Planned Parenthood

Orange & San Bernardino Counties

Community Education and Outreach

Planned Parenthood partners with more than 100 community organizations, colleges, resource centers, and other diverse groups through tabling events and community education. Our innovative health education program encourage young people to make healthy decisions, and empowers teachers, parents, professionals, and caregivers with the tools needed to have honest discussions with the young people in their lives.

Our interactive educational sessions provide education specific to a particular subject to encourage youth between the ages of 12-24 to make healthy, informed decisions regarding their sexuality and health. This program brings culturally appropriate information on a variety of topics to address different needs of youth, and can be offered in classroom or community settings.

Planned Parenthood Services

The information below provides an overview of patient services available through Planned Parenthood health centers, community advocacy for reproductive health and comprehensive sex education, and community education services and resources.

Birth Control Methods
During this education session, participants learn about FDA approved birth control beginning with abstinence and a comprehensive educational approach to preventing teen pregnancy, including negotiation and refusal skills. This session is supplemented with birth control models and optional condom demonstrations.

Anatomy and Physiology
This session provides participants with an opportunity to learn proper terminology, relating to reproductive anatomy and physiology as they examine changes that occur from infancy through adolescence and beyond, to identify normalcy associated with development.

Sexually Transmitted Infections
Participants learn about common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) for their age group, how they are transmitted, treated, and prevented. This session is supplemented with several classroom activities to demonstrate how easily an infection can be transmitted.

This session discusses the connection between puberty and reproduction, including the emotional and physical changes experienced by males and females. Participants will also discuss the appropriate products and strategies for maintaining nutrition and healthy personal hygiene.

Healthy Relationships
Participants will examine the essential components of relationships and build skills to help facilitate discussions of what constitutes a healthy or unhealthy relationship. Participants will learn unhealthy trends amongst dating and youth, and upon completion can self-identify and prevent violence within relationships.

Bullying and Safe Social Media
This session includes identifying the different characteristics of bullying situations including physical, verbal, and cyber-bullying, including a discussion on what to do if you are a victim or bystander. Participants will gain the knowledge to become safer and smarter about using technology and social media.

New presentation topics coming soon:

• Male Involvement
• Anatomy/Physiology and Birth Control for Special Needs Participants

For questions, more information, or to request a presentation, please call:
Orange County 714.633.6373, ext. 334
San Bernardino 909.890-5515, ext. 334
Or Email: [email protected]

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Community Education and Outreach