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Reproductive Health 101

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

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).

As a result of participating in this training, participants will be able 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: Denise River and Shannon Lindsay, MS

Cost: $65 (discount available for grantees and funded partners)

SC Campaign Office
1331 Elmwood Avenue, Suite 140
Columbia, SC 29201

Onsite registration will begin at 8:30 am and the training will start promptly at 9 am.