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Planned Parenthood

Middle & East Tennessee

Professional Trainings

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Professionals can take advantage of community workshops sponsored throughout the year, in-service sessions designed to meet an organization's specific training needs, or one-on-one consultations.

For more information or to arrange a training event for your group, please call PPMET's Education and Training Department.

Nashville area: 615.345.0952
Knoxville area: 865.231.9694

“I feel more empowered as a facilitator” - Professional Training Participant

“Excellent information provided in an engaging way. Great Educator!"            - Conference Attendee

Sexuality Education Training Series (SETS)

*Spring 2016 SETS registration is OPEN! Click here to register online now.*

This intensive 3.5 day course will equip professionals with the knowledge, skills, and comfort needed to empower students and clients in informed sexual health decision making. 

Utilizing hands-on practical experience, discussion, and topical lecture, participants will leave equipped to address tough sexual health topics. Participants will:

  • Learn best practices for facilitating sexual health discussions (values/philosophy, language, activities, and boundary setting)
  • Experience practical tools for facilitating group discussions, education sessions, and decision-making processes
  • Gain up-to-date sexual health knowledge
  • Enhance sensitivity to diverse perspectives on sexuality and relationship
  • Practice handling controversial topics
  • Gain tools for creating safe spaces for your students/clients
  • Expand knowledge of community resources

“I would recommend this training for anyone! The training was holistic, and could be applied in many professional settings.” - SETS Participant

“Thanks so much… I've been doing this blind for so long and I feel like you gave me my eyes!!” - SETS Participant

Youth Competency Training

In Nashville, the PG-13 Players write skits that tackle tough issues and engage the audience in conversation. These performances seek to help youth explore options and help skills needed to deal with real-life situations. For parents and professionals, these performances help develop skills in their communication and understanding of issues today’s youth face.

“Thank you so much for bringing the PG-13 Players. The medical students in attendance clearly got a lot out of the presentation and the role plays.”      - Professor

“Loved the training! Very beneficial to hear the teen point-of-view!”
- Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victim Advocate

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Professional Trainings