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Inclusive Anatomy & Physiology Practices

  • February 23, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Virtually – via Zoom
  • Who: Delaware middle and high school teachers and youth-serving professionals

Learn how to discuss anatomy and physiology using best practices for racial and gender inclusivity. We’ll discuss up-to-date terminology, resources for inclusive videos and images, and why it’s essential to practice inclusivity when talking about sexual health.

 

The ABCs of LGBTQIA+

  • March 5, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Virtually – via Zoom
  • Who: Professionals who serve, and parents / guardians of, people with developmental disabilities

This workshop will explore the fundamentals of LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and more) best practices and people with developmental disabilities (DD). Participants will explore the unique challenges people with DD in the LGBTQIA+ community face, and leave with helpful guidelines, resources and handouts.

 

Let’s Talk! A Workshop for Parents and Guardians

  • March 23, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Virtually – via Zoom
  • Who: Parents and caregivers of people with developmental disabilities

This virtual workshop is designed to empower parents/guardians and supporters of people with developmental disabilities (DD) to teach about healthy relationships. We will discuss how to empower people with DD to make safe and healthy decisions, and how to answer tough questions on these topics. Participants will practice new skills and leave with resources to use in multiple settings.

 

Trauma-Informed Sex Education

  • April 13, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Virtually – via Zoom
  • Who: Delaware middle and high school teachers and youth-serving professionals

Join us for an interactive training on creating trauma-informed sex education spaces whether you are teaching virtually or in person. We will discuss why trauma-informed instruction is necessary in sex education and concrete practices you can put in place immediately.

 

Sexuality and Disability 201 (2-day training)

  • April 22 & 23, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on both days
  • Virtually – via Zoom
  • Who: Professionals who serve people with developmental disabilities. This training is ideal for individuals who have previously attended the Sexuality and Disability 101 training and/or a Teaching Healthy Relationships at Home workshop.

This interactive training covers advanced level topics in sexuality and healthy relationships education for people with developmental disabilities (DD). Participants will explore concepts of disability identity, advocacy, person centered planning, examine case studies and engage in skill building around how to manage common issues that arise in school or community settings.

 

Teaching Healthy Relationships at Home

  • May 5, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Virtually – via Zoom
  • Who: Parents and caregivers of people with developmental disabilities

This workshop is designed to empower parents and caregivers to be sexuality educations for their children, teens & young adults with developmental disabilities. We will discuss how to teach about human sexuality and healthy relationships and provide practical teaching resources to use at home.

 

Nurturing Healthy Relationships for Self-Advocates – (4-week series)

  • Wednesdays, May 5, 12, 19 and 25 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Virtually – via Zoom
  • Who: Self-advocates with developmental disabilities

Join us for this four-week series for self-advocates on how to start and maintain healthy relationships. We’ll discuss dating, where to meet people who share your interests, communication in relationships and how to have happy and healthy relationships.

 

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