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Our education team at Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast is comprised of professional health educators who are committed to improving the lives of youth, parents, and families across our state. We’re excited to invite you to the 2019 Summer Learning Series, which consists of educational workshops designed to fit the specific needs of parents and students ages 12-18.  

Whether you’re struggling to figure out how to talk to your child about sex or how to navigate a healthy relationship as a teen, the Summer Learning Series has a workshop for you. Join us at any of the dates below to get age appropriate and medically accurate information that reinforces family values.

Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Middle school age (12-14)

Kickbacks: How to Deal With Peer Pressure
  • No one should force you into decisions you’re not comfortable with, not even your friends

  • Stay informed on what healthy behaviors look like so you can know when to say no

Relationships 101
  • Know what expectations to set before you start a relationship

  • Learn about consent and how to ask for it

  • Identify the difference between friendships and romantic relationships, and how to practice healthy behaviors in each

High school age (15-18)

What Is Sex/Am I Ready? Sexual decision-making
  • Have you sought enthusiastic consent from your partner?

  • Have you talked about protection methods?

  • What do you know about your partner’s sexual boundaries?

  • These are just a few of the many conversations to have before making the decision to be sexually active

Having a Healthy Relationship
  • What do healthy relationships look like and what are the red flags?

  • What are the signs of an abusive relationship?

  • Do you have to have sex to have a healthy relationship?

  • We’re here to answer those questions and give you the tools to recognize healthy behaviors and relationships

Parents/caretakers

Healthy Sexuality [Spanish course available]
  • Parents need information sexually transmitted infections and protection methods too

  • Stay informed so you can learn how to help your child make healthy, positive decisions when it comes to their sexuality

Register for the June 29 session

Parent/caretaker courses offered in English and Spanish. All other courses offered in English.


 

Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Middle school age (12-14)

Having a Healthy Relationship
  • What do healthy relationships look like and what are the red flags?

  • What are the signs of an abusive relationship?

  • How can you get on the same page as your parents about your relationship?

  • We’re here to answer those questions and give you the tools to recognize healthy behaviors and relationships

You Do You: Self Care and Going To the Doctor
  • Practicing self care isn’t all about bubble baths; it also includes staying on top of your health so you can stay well

  • Going to the doctor doesn’t have to be a scary experience

  • We’ll talk about the right questions to ask your doctor so you can feel confident about your sexual health

High school age (15-18)

Talking to Your Partner About Condoms and Birth Control
  • Have you sought enthusiastic consent from your partner?

  • Have you talked about protection methods?

  • What do you know about your partner’s sexual boundaries?

  • These are just a few of the many conversations to have before making the decision to be sexually active

You Do You: Self Care and Going to the Doctor
  • Practicing self care isn’t all about bubble baths; it also includes staying on top of your health so you can stay well

  • Going to the doctor doesn’t have to be a scary experience

  • We’ll talk about the right questions to ask your doctor so you can feel confident about your sexual health

Parents/caretakers

How To Talk To Your Child About Sexuality [Spanish course available]
  • Talking about sex doesn’t have to be awkward or embarrassing

  • While it may seem uncomfortable, having these conversations means that your child can turn to you when they have difficult questions about sexuality.

  • We’re here to show you how to be your kids’ go-to resource for all things sexual health

Register for the July 20 session

Parent/caretaker courses offered in English and Spanish. All other courses offered in English.


 

Saturday, August 3, 10 a.m - 1 p.m.

Future Forward

Participants in any of the previous sessions are invited to join us for a "wrap party" at a fun location TBA! 

  • What’s your future plan? Thinking about what you want in the future makes it easier to make smart decisions today.

  • Teens identify their long-term goals and what impacts pregnancy and STIs have on those goals.

Questions? Get in touch!

Call 713.831.6563 or email h[email protected].

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