Our peer-educator training programs give young people the tools they need to prevent pregnancy, HIV and sexually-transmitted infections and the skills they need to teach other young people how to protect themselves.
S.O.S. Peer Educator Training
S.O.S. (Safe or Sorry) Peer Educator Training empowers teens though a series of 10 lively workshops on abstinence, safer sex, HIV and pregnancy prevention. Adult volunteers can train with teens and offer continuing support and supervision for the peer educators.
Planned Parenthood's Health Educators offer S.O.S. training programs in Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties. There are no fees for the programs. Planned Parenthood provides all snacks, training materials and supplies.
KEY for Ages 11 - 13
KEY (Knowledge Empowers You) educates 11 to 13 year olds (boys and girls meet separately) about the changes they experience during puberty - such as romantic feelings, periods, wet dreams and acne, KEY empowers pre-teens to talk to their peers about puberty.
PEERS Program for Teens
PEERS (People Everywhere Encouraging Responsible Sexuality) is a series of four one-hour sessions that provide teens with an opportunity for dialogue and exploration of topics that are often difficult to discuss. Through PEERS, teens will obtain accurate information and skills to promote HIV and pregnancy prevention.
Contact Us for More Info
For more information about any of these programs, call Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley's Education Department.
(845) 838-1200, x103