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Parent Education

Learn more about workshops specifically designed for parents and caregivers to support open and honest conversations about sex and relationships. 

It's Time to Talk

It's Time to Talk


Many parents and caregivers seek support when they talk with their children about sex and relationships. Whether you’ve already begun these important conversations with your children or you don’t know how to start, we are here to help!

Looking for resources to get started talking with your children? Check out our Parent Resources page to learn more! 

Talking with Your Kids about Sex and Relationships


Talking about sex and relationships with your children can be a challenge for many parents and caregivers. Participants will have an opportunity to clarify their values about sexuality, learn some great tips for starting conversations, and get some problem-solving help from other parents. This workshop can be tailored for parents with children of a specific age (e.g. middle school), if needed. 

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Talking with Your Kids about Sex and Relationships (for Parents and Caregivers of Teens with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)


Providing information and support for sexual health and relationships to young people with disabilities can present unique challenges. Participants will review human sexual development, discuss tips for utilizing ‘teachable moments’, and discuss responding to behaviors. This workshop was developed by Elevatus and is facilitated by staff who have completed the Elevatus multi-day "Developmental Disabilities and Sexuality: Becoming a Sexuality Educator and Trainer" training.


Kids-Ask


When it comes to talking about sex and relationships, you are your child’s best teacher. Work on building your script to help start conversations or answer questions about sex and relationships. Tailor your responses by age and by topic!