Phone: 314-531-7526 x332
Email: [email protected]
Who We Teach
We enthusiastically teach people of all backgrounds, ages, religions, occupations, sexual orientations, gender identities, and abilities. Contact us to discuss our predesigned programs or to create a custom lesson.
Request an Educator
Planned Parenthood offers programs on a variety of topics and can tailor the training and content to fit your needs. Request a presentation from one of our educators using the form below.
What We Teach
Education topics can be presented as standalone single subjects or as part of a healthy sexuality series. We recommend a series in order to obtain the full benefit of our educational programs. Our programs can be tailored to meet the needs of your group or organization
Where We Teach
We teach on site in a variety of settings including: Schools, workplaces, community based organizations, religious institutions, juvenile justice facilities, adult incarceration facilities, substance abuse treatment centers, and agencies for persons with physical or mental disabilities, and in special locations upon request.
The Sunnen Family Library offers parents, students, educators and medical professionals the most extensive collection of sexuality education resources in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
Anatomy and Physiology
- Language of Sexuality
- "Male" and "Female" Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
- Menstrual Cycle
- Reproduction Myths and Facts
- Media Influence
- Person-in-environment Perspective; Influences on Self-Images
- Self-care and Self-love
- Recommended as part of a series
Consent and Sexual Assault
- Meaningful Consent
- Rape and Assault
- Coping and Response
- Facts, attitudes and decisions about contraceptives, including abstinence
- Decision about sexual activity, including abstinence
- Characteristics of Healthy Relationships
- Warnings Signs of Abusive Relationships
- Relationship Evaluation
- Dating Violence and Sexual Offenses
- Coping with Assault
- Impact of media on sexuality, identity, relationships, gender roles
- Role of media in sexuality education and personal development
Education and training can staff a resource table for community events that features educational materials, safe sex kits, services cards etc.
We do community outreach at health fairs, conferences, community programming, festivals, expos, and any community event that wants to promote sexual health education, sexual and reproductive healthcare services, and healthy relationships for their attendees.
Teen Advocates for Sexual Health
Teen Advocates for Sexual Health (TASH) is a group of teens (grades 9-12) representing diverse backgrounds from the St. Louis area. With TASH, teens learn about sexual health, sexuality and how to be advocates in their communities.
Peer to Peer Training
In collaboration with local youth-serving organizations and schools, our Peer Education program provides adolescents with a 40-hour, medically accurate, age-appropriate, comprehensive sexuality education. Topics include:
- Human Sexuality
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Human Growth & Development
- Reproductive Health & STIs
- Values & Decision Making
- Teen Pregnancy
- Teen Parenthood
- Sexual Violence
- Media Literacy
We can provide training programs for professionals who provide sexual health information to youth. Our trainers can tailor a specific program to meet the needs of your organization. A fee may apply; please speak to an Education Division presentative for more information.
Library Borrowing Policies
The following policies apply to ALL library members effective May 1, 2014, regardless of previous membership.
Puberty & Hygiene
- Puberty Changes & Coping Strategies
- Attitudes Toward Puberty
- Decisions About Relationships
- Decisions About Hygiene
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities
- Sex, Gender, and Sexual Orientation
- Recommended as part of a series
- Abstinence and Safer Sex
- Protection from Sexually Transmitted Infections
- Prevention of Unintended Pregnancy
- Life and Reproductive Planning
- Identifying Desires
- Considering Personal Objectives for Current and Future Relationships
- Obtaining Needed Testing and Safer Sex Tools
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Facts, feelings and attitudes about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV/AIDS
Membership is required to borrow any and all materials from the Sunnen Library. Memberships are available only to individuals 18 and up. There is an annual membership fee ($10 - $30) as well as fees for borrowing specific items.
Volunteer with Us
Interested in volunteering with our Education department? Volunteers help prepare program materials, table at health fairs, data entry, and much more. Apply to be a volunteer today!
Healthy friendships, communication, self-esteem, puberty
Puberty, hygiene, body image, healthy relationships, safer sex practices, STIs, birth control, reproductive healthcare
Sexual orientation, gender identity, media literacy, birth control, safer sex practices, STI prevention
Special focus on consent, sexual responsibility, healthy relationships
Persons With Disabilities
Sexual self-advocacy, sexual self-efficacy, reproductive anatomy
Parents and Caregivers
Tips for talking with children about topics of sexuality, resources for continual learning
Sexually transmitted diseases, sexual and reproductive life planning, safer sex practices, sexual pleasure, PP services, reproductive health care, birth control
Professional development for educators, social workers, youth serving individuals etc.
- Teaching Guides and Curricula
- Reference Materials
- Education Kits & Models
- Birth Control Methods Kit
- Male and Female Anatomy Models
- Empathy Belly Pregnancy Simulator
- "Baby Think it Over" Dolls
Our list of national resources encompasses national organizations dedicated to promoting sexual health, reproductive rights and inclusivity. This list of resources can help you learn more about a variety of topics, answer your question and talk to your friends and family about these topics.
St. Louis Area Resources
Our list of St. Louis area resources is meant to connect the local community with other organizations in the area doing great work in sexual and reproductive health.
Our list of resources for students seeking sexual and reproductive health information. This page is also for students writing an article or report about Planned Parenthood.
Amazon Wish List
We're always looking for new additions to our library, and sometimes, we need help securing out most sought-after titles. Our Amazon Wish List has all the books - old, new, for children, for adults - we hope to have in our library.
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