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imi to Receive 2022 Healthy Teen Network Innovation Award

imi to Receive 2022 Healthy Teen Network Innovation Award

imi is an innovative free, digital tool designed with and for LGBTQ+ youth explore and affirm their identity and learn to cope with stress...and it’s proven effective! August 26, 2022Healthy Teen Network is pleased to announce imi as winner of the 2022 Innovation...

These Two Designers Published a Visual Guide to Gender Fluidity

These Two Designers Published a Visual Guide to Gender Fluidity

Ever wondered what “nonbinary” and “gender nonconforming” really mean? Or if it's grammatically correct to use “they” as a singular pronoun? You’re far from alone. Words By Ali CottongVisuals By Brooke ThyngAugust 12, 2021 Ever wondered what “nonbinary” and “gender...

Un/Filtered: Highlights from #HealthyTeen20

Un/Filtered: Highlights from #HealthyTeen20

Now is the time to talk to youth about sex and technology.December 11, 2020 From sexting to dating apps, young people are connected to technology and digital media more than ever, and this connectivity is helping shape their virtual and physical relationships with...

Power to Decide Recognized with Youth 360º Innovation Award

Power to Decide Recognized with Youth 360º Innovation Award

Power to Decide is on the forefront of leveraging technology to support young people's connection to sexual health services.November 16, 2020Healthy Teen Network is pleased to announce Power to Decide as winner of the 2020 Youth 360º Innovation Award. (Learn more...

Sheila VanWert Recognized with Outstanding Former Teen Parent Award

Sheila VanWert Recognized with Outstanding Former Teen Parent Award

In honor of Sheila's  dedication to others and using her own life experience to make a difference in the worldNovember 16, 2020Healthy Teen Network is pleased to announce Sheila VanWert, BSW, MS, as the Outstanding Former Teen Parent Awardee. (Learn more about...

It’s Almost Here…#HealthyTeen20

It’s Almost Here…#HealthyTeen20

Dating apps, sexting, user-generated media, sex toys powered by AI, viral memes, porn…and so much more. Ready to talk about sexuality in the connected age? By Janet Max, MPH, CHES By Rhoda Smith, Board ChairNovemeber 13, 2020Back in 2019 (was that only last year?),...

#HealthyTeen20 Is Going Virtual!

#HealthyTeen20 Is Going Virtual!

This year, our theme represents a very clear need to understand how our field is reaching those we serve and how teens are using technology to connect to the world around them.Janet Max, MPH, CHES September 22, 2020J oin Us Online for Un/Filtered: Sexuality in the...

6 Edtechs Compete in a Voice Challenge

6 Edtechs Compete in a Voice Challenge

This is an excerpt from an article posted on EdSurge by Diana Lee featuring one of Healthy Teen Network’s latest innovations. May 7, 2020 T hree finalists focus on student life skills to win. In July 2019, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and SXSW EDU issued a challenge to...

New Elearning Now Available! How to Talk About Dual Protection

New Elearning Now Available! How to Talk About Dual Protection

Have you seen the rising rates of STIs and falling rates of pregnancy? Do you know how to respond to a young person who is resistant to using condoms?By Ella Dorval Hall April 9, 2020R esearch shows that pregnancy rates are decreasing and STI rates are increasing....

Help Young People Make a Game Plan for Their Health with Volt20

Help Young People Make a Game Plan for Their Health with Volt20

We wanted to create a virtual tool that educators and students love. The goal is to help young people create a plan for a healthy future.March 26, 2020Looking for a way to engage the young people you work with while maintaining social distancing? Consider using Volt20...

Professional Development You Can Do While Social Distancing

Professional Development You Can Do While Social Distancing

If you are looking for professional development opportunities, these elearning units are ready and waiting for you.By Gina Desiderio September 22, 2020Stuck inside? I know, I know…most of us are indeed stuck inside, doing the best we can to keep up with life while...

Iterate and Pivot: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

Iterate and Pivot: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

We are excited to share these lessons we learned in internet advertising.By Genevieve Martínez García, PhD February 27, 2020This is part five of a series. Miss something? Check it out: Introduction Lessons 1-2 Lessons 3-4 Lessons 5-6 Each video in this elearning...

Why do we NEED to talk about technology and sexuality?

Why do we NEED to talk about technology and sexuality?

We need to update our sex ed to address more questions about sexuality, including the role of technology.By Ella Dorval Hall January 30, 2020How are young people using technology to tend to their sexuality? How is technology shaping young peoples’ intimacy? And how do...

Platform and Targeting: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

Platform and Targeting: More Lessons Learned for Internet Advertising

Looking to recruit youth for research studies? Harness the power of internet advertising in your recruitment efforts. By Genevieve Martínez-García, PhDJanuary 9, 2020This is part four of a series. Miss something? Check it out: Introduction Lessons 1-2 Lessons 3-4 Each...

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