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Training & Support: Evidence-Based Programs & Curricula

February 4, 2020

We can help you build-buy in for evidence-based programs, select the program that fits your needs, prepare your health educators to deliver the program...and everything else along the way to implement programs with quality and fidelity. Services include presentations, trainings-of-facilitators, trainings-of-trainers, curriculum assessment, strategic planning, technical assistance, and more. 17 Days Becoming a Responsible Teen… Read more

Training and Support: Digital Studio Services


Our Digital Studio services combine human-centered design with new technologies to help you widen geographical reach, connect with your target audience, and save time and money. Looking for training or support with social media recruitment, digital focus groups, internet advertising, app development, data visualization, and more? We've got you covered! Ignite recruitment with social media… Read more

Presentation: Sexual Health Education for Youth Involved in Systems of Care: What Works?


What does it take to provide high-quality sexual health education to youth involved in systems of care? In this interactive workshop, participants will learn how the Power Through Choices curriculum was designed to meet the needs of youth involved in systems of care. Through guided small-group work, they will explore how to overcome common challenges to… Read more

Training-of-Trainers: Power Through Choices


Looking for long-term sustainability? 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 Training-of-Facilitators on Power Through Choices, where health educators are prepared to implement the curriculum with youth. TOTs are a great way to support long-term sustainability… Read more

Training-of-Facilitators: Power Through Choices


Ready to implement the only proven effective curriculum designed for and with youth involved in systems of care? We can train your facilitators to implement the evidence-based program, Power Through Choices, with young people. We periodically offer trainings open to the public, as well as provide on-site trainings and presentations at the request of organizations in… Read more

Power Through Choices

September 16, 2019

Power Through Choices is the only sexual health program designed with and for youth in foster care and other out-of-home care. And it’s proven effective. Healthy Teen Network is the only national provider for trainings-of-facilitators and trainings-of-trainers on Power Through Choices. Copies of the curriculum are only available for purchase by training participants. Want to know more? We periodically… Read more

Community Health Educators: Men Who Have Been in the Field

August 17, 2018

According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, the future is bright for health educators: “Overall employment of health educators and community health workers is projected to grow 16 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.” By and large, I suspect most of…

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Keys to Implementing High-Quality Sexual Health Education in Schools

May 24, 2018

Lessons from Three School Districts I recently had the opportunity to spend time with three diverse school districts to find out how they were managing to help their schools implement high-quality sexual health education, despite the many obstacles that often make it hard to teach this topic. These districts received funding from Centers for Disease…

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Youth 360°: How & Where We Live, Learn, & Play Matters (Presentation Slides & Audio)

November 15, 2016

Check out this presentation, with audio, to introduce the concept of Youth 360°, holistic health promotion, social determinants of health, and the social-ecological model:

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A New Framework for Innovation

September 8, 2016

In this era of innovation in sexual health, many of us are trying to reach youth in new and meaningful ways, not only to improve our reach, but also to enhance the impact we have in their lives. In the last few years, sexual health education has migrated into digital settings such as websites, mobile…

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