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Parent-Child Communication

Parent-Child Communication

Learn more about why parent/caregiver-child relationships are important when discussing sexual and reproductive health.

Workshops for Parents and Caregivers 

These workshops help parents/caregivers gain a greater understanding of why parent/caregiver-child relationships are important, the benefits of discussing sexual and reproductive health topics with their youth, and offers tips for how to start communication. Sessions are available in-person or virtually, in English or Spanish.

Topics Include:

Parent/Caregiver-Child Communication 

  • Parents/caregivers learn about the benefits of open and honest communication around sexual and reproductive health with their youth, the developmental process, challenges faced by youth, and review effective strategies to improve communication in order to promote healthy adolescent sexual development.

Healthy Relationships 

  • Parents/caregivers review the essential components of relationships, identify healthy vs unhealthy traits, and build skills to be able to have healthy discussions about relationships with your teen.

Birth Control & STIs

  • Parents/caregivers learn medically accurate information about popular birth control methods and STIs, discuss teen pregnancy and STI rates, and review answers to most commonly asked questions by teens.

Parents can support their teen by getting them involved in the Peer Program - now virtual!

Parents can support their teen by getting them involved in the Peer Program - now virtual!

Talking to your teens about sexuality and sexual health can be overwhelming sometimes – but you don’t have to do it alone. Our Peer Program is here to help! Students may also be able to count their Peer Program hours towards community services hours!