A Spark is a 15-minute online training created to provide an overview of topics to help youth-serving organizations enhance the services they provide to young people. Each Spark includes: PowerPoint presentation, facilitator script, and follow-up materials. Want to know more? Check out How to Facilitate a Spark.
Visit the University of Michigan Adolescent Health Initative website to download the materials below to host a spark training for your organization. We recommend the following Sparks trainings.
- Adolescent Brain Development
- Being an Askable Adult
- Being Youth-Friendly
- Cultural Responsiveness
- Non-verbal Communication Bias
- Stregth-based Approaches to Sexual Health
- Confidentiality Laws*
*A South Carolina-specific version will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
Need a more in-depth training? We offer a variety workshops for anyone who works with teens and parents, implements sexual health programs, or wants to become a more effective leader. Register for a scheduled workshop or request an onsite training for your group. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.