Intersections of Public Health, Healthy Sexuality, and Social Justice


May 2 – 3, 2013
University of Wisconsin Madison - Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706


Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin's Community Education Department is hosting our second annual statewide conference dedicated to increasing the capacity of professionals to address issues around sexuality and sexual health. This 2-day long conference includes a diverse offering of workshops to explore the intersections of public health, healthy sexuality and social justice. Workshops tracks include cultural competency, individual and community empowerment, and addressing the social determinants of sexual and reproductive health. Introductory level and advance practice level workshops will be offered for professionals with a range of knowledge and skill levels. Additionally, there will be a keynote speaker, poster presentations, resource tables and networking opportunities.

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES), social workers and nurses, continuing education credits and units have been applied for. 

Cost: $250 ($50 student registration)
Registration include a light breakfast and lunch each day

More Information: Conference Summary

Sessions: Workshop Descriptions

Register Here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SHS2013Registration


Pre-Conference Institute 
April 29-May 1, 2013
Best Practices in Sexuality Education

This intensive, 3-day training will prepare participants to provide effective sexuality education to diverse audiences of youth or adults. This training will include opportunities for individual technical assistance with program needs, such as selecting a curriculum, tailoring a curriculum to a specific audience, or advocating for effective sexuality education in school or community settings. Click to learn more

Pre-Conference Symposium 
April 29-30, 2013
Community Health Worker & Promotores de Salud

This 1 or 2-day long symposium is designed for Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Promotores de Salud (“Promotores”) as well as managers of programs that utilize CHWs or Promotores. Day 1 will focus on administrative, funding and research aspects of program planning, implementation and evaluation. Day 2 will explore the unique role that CHWs and Promotores play in meeting the health education and health advocacy needs of their communities through cultural-competency, relationship building, influencing community health norms, and connecting individuals to health services. Click to learn more


Register for Safe Healthy Strong 2013