Safer Choices Training of Educators
Come get certified in Safer Choices: Preventing HIV, Other STD, and Pregnancy! This multi-component, school-based, evidence-based program designed to prevent HIV, STDs, and pregnancy among high-school youth promotes school and community-wide change. Research shows youth who participated in Safer Choices delayed their initiation of sexual activity, increased their condom use and other protection against pregnancy if they were sexually active, and they reduced their number of sexual partners with whom they had unprotected sex if sexually active.
Target Audience: Teachers, CHEA Coordinators, and Safer Choices School Health Promotion Council Members/Site Coordinators/Peer Coordinators
$120.00 Registration Fee
$60.00 Student Rate (must verify your status with an active school email address)
For Scholarship Information Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org
Curriculum can be purchased through pub.etr.org You must bring a copy with you to the training in order to attend.
Meet the Facilitators:
Erin Johnson, MPH, CHES
Erin Johnson has been with the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy since 2004, currently serving as the Director of Capacity Building. In this role she is the Principle Investigator of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cooperative agreement and oversees all technical assistance and the development of trainings, education, and special projects. Most recently, Erin was an Instructor at Baylor University in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation teaching Mood Modifying Substances. She earned a Master of Public Health from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. Before coming to the SC Campaign, Erin was an AIDS Health Educator for the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Chris holds a BS in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from Charleston Southern University. Prior to joining the SC Campaign, Chris served as a Community Relations Specialist in Berkeley County (CAPP program) and as a Youth Specialist with CIS Charleston (MAPPS program). His primary responsibilities at the SC Campaign are to provide technical assistance and training to local providers, particularly schools, on the implementation of science based approaches.