TTSE provides comprehensive sexuality interactive trainings for teachers and health professionals working with youth ages 11-18. The goal of our trainings is to increase knowledge, skills and comfort to those teaching comprehensive sexuality education to students of different ages. We also strive to promote medically accurate, age-appropriate information. These training cover best practices in teen pregnancy and STD prevention; focusing on CA Education Code (51930-51939) and the newly adopted Health Education Content Standards for California Public Schools, within the Growth, Development, and Sexual Health area. Continuing Education Units available.
We offer two types of teacher trainings:
- Open Enrollment Training (you come to us)
- In Service Training (we come to you)
2013 Teacher Training Sessions: TBA
Fees for Teen Talk Trainings
- Early bird registration: $240 without a CE unit or $325 with a CE unit (by CSU East Bay- pending approval)
- Registration after early bird: $290 without a CE unit or $375 with a CE unit (by CSU East Bay- pending approval)
- Late Registration: $340 without a CE unit or $425 with a CE unit (by CSU East Bay- pending approval)
Fees for Puberty Talk Trainings
- Early bird registration: $180
- Registration after early bird: $195
*You may pay by pay pal, check or purchase order. 50% refund if you cancel 72 hrs in advance. Must attend both days to receive CE unit.
- Each participant will receive a hard copy of either the Teen Talk, Middle School or Teen Talk, High School curriculum.
- Coffee, Snacks, & Lunch provided.
For questions, please contact Perryn Rowland, Director of Programs and Services at 650-367-1937 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- California education code (51930-51939)
- How to use the Teen Talk curriculum
- Teaching about dating and relationships
- Values clarification in sexuality
- Teaching about abstinence
- Birth control updates
- Sexually transmitted disease overview
- How to teach about abortion
- Relationship abuse
- Drugs and Sex
- How to answer tough questions
- Reproductive anatomy
- Encouraging parent communication
- Teaching about homophobia and sexual orientation
- Sex and the media
- And more….
Participants will receive a hard copy of the bilingual Teen Talk curriculum.
Receive a Continuing Education Unit (pending approval)
This interactive and fun training will cover the areas required by the new sexuality education policy. You will learn updated information on this subject, as well as activities you can take back to your community. Ideal for middle school and high school teachers, and community/health educators.
- Participants will develop an understanding of the scope and range of sexuality issues that can and should be covered in a Comprehensive Sexuality Education Program.
- Participants will learn and practice basic teaching techniques that have been used extensively in teaching sexuality.
- To help participants learn interactive teaching strategies based on accurate, updated information about contraception.
- To help participants present student use of contraception as a part of an ongoing responsible, safe and healthy relationship.
- To help participants update their information about sexually transmitted diseases and learn interactive teaching strategies to address infections and risk reduction.
- Participants will be able to explore how the media influences attitudes and values about sexuality.
- Participants will work to clarify their own values about issues in sexuality that may have an impact upon how they teach and how comfortable they feel with certain information.
- Participants will be able to identify how gender role stereotyping can affect self-esteem and body image.
- Participants will be able to identify different types of abuse.
- Participants will be able to discuss issues regarding sexual orientation.
- Participants will understand the recent changes in Education Code, relevant to sexuality education: Comprehensive Sexuality Education and HIV/AIDS Act (Ed Code 51930-51919).
- To see a sample agenda, click here.