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Many Ways of Being

Many Ways of Being

Many Ways of Being is an inclusive, youth-centered curriculum focused on gender equity, healthy relationships, and safer sex practices.Where We Started Equimundo: Center for Masculinities and Social Justice (formerly known as Promundo-US), in partnership with Child...

Real Talk Evaluation

Real Talk Evaluation

Real Talk modernizes sex education by capitalizing on youths’ desire to engage in peer sharing. Where We Started Real Talk modernizes sex education by capitalizing on youths’ desire to engage in peer sharing. Real Talk was developed through the 2015-2021 Innovation...

DC Next!

DC Next!

Centering young people as valued experts in identifying challenges to create innovative solutions.What It Is DC NEXT! is a collective impact innovation network of young parents, community providers, educational institutions, healthcare agencies, government partners,...

Lessons Learned in Providing Health Care Services for Native Youth

Lessons Learned in Providing Health Care Services for Native Youth

Lessons Learned in Providing Health Care Services for Native Youth & Learning Walks2014The Native Youth Project (NYP) was a national learning collaborative facilitated by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), Healthy Teen Network, and the...

Sexting: The New Dinner Conversation

Sexting: The New Dinner Conversation

Sexting: The New Dinner ConversationMay 2022Have you ever wondered how to bring up the subject of sexting with young people in your lives? What happens if porn comes up in dinnertime conversations or there’s a sex scene on the screen at your family movie night? Join...

Protecting Youth Access to Health Care

Protecting Youth Access to Health Care

Protecting Youth Access to Health CareApril 2022Of all the reproductive health services—testing, treatment, supplies, procedures—which ones can a minor access without their parent/guardian’s permission? Get the answers during this 30-minute overview of Maryland’s...

Why Sex Ed For All?

Why Sex Ed For All?

Why Sex Ed For All?October 2021Have you heard that May is Sex Ed For All Month? Yes, no, maybe? Or yes, but you don’t quite get it? It’s okay…that’s actually what this session is all about. Since 2019, May has been recognized as Sex Ed For All Month. This initiative...

True You Maryland

True You Maryland

Bringing together partners in six rural Maryland counties to advance the sexual health and well-being of youth here at home.Where We Started Young people in rural counties experience a range of health disparities. That’s because rural communities often face challenges...

Implementation Evaluation of Pulse

Implementation Evaluation of Pulse

Implementation Evaluation of Pulse: Findings from a Rigorous Evaluation of New or Innovative Approaches to Prevent Teen PregnancyJuly 2021This implementation report provides details on the recruitment procedures and implementation findings of an evaluation of Pulse, a...

Pulse

Pulse

Pulse puts the power of sexual health information, in English and Spanish, in the hands of millions of young women.What It Is Pulse, a web-based mobile health (mHealth) app, uses interactive, multimedia features to enhance engagement and support diverse learning...

Crush: Research Brief & Fact Sheet

Crush: Research Brief & Fact Sheet

Crush: Sex Ed for Real Life2018Crush shares sexual health information with adolescent women—anywhere, anytime. It is an innovative digital tool that empowers adolescent women by sharing on-demand access to comprehensive, medically accurate sexual health information....

Teen Access to Reproductive Healthcare in Maryland

Teen Access to Reproductive Healthcare in Maryland

Teen Access to Reproductive Healthcare in MarylandFebruary 2021This training will equip you with all of the pertinent information regarding Maryland State Laws and minors accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare including preventative health services, abortion...

Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education

Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education

Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education November 2016 Assuming someone’s gender identity or sexual orientation based on how they look, assuming that all young people are only attracted to the “opposite” gender, teaching that there are only opposite genders...

Working with Patients Experiencing Human Trafficking

Working with Patients Experiencing Human Trafficking

Working with Patients Experiencing Human TraffickingDecember 2019Through Healthy Teen Network’s partnership with the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Prevention of Adolescent Risk Initiative, this elearning unit is available to learn about sex and labor...

Human Trafficking 101

Human Trafficking 101

Human Trafficking 101February 2019Through Healthy Teen Network’s partnership with the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s Prevention of Adolescent Risk Initiative, this elearning unit is available to learn about sex and labor trafficking. This unit is...

We Must Do Better To Engage Young Fathers: Here’s How

We Must Do Better To Engage Young Fathers: Here’s How

We Must Do Better To Engage Young Fathers: Here's HowDecember 2020Are you providing supports and services for young fathers and struggling to engage them? Have you asked them about their experience or what can you do to make them feel comfortable and welcome? If...

Zola Healthbot

Zola Healthbot

Zola HealthbotZola, available as a Facebook Chatbot, answers burning questions about HPV and HPV vaccination to help parents and young adults in their decision to get their children or themselves vaccinated. Zola provides concise, friendly, and empathetic bits of...

Creating a Comfortable Climate

Creating a Comfortable Climate

Creating a Comfortable ClimateTraining Available Online & In-PersonThis training helps sex education instructors ensure they are using best practices when it comes to setting the tone for discussions, answering questions, preventing challenging situations, and...

Spotting Sex Trafficking

Spotting Sex Trafficking

Spotting Sex Trafficking U Choose to Know Digest, 2019Sex trafficking is using force, fraud, or coercion to exploit someone for a commercial sex act. Any minor involved in commercial sex is automatically a victim of sex trafficking whether or not force, fraud, or...

How to Talk About Dual Protection

How to Talk About Dual Protection

How to Talk about Dual Protection2020Designed for educators and clinicians, this elearning gives you the information and skills you need to address the increasing rates of STIs, whether you’re working in the classroom or clinic. Practice communicating with people who...

Increase Adolescent Health through School-Based Approaches

Increase Adolescent Health through School-Based Approaches

Increase appropriations for the CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health to at least $100 million annually.Updated February 13, 2020Congressional Action Request U.S. Senators: Submit an FY 2021 appropriations programmatic request of at least $100 million for CDC...

Assist Youth Who Are Pregnant and Parenting

Assist Youth Who Are Pregnant and Parenting

Congress should reauthorize the PAF program because it is vital for students who are pregnant and parenting and for pregnant women who have experienced sexual violence.Updated February 13, 2020Congressional Action Request U.S. Senators: Co-sponsor the Pregnancy...

Youth-Friendly Services Assessment Tool & Guide

Youth-Friendly Services Assessment Tool & Guide

Youth-Friendly Services Assessment Tool & Guide2018 This interactive tool can help you decide if your clinic is delivering services in a youth-friendly way. Offering youth-friendly services means that clinical services are provided in a way that makes it easy and...

HPV: By the Numbers (for parents)

HPV: By the Numbers (for parents)

HPV: By the Numbers (for parents)2019HPV...maybe you’ve heard about the kinds of cancers it causes, the 30,000+ people it affects every year, or that it’s sexually transmitted (through all types of sex), but you still aren’t sure about vaccinating your child, and you...

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind

HPV: The Sooner, the Better for Peace of Mind2018HPV...maybe you’ve heard about the kinds of cancers it causes, the 30,000+ people it affects every year, or that it’s sexually transmitted (through all types of sex), but you still aren’t sure about vaccinating your...

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