COMPREHENSIVE SEXUALITY EDUCATION CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE HOMEPAGE

VIRTUAL | APRIL 7 - 8, 2022 |1 – 4 PM EST

We are glad you could join us for our second virtual conference!

  • Please fill out the conference evaluation and CE / contact hours request form, which is available here. Your feedback is important to us and helps us improve and ensure funding for future conferences.
  • In the evaluation form, you can also request CE/ contact hours which will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the conference.
  • If you have not already received a swag bag in the mail, you will be receiving one shortly from MFP.
  • All of the sessions below were recorded live on April 7th and 8th. If you would like to enable closed captioning, please do so in the YouTube settings.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out:

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MFP 2022 conference program

SESSION INFORMATION AND ZOOM INVITATIONS BELOW

APRIL 7 (all times in EST)

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1:00 – 2:30PM

WELCOME AND KEYNOTE

Socially Just
“Sex Ed for All”
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Dr. Tanya Bass
she/her/hers

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Tanya’s Presentation & Resources

A Review of the History of Sex Education

Meet our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Tanya Bass!Dr. Tanya M. Bass (she/her) is an award-winning sexuality educator and a mental health advocate that is committed to advancing health equity through culturally responsive and inclusive professional development. Her services include training and consultation on health-related topics, to include reproductive health, HIV/STD prevention, women’s health, health equity, cultural consciousness, socialization and implicit bias, and other related topics. She provides support for other educators, trainers, and facilitators to help them improve their training and facilitation skills utilizing best practices and the principles of adult learning.

2:45PM – 4:00PM
WORKSHOP

Towards Cultural Responsiveness in the Sex Ed Classroom
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April Perkins
she/her/hers,
Deqa Dhalac
she/her/hers,
Amelia Lyons
she/her/hers

Maine DOE

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Towards Cultural Responsiveness in Sex Ed Classrooms Presentation

2:45PM – 4:00PM
WORKSHOP

Queering Consent
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Kat Duvall
she/her/hers
SARSSM
Caroline Wheeler
they/them/theirs
Through These Doors

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Workshop Resources

Queering Consent Presentation

2:45PM 4:00PM
WORKSHOP

Teen Pregnancy and Moving Beyond “Prevention”
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Olivia Pennington
she/her/hers
PPNNE

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2:45PM – 4:00PM
WORKSHOP

Centering the Disability Experience: Normalizing Sexuality
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Rachel Kaplan
she/her/hers

Kintsugi Consulting

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Workshop Resources

Centering the Disability Experience Presentation

APRIL 8 (all times in EST)

All sessions will be recorded and can be watched after the conference.



These workshops were recorded live from 

1:00PM – 2:15PM

1:00PM – 2:15PM
WORKSHOP

Queer Sex Ed 201
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Aspen Ruhlin
they/them/theirs
Mabel Wadsworth Center

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Queer Sex Ed 201 Presentation

1:00PM – 2:15PM
WORKSHOP

What’s New in Sexual Health?
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Vanessa Shields-Hass
she/her/hers
Maine Family Planning

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What’s New in Sexual Health Presentation

1:00PM – 2:15PM
WORKSHOP

How Do Gender Stereotypes Affect the Way We Teach Sex Ed?
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Danny Mejia and Youth Council Members
he/him/his
Maine Boys 2 Men

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EVALUATION LINK 

An option to request CE/ Contact hours is included in the evaluation form. Your feedback is important to us and helps us improve and ensure funding for future conferences.

2:30 – 3:30PM
PLENARY SESSION
“Lessons from the Field”

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MEET OUR ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Stacey LaFlamme – Maine CDC

Jean Zimmerman – Maine Department of Education

Karen Wyman – Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence

Dr. Sandra Caron – University of Maine

Elijah Wabnitz – New Beginnings

Lisa Ravar – Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Aspen Ruhlin – Mabel Wadsworth Center

Jennifer McCann – LCSW /Sexuality Educator

This conference was funded, in part, by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services/Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and New Beginnings, through a grant from the Maine Department of Education.