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December 2018

Best Practices Facilitator Training

December 4, 2018 @ 8:30 am - December 5, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Senator Inn & Spa, 248 Western Ave
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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Free

Learn how to implement Maine Family Planning's updated Best Practices in STD/HIV and Pregnancy Prevention Curriculum in this 2-day training! Best Practices is a 10-lesson curriculum, aligned with the Maine Learning Results, addressing the sexual health needs of adolescents ages 13-18. During the training, participants will: explore specific lessons and activities in the curriculum on topics such as: abstinence, healthy relationships, goal-setting, decision-making, effective communication, STDs, barrier methods and pregnancy prevention. increase their comfort level and demonstrate skills in delivering lessons on sexual health…

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January 2019

Fighting Forward Abortion Advocacy Training @ Bates College

January 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bates College Lewiston, + Google Map

Maine Family Planning is offering intensive trainings in different locales around the state that invite reproductive rights supporters to deepen their knowledge & skills around abortion advocacy & join us in our efforts to expand access & promote justice in 2019 and onward. There are many new challenges ahead, and also opportunities for bold action. We’re investing in each other for the long haul. Won't you join us? Registration Required: https://goo.gl/forms/3RfHu6d9lMt4yLC02 WHO: Champions of reproductive rights (and newcomers!) who want…

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February 2019

Harm Reduction 101 & Naloxone Training

February 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Commons at Central Hall, 152 Main St.
Dover-Foxcroft, United States
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Maine Family Planning is partnering with Maine Access Points & The Commons at Central Hall to bring this engaging, community-based public health education event to Dover-Foxcroft. The program will include a review of the basic principles of harm reduction, a practical demonstration of how to administer Naloxone to someone experiencing an overdose, as well as discussion of proposed policy changes related to substance use & treatment being considered in the legislature this session. WHAT IS HARM REDUCTION? Harm Reduction is…

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March 2019

Puberty Happens Facilitator Training

March 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Senator Inn & Spa, 248 Western Ave
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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$35

Join colleagues from around the state to learn how to implement Maine Family Planning's updated Puberty Happens curriculum in your school or organization during this day long training. Puberty Happens is a 3-unit curriculum, aligned with the Maine Learning Results, addressing the social, physical, and emotional changes of puberty for youth in grades 4-6.  Who should attend? Maine educators, school nurses, and other school staff who support and teach puberty education with youth grades 4-6.

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April 2019

Comprehensive Sexuality Education Conference

April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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$60.00

Please join us for our annual conference!  Stacey Vannah, Health Teacher, will be presenting our keynote.  Workshop details will be coming soon.  Our theme is "Celebrating the Evolution of the Educator".

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October 2019

Best Practices Training for Educators

October 8, 2019 @ 8:30 am - October 9, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
Maine Principals Association, 50 Industrial Dr.
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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Free

Learn how to implement Maine Family Planning's updated Best Practices in STD/HIV and Pregnancy Prevention in this 2-day training! Best Practices is a 10-lesson curriculum, aligned with the Maine Learning Results, addressing the sexual health needs of adolescents ages 13-18. This training will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm and Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. During the training, participants will: explore specific lessons and activities in the curriculum on topics such as: abstinence, healthy…

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December 2019

Got Consent? Training

December 10, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Bangor Savings Bank, 5 Senator Way
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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$35

Whether you are already providing consent education, or don't know where to start, this training is for you! As a result of this training, participants will: Be able to define consent. Understand Maine's new consent education law. Identify age-appropriate messages and strategies for addressing consent. Share lesson plans and ideas for incorporating consent in their work with youth, in and out of the classroom. Who should attend? Health educators, school support staff, community based prevention educators, other adults who work with…

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February 2020

LD 1613 Public Hearing – Family Planning Works 4 ME!

February 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Join us on Thursday, February 13 to tell elected officials: Family Planning Works for ME! Family planning services, like birth control, empower Mainers to build the lives and families they envision, to decide when and whether to parent, and to pursue educational and career goals on their own timelines. That's why we're supporting LD 1613, "An Act Regarding Women's Health and Economic Security," a bill that would replace lost federal funds with state funds to sustain Maine's existing family planning…

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March 2020

Puberty Happens Training for Educators

March 12, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Riverwatch, 14 Great Falls Plaza
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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$35

Join colleagues from around the state to learn how to implement Maine Family Planning's updated Puberty Happens curriculum in your school or organization during this day long training. Puberty Happens is a 3-unit curriculum, aligned with the Maine Learning Results, addressing the social, physical, and emotional changes of puberty for youth in grades 4-6.  During the training, participants will: explore specific lessons and activities in the curriculum's three units: puberty changes, changing bodies, and changing relationships. increase their comfort level and demonstrate skills in…

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January 2021

Roe v. Wade: Where Do We Stand?

January 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

In partnership with the ACLU of Maine and the Center for Reproductive Rights, please join us for a special conversation between Emily Nestler, Senior Staff  Attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights, Zach Heiden, Chief Counsel at the ACLU of Maine, and Leah Coplon, Program Director for Maine Family Planning’s Parker Harris and Russell DeJong Center for Reproductive Health. The conversation will be moderated by MFP board member Barbara Taback Schneider, retired attorney and former executive director of Maine Adaptive.

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