In this program, we review and demonstrate the variety of birth control methods, emphasizing those that are most effective. We remind participants that their birth control method may not protect them from sexually transmitted diseases.
There is no such thing as safe sex. However, there are ways to make sex safer. An overview of STIs and HIV/AIDS leads to a discussion of behaviors that put students at risk. We identify risky behavior and teach prevention strategies, including mutual monogamy and correct condom use.
After a review of basic information about HIV/AIDS, this workshop encourages participants to assess their own personal risk of acquiring the infection. Prevention strategies are covered in depth.
In this workshop, interactive activities help students define and understand the behaviors that constitute sexual assault. Participants learn to identify their personal limits, communicate clearly and assertively, avoid alcohol and drugs, and recognize potentially dangerous situations. We emphasize that the victim is never at fault for an assault. We conclude with information about where victims of sexual assault can go for counseling and other help.
This workshop defines sexual harassment and helps participants understand the difference between harassing and flirting. We also help students empathize with victims of harassment and suggest ways to deal with harassment when it occurs.
What are relationships and how do they evolve? What qualities within a relationship are most important to me? What are the responsibilities inherent in a dating relationship? Do males and females have different expectations about relationships? These are some of the questions that students will address as they work through the values clarification exercises in this workshop.
Planned Parenthood's mission is to protect and support every person's right to make voluntary, informed decisions about sexuality and reproduction in order to lead a healthy and fulfilling life. This workshop explores the implications of that mission and discusses the strategies that have been employed to restrict reproductive choice. Thought-provoking activities help participants understand why many people believe abortion should remain safe and legal.
This program is a simulation of the Jeopardy game show with categories that focus on sexuality issues. It's a fun way to review facts and present new information.
Menopause is a normal and transitional part of a woman's life. In this workshop we discuss the biological, physical, and emotional changes that occur as women go through this phase in their lives. We review the treatments available and offer resources that participants may use to help them deal with their own issues.
Through activities and videos, educators provide an overview of the male and female reproductive system. The biological and physical functions of the human anatomy are discussed using proper terminology. Fetal development and puberty can also be integrated, depending on the program objectives.
This more academic workshop covers the legal history of abortion rights in the United States and provides information on the procedure itself.
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