PPRM’s Responsible Sex Education Institute’s team of trained educators serves as a source for safe, confidential, unbiased and accurate information about sex and sexuality. We offer short and long-term programming. Each program is led and moderated by educators who are at the forefront of sexual health education.
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Our Speakers Bureau offers one hour educational presentations on basic sexual health knowledge such as anatomy, puberty, healthy relationships, refusal skills, abstinence, realities of teen pregnancy, contraception, and the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. Participants gain crucial, medically accurate information on fundamental sexual health issues. Presentations can be scheduled individually, combined, or customized to meet participant needs.
Promotores de Salud
Promotores de Salud is committed to serving the Latino community of Las Vegas by offering accurate information about reproductive health. Planned Parenthood Promoters offer presentations to groups of five or more in community settings, churches or apartments. Placticas are provided by Spanish speaking Latinos who are members of the Latino community. All promotores are trained and participate in ongoing professional development be attending workshops at conferences or in the community.
Draw the Line, Respect the Line
Draw the Line, Respect the Line is an age-appropriate curriculum for middle school youth with varying levels designed for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. The program engages youth in identifying their interpersonal “comfort zones.” Draw the Line, Respect the Line is proven effective in encouraging youth to set boundaries, respect the personal boundaries of others, and empowering youth to make healthy, responsible decisions. The lessons incorporate games, role play, and other interactive methods to reinforce skills and knowledge.
All Together Now
All Together Now meets the needs of today’s youth ages 14-18 by providing necessary and accurate information on the importance of healthy and responsible sexuality. Participants who graduate from All Together Now demonstrate increased knowledge and skills around accessing reproductive health services and reducing sexual health risks.
Safer Choices is a 14-session curriculum proven effective in impacting positive attitudes and behavioral change among high school youth. The program also increases participants’ knowledge about sexual health by incorporating interactive activities, medically accurate presentations, and lessons about reproductive anatomy, refusal skills, contraception use, disease prevention, and the implications of teen pregnancy and parenting.
Dollar-A-Day is a long-term incentive based program proven effective in helping and supporting high risk teenage girls, who have never been pregnant and want to remain pregnancy free and graduate from high school. Participants meet weekly with a peer support group led by professional sexual health facilitators. Youth gain sexual health knowledge, communications skills, and techniques to delay sexual activity and/or increase contraceptive and condom use.