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Reproductive Health 101

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

Reproductive Health 101 provides will provide you 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).

As a result of participate, you will learn how to:

  1. Describe reproductive biology in a teen-friendly way.
  2. Describe the link between brain development, hormones, physical maturation, sexual exploration, and teen pregnancy.
  3. List the most common barrier and hormonal contraceptives used by teens and summarize how they work.
  4. Describe symptoms and treatments for common bacterial and viral sexually transmitted infections & diseases, including HIV/AIDS.
  5. Identify personal values and the impact of those values on their ability to effectively teach about adolescent sexuality issues.
  6. Identify guidelines for answering sensitive questions regarding sexuality, HIV, STDs, and adolescent pregnancy prevention.

Trainers: Erin Johnson, MPH, CHES, Andrea Heyward, MHS, CHES, Denise Rivera and Amanda Leeson, MA, CHES

Cost: $65 (discount available for SC Campaign funded partners)

SC Campaign Training Room
1331 Elmwood Avenue, Suite 140
Columbia, SC 29201