Training & Workshops
In order to provide sexuality educators with the support they need to deliver comprehensive sexuality education, we offer ongoing trainings on a variety of sexual health topics, including an annual sexuality education conference.
To request training and resources for your school or organization, email us at email@example.com.
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A 4-PART WEBINAR SERIES FOR EDUCATORS
NOVEMBER 30, DECEMBER 2, 14 & 16, 2021
3:00PM to 4:30PM EDT
Due to the unpredictability of the Delta variant and rising rates of Covid, we are moving our annual in-person training online! During this webinar series you will gain the knowledge, comfort level and skills to teach Maine Family Planning’s 2020 edition of Best Practices in STI/HIV and Pregnancy Prevention curriculum. Best Practices is a 10+ lesson curriculum with an accompanying virtual classroom, aligned with the Maine Learning Results and National Sex Education Standards. The contents and format of the curriculum addresses the sexual health needs of youth ages 13-18.
This webinar series is FREE and includes a hard copy of the curriculum and loads of teaching materials to help you deliver up-to-date, relevant sexual health education to your students. Participants should plan to attend all four sessions to receive the 6 contact hours of training.
Who Should Attend
Attendance is free and open to all, although the content will be most relevant for educators working with youth aged 13-18. Even if you have used Best Practices in the past, you will learn about updated content and new supplements in the 2020 edition.
As a result of this webinar, participants will:
- Explore specific lessons and activities on topics such as: healthy relationships, communication and consent, decision-making, sexual and reproductive anatomy, STI prevention, barrier methods, birth control and pregnancy prevention, human sexual response and intimacy, sexual orientation and gender identity and accessing services and support.
- Understand what Maine youth want from their sexual health education.
- Practice using LGBTQ+ inclusive language and content.
- Increase comfort level and demonstrate skills in delivering lessons on sexual health topics, in-person and virtually.
- Identify and practice responding to student questions.
- Share tools, activities and resources with other educators who are teaching sexual health in Maine.