To register for training sessions or to learn more, please call 831-2200 extension 5925.
All Prevention Connection training sessions are held at;
Niagara Fall Public Library - Main Building Meeting Room
1425 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Prevention Connection 2011 Training Sessions
Thursday March 23, 2011 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
“Net Cetera, Net Cetera…” Chatting with kids about being online.
Technology is advancing so quickly that educators, counselors, and parents often find themselves lacking the information and skills required to help young people navigate the risks presented by the “online world”. This training covers sexting, cyber-bullying, online privacy, and discussions about other risks associated with youth’s online conduct, content, and contacts, focusing especially on sex. Each participant will receive a copy of the Onguard Online booklet, “Net Cetera: Chatting with kids about being online”.
Thursday June 22, 2011 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
The Sex Education of Young Males.
Traditionally, sex education has targeted females for prevention education leaving even experienced sex educators lacking in knowledge about how to reach teen males on the topic. This training provides participants with a better understanding of the teen male role in teen-aged pregnancy, male anatomy and physiology, male reproductive health diagnosis and services, and male-focused sex education guidelines to meet the needs of teen males.
Thursday September 29, 2011 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Over twelve million cases of sexually transmitted infections are reported annually. It is important for professionals who work with adolescents to understand how to teach them assess their risks and ways they can prevent exposure to sexually transmitted infections as well as where to find appropriate health care when needed. This training will cover STIs, their affects, and the behaviors and risks important to prevention education.
Thursday December 8, 2011 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Birth Control Methods For Teens
Every year there are more birth control options made available to the American public but which ones are right for teens? Control of one’s fertility is fundamental to being in charge of one’s life and future, yet over 50% of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned. This training will offer a comprehensive look at birth control from abstinence to prescriptions and their implications for teens and teen pregnancy prevention.