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Maryland Human Trafficking Initiative

Maryland Human Trafficking Initiative

Improving statewide coordination & multidisciplinary collaboration in responding to human trafficking involving children & youthWhere We Started Healthy Teen Network supports the Maryland Human Trafficking Initiative. This initiative was established with...

Adolescent Health Equity

Adolescent Health Equity

Adolescent Health EquityOctober 2021Educators and providers must ensure equitable access to sexual health care and resources for all youth—regardless of their ability, race or ethnicity, or sexual orientation and identity. Speakers Desiree Smith and Jerrica Davis of...

Adolescent Sexual Health Equity During COVID-19

Adolescent Sexual Health Equity During COVID-19

Adolescent Sexual Health Equity During COVID-19June 2021Join True You Maryland for this engaging and informative training hosted by Dr. Crystal Tyler, Executive Director of Ci3 at The University of Chicago. The goal of this training is to provide an overview of how...

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...

HPV: Answering the FAQs You Hear from Young People

HPV: Answering the FAQs You Hear from Young People

TIP SHEETHPV Answering the FAQs You Hear from Young PeopleHuman Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common STI in the United States but perhaps one of the most misunderstood. To prepare you to talk with young people about HPV, we’ve got the answers to their most...

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...

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...

Everyone Wins!

Everyone Wins!

Everyone Wins!: Co-Parenting Can Work for All2020As a partner on Map 2 Success, a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland Department of Health, Healthy Teen Network developed this poster, as a complement to Protect Your Rights and You're Excused!...

You’re Excused!

You’re Excused!

You're Excused!2020In the United States, students who are pregnant or parenting have rights, protected under Title IX and Maryland law. As a partner on Map 2 Success, a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland Department of Health, Healthy Teen...

Consent

Consent

ConsentU Choose to Know Digest, 2018Consent is an important topic for kids of all ages. We start by teaching young children about basic personal and physical boundaries, but by the time the teen years roll around, they need detailed information about consent in terms...

Evidence-Based Programs & Curricula

Evidence-Based Programs & Curricula

Evidence-Based Programs & CurriculaPresentations, Trainings, Training-of-Facilitators, Trainings-of-Trainers, & Technical AssistanceWe can help you build-buy in for evidence-based programs, select the program that fits your needs, prepare your health educators...

Master the Art of Training

Master the Art of Training

Master the Art of TrainingTraining Available Online & In-PersonCould your face-to-face training skills could use a facelift? Do you want to design engaging trainings that maximize learning? We've got a series of training and technical assistance to improve your...

Making the Most of Zoom Trainings

Making the Most of Zoom Trainings

Making the Most of Zoom TrainingsTrainingBuild your skills and confidence using Zoom! Experience various Zoom features, including breakout rooms, annotation, screen sharing, sharing audio, renaming, changing backgrounds, and more. You’ll also become familiar with...

Power Through Choices: Training-of-Facilitators

Power Through Choices: Training-of-Facilitators

Power Through ChoicesTraining-of-Facilitators Available Online & In-Person Ready to implement the only proven effective curriculum designed for and with youth involved in systems of care? P.S. You can now deliver this curriculum with youth virtually! While the...

Power Through Choices Training-of-Trainers

Power Through Choices Training-of-Trainers

Power Through ChoicesTraining-of-Trainers Available In-Person (Online, Coming Soon!)Do you have a team of trainers experienced at building the capacity of adult professionals? A Training-of-Trainers, or a TOT, prepares experienced trainers to conduct a...

Teaching Strategies for Sex Education

Teaching Strategies for Sex Education

Teaching Strategies for Sex EducationTraining Available Online & In-PersonWhy do we need to use a variety of teaching strategies when teaching sex education? Which ones work best, and why? What can go wrong, and what can we do about it? In this training, we'll...

U Choose

U Choose

We help you talk about the hard stuff.Where We Started Getting school and community partners to work together is so important for improving sexual health education and services. In any given community, there are often many programs and services working with young...

Power Through Choices

Power Through Choices

The only proven effective sexual health program designed with and for youth in systems of care.Where We Started After years of supporting their efforts and providing training and technical assistance, Healthy Teen Network acquired Power Through Choices, the...

Map 2 Success

Map 2 Success

Improving the support network for Baltimore City young people, ages 12-24, who are pregnant and parenting.Where We Started Baltimore City’s teen birth rate (32.6 births per 1,000 females aged 15–19) is more than double Maryland’s 15.9 teen birth rate and represents...

LGBTQ+ 101

LGBTQ+ 101

LGBTQ+ 101Training Available Online & In-PersonHow can sex educators ensure that students of all sexualities and genders feel seen and affirmed? This training covers the basic knowledge instructors need to feel competent leading discussions and answering...

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...

Why All-Gender Classrooms Work

Why All-Gender Classrooms Work

Why All-Gender Classrooms Work U Choose to Know Digest, 2020Discussing gender in the classroom can be a difficult task for some teachers and staff. Challenging situations can come up, like students having different perspectives on the subject matter or dealing with...

When Sex Education Meets Mandatory Reporting

When Sex Education Meets Mandatory Reporting

When Sex Education Meets Mandatory Reporting U Choose to Know Digest, 2020As a teacher, you know that if you suspect that a student has been abused, or a student tells you about a situation that sounds like abuse, you must report it to the authorities. Although you...

When Is the Right Time to Engage in Sexual Activity?

When Is the Right Time to Engage in Sexual Activity?

When Is the Right Time to Engage in Sexual Activity?U Choose to Know Digest, 2020In the classroom, students may ask questions like, “How do I know when it is the right time to have sex?” or “How do I know if a certain person is the right one to have sex with?” While...

What’s Law Got to Do with It?

What’s Law Got to Do with It?

What's Law Got to Do with It? U Choose to Know Digest, 2020Although you don’t need to be a legal expert to teach sex education, it helps to be up to date on federal and state laws that relate to topics that often come up, like sexting, statutory rape, access to...

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