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Training for Youth-Serving Professionals

 

Our Spectrum of Services

The PPSP Education & Professional Development Department offers an array of trainings and resources to meet your needs in the critical, but often challenging, arena of sexuality and sexuality education. We can work with you to customize a package that best meets your needs.    

For details beyond what are provided below, we invite you to read our new Professional Development brochure.

We Are Here for You

Our clients come from a wide array of fields, including:

  • early childhood , elementary and secondary education
  • after-school and summer programs
  • juvenile justice
  • parent education
  • rehabilitation
  • residential treatment
  • social services
  • other youth-serving agencies

We tailor program topics to the age group and population you serve.  Among the choices are:

  • understanding sexual development and reproductive anatomy
  • developing healthy relationships and managing conflict
  • making informed decisions about sexuality and sexual activity
  • planning and spacing pregnancies
  • preventing sexually transmitted infections
  • preventing sexual violence
  • increasing effective communication about sexuality

2010- 2011 Open Enrollment Workshops

We can both suggest a package of existing programs and/or tailor programs to your staff and the populations you serve.  

  • All workshops are from 9am-4pm at our Center City location and include Continental breakfast and lunch.
  • Act 48 and PQAS credits are available for all trainings.
  • In addition to reasonable fees, we offer discounts for multiple services, group rates and limited scholarships for open-enrollment participants
  • Now you can register online!  

Sexuality and Teens: Facilitating, Responding, Teaching 
December 14, 2010
$95

This training will help you facilitate sexuality education programs and activities with youth ages 13-18, communicate better with adolescents and respond to their questions about sexuality. All participants will receive a copy of PPSP’s Teen Times curriculum.  

Sexuality and Pre-adolescents: Facilitating, Responding, Teaching
TBD or upon request

This training will help you facilitate sexuality education programs and activities with youth ages 9-12, communicate better with young people and answer their questions about sexuality. All participants will receive a copy of PPSP’s Steps Towards Adolescence curriculum.    

Sexuality and Young Children: Positive Messages for a Healthy Future
TBD or upon request

This training will help you understand the stages of normal sexual development;use teachable moments to give age-appropriate, healthy messages about sexuality to children ages 0-8;examine your values around sexuality and the implications of those values in working with young children; andexplore strategies for dealing with difficult sexuality-related issues.                                                                                                                                                  

Sexuality and Youth in Residential Settings 
TBD or upon request 
 
This training will help you understand the stages of sexual development throughout childhood and adolescence, as well as issues of particular concern for youth living in residential settings. Participants will explore strategies for answering tough questions, handling sexuality-related issues, and navigating relationships with both the youth they work with and their parents/caregivers.

 

     
Let's Make Plans

To arrange a program or for additional information please call the Education & Professional Development Department at 215-351-5514 or email us at education@ppsp.org  


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