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Reproductive Health 101

Thursday, August 24th, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

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:

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


Trainer: Brittany Wearing, MPH, CHES and Avis Wright, MPH

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

Location:
Palmetto Health
1501 Sumter Street
Columbia, SC 29201

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