askable Adult: Learning How to Talk with Teens about Tough Topics (5 contact hours)

Every moment with a teen is precious! This interactive workshop is designed to help make those rare moments positive and beneficial for the teen. This is an excellent opportunity for teen-serving professionals to improve your communication skills so you never miss an opportunity to support adolescents’ healthy decisions.

LGBTQ Inclusivity
The federal Department of Health and Human Services has identified the lack of culturally competent health and social service providers as a significant barrier to quality care for many LGBT people. This training is designed to provide staff and volunteers with the knowledge that they will need to create inclusive environments for gender and sexual minority clients. 

Reproductive Health 101
Reproductive Health 101 provides the participant with a general overview core concepts related to reproductive health as it relates to teen pregnancy prevention in South Carolina. Topics covered include: reproductive anatomy and physiology, adolescent growth and development, HIV/STIs, contraceptive technology, and provides strategies for teaching comprehensive sexuality education that meet the standards set forth by the Comprehensive Health Education Act (CHEA). 

Roots and Wings
Roots and Wings is a 2-hour parent education workshop led by trained facilitators designed to help parents and other trusted adults with conversations about love, sex, and relationships.  After attending this training, facilitators will have the knowledge, skills, and resources to lead these workshops in their communities and organizations.

Stewards of Children (2.5 contact hours)
This sexual abuse prevention training focuses on “7 Steps to Protecting our Children,” a set of best practice prevention strategies shown to be effective.

Trauma-Informed Care: A New Perspective on Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Teenagers are constantly making critical sexual decisions. For practitioners, a working knowledge of trauma-informed care can help inform prevention work and provide a deeper understand of where a traumatized teenager may be coming from, how his or her sexual considerations may be “different,” and how a particiular approach and curriculum could potentially be triggering to teens.

Curriculum Facilitator Trainings

Draw the Line/Respect the Line
Draw the Line/Respect the Line is a 3-year evidence-based curriculum that promotes abstinence by providing students in grades 6, 7 and 8 with the knowledge and skills to prevent HIV, other STD and pregnancy. Using an interactive approach, the program shows students how to set personal limits and meet challenges to those limits. 

Making a Difference! and/or Making Proud Choices (6 or 11 contact hours)
Making a Difference! is an abstinence-based approach to teen pregnancy prevention while Making Proud Choices! includes abstinence and information on contraception. Both curricula are targeted at middle school African American, Hispanic and White adolescents.

Making Proud Choices for Out of Home Youth (MPC+)
​This adaptation of the Making Proud Choices! 5th Edition program is a 10-module curriculum designed to empower in-care adolescents with greater knowledge and self-respect that will encourage them to protect themselves against unintended pregnancies and HIV/STD infection. Many young people entering the system have experienced traumas, including neglect and abuse, that impact their psychosocial and sexual development and increase the likelihood that they will engage in behaviors that place them at risk of early pregnancy and STDs. 

​Nu-CULTURE (Cultivating Urban Leaders Through Unique Relationship Education): a classroom-based relationship education program for grades 6-8. The curriculum helps students understand the risk associated with early sexual activity and develops skills necessary to make healthy decisions and avoid risky behaviors.

Project AIM
Project AIM is an evidence-based program developed by Leslie F. Clark and Kim Miller, owned by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) that decreases risk behavior among middle school age youth. Project AIM promotes possible future selves and as a consequence, prevents risk behaviors that jeopardize that personal future. 

Reducing the Risk
Reducing the Risk takes a comprehensive approach to adolescent SEX and HIV/STD education, including both information on abstinence and condoms.  Throughout this two-day training, participants will learn how to become effective facilitators of the curriculum while learning tips for answering sensitive questions and how to identify potential barriers to implementing this evidence based program.

Safer Choices (6 or 11 contact hours)
Safer Choices is an integrated (HIV and pregnancy prevention) research proven curriculum targeting ninth and tenth graders that has been approved by the South Carolina Department of Education.

SHARP: Sexual Health and Adolescent Risk Prevention
The SHARP program goals are to deepen STI/HIV knowledge, improve correct condom use, reduce sexual risks and alcohol use and set long-term goals to utilize knowledge and skills learned during the session. SHARP was designed to be used in temporary adolescent detention facilities. The intervention may also be suitable for use in other detention or in-patient facilities as well as community-based and clinical settings.

Implementing Programs

Designing Programs with Intent (6 contact hours)
This workshop introduces BDI Logic Models and will give participants an understanding of program development, design and evaluation. This training is ideal with Evaluating Programs with Intent.

Evaluating Programs with Intent (6 contact hours)
This workshop introduces basic program evaluation and will give participants an understanding of evaluation design, methods, and measurements. It will also teach participants to use evaluation data to improve their teen pregnancy prevention programs. This training is ideal with Designing Programs with Intent.

Foundations: Core Skills Training for Sex Ed

This is a standardized, national model for training teachers to deliver sex education. Teaching sex education can feel daunting. It doesn’t have to be.

The one-day Foundations training covers the essential skills for facilitating sex education, including: climate building in the classroom; understanding state and local sex education policies; pedagogical approaches for experiential learning; values clarification; managing personal disclosure; and handling difficult questions and harassing comments. Optional half-day modules for a second day of training include cultural competency, LGBTQ inclusion, trauma-informed approaches and facilitation skills for common sex education strategies.

Getting to Outcomes (GTO)
Young people can engage in a variety of negative behaviors—such as drug use, underage drinking, and premarital sex—that exact a high toll on local communities. These activities are often the target of community-based prevention efforts. GTO is organized around a 10-step process to help communities plan, implement, and evaluate the impact of their programs that attempt to prevent these negative behaviors.