When it comes to talking to their kids about sex, some parents are really comfortable, some might just need some tips or support, and other parents don’t even know where to begin.
We are here to help! Whether it is linking parents to resources or giving them talking points, the Responsible Sex Education Institute is here to assist parents with having meaningful and developmentally appropriate conversations with their children. Talk is Power, so let one of our trained educators assist you in this dialogue.
Want to have a conversation, but not sure how to start? Have a busy schedule and need us to work around it? Have a group of friends who are all wondering, “how do we do this?” Don’t worry! We are here for you! Open Minds, family talks is designed to meet parents and guardians where they are and empowers attendees with skills and knowledge to engage in life-changing conversations with the young people in their lives.
This 1.5 hour training is offered for youth-serving professionals and parents. In this workshop, participants explore risks and benefits of technology used by youth, discusses relevant laws, practical ways to help keep youth safe, and give resources for accessing medically-accurate information about sexual health and sexuality.
Did you know that youth who have open and honest conversations with their parents about sex and sexuality are more likely to delay sexual activity and use condoms and contraception when they become sexually active? Furthermore, the majority of teens say that they want to have conversations about sex with their parents! Often it is the parents who get nervous having these conversations. Never fear! The Responsible Sex Education Institute is here to help! "Like" our Facebook page to get helpful suggestions and resources on a regular basis. Just search for "Responsible Sex Education Institute" to get connected. And if texting is more your thing, we've got you covered there too! Just text the word TALK to 57890 to opt in to our free textline (standard text messaging rates may apply). Once opted in, feel free to ask a question about how to respond to your youth or start a conversation with your youth and one of our Sexperts will respond to you within 24 hours!