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Be Proud! Be Responsible! Training of Facilitators

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 - 8:30am to Thursday, September 26th, 2019 - 4:30pm

Event Description: 

This training will introduce participants to a research proven curriculum – Be Proud! Be Responsible! Strategies to Empower Youth to Reduce Their Risk for HIV/AIDS – and will provide the skills necessary to implement the curriculum with youth. The curriculum consists of six, one-hour modules targeting adolescents of all socio-economic and racial backgrounds, ages 14-18 who attend high schools and youth-serving community based programs. Be Proud! Be Responsible! 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.

Event Objections:

As a result of participating in this training, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the objectives, content, activities, and unique features of the Be Proud! Be Responsible! Curriculum.

2. Understand the theoretical foundation of the Be Proud! Be Responsible! Curriculum and how they are applied in program activities.

3. Understand the teaching methodologies used in the Be Proud! Be Responsible! Curriculum.

4. Learn basic information relating to HIV, STDs, adolescent pregnancy prevention, and adolescent sexual development.

5. Demonstrate teaching condom use, problem solving, and negotiation skills.

6. Identify personal values and the impact of those values on their ability to effectively teach about adolescent sexuality issues.

7. Identify guidelines for answering sensitive questions regarding sexuality, HIV, STDs, and adolescent pregnancy prevention.

8. Identify potential barriers to implementing the Be Proud! Be Responsible! Curriculum and describe strategies for overcoming those barriers.


Event Trainers:

Meredith Talford MPH, CHES, and Shannon Lindsay, MS

Event Details

Location & Address:

McWaters Columbia Customer Expereince Center, 1104 Shop Road Columbia, SC 29201


$400.00 (out-of-state) $600.00 (in-state) discounts available for funded partners. Discounts available for funded partners. 

Registration Deadline:

September 18, 2019

Late registration must be approved by the training manager, Shannon Lindsay ( or 803-771-7700), and is subject to a $25 late registration fee.

Curriculum: Participants must bring a copy of the Be Proud! Be Responsible! Curriculum (5th edition) as these are not provided. The curriculum can be purchased by visiting

NOTE: Registration begins at 8:00 am and the session starts at 8:30 am.


If you are interested in additional information about this training and the possibility of having one in your area please contact our Training Manager, Shannon Lindsay, at or 803-771-7700.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made by 3 full business days will be fully refunded. No shows will forfeit all registration costs.

Inclement Weather Policy: The SC Campaign follows the City of Columbia for weather closings. We monitor and adjust as necessary. We make all efforts to connect with registrants via email to advise of office closing and delayed starts. In case of cancellation of training due to weather, we will refund registration fees and make all efforts to reschedule in a timely manner.