Workshops for Parents/Guardians

When it comes to their reproductive health, young people want to have conversations about relationships, love, and making healthy choices. Parents, grandparents, and guardians sometimes find it difficult to discuss those difficult topics.

We are here to help you have the tough conversations about changing bodies, healthy relationships, and reproductive health in a developmentally appropriate way with the youth and teens in your care.

  • Reproductive Health Overview
    • Provides an overview of anatomy, the menstrual cycle, STIs, and birth control methods.
  • Why to Have “The Talk” With Your Kids
    • Designed for parents and caregivers, this session reviews the importance of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) for youth, dispels some common misconceptions about CSE, and provides tips to get talking with the youth in your care.
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
    • Reviews differences in types of STIs and provides general information about STIs, their prevention, and their treatment. 
  • Healthy Relationships
    • Helps individuals identify healthy and unhealthy behaviors, recognize red flags and green flags, discusses multiple types of abuse and the cycle of abuse as well as how to healthily resolve conflict with partners. 
  • The Menstrual Cycle
    • Covers the phases of the menstrual cycle, what a regular cycle could mean, what to talk to your doctor about, and how pregnancy causes changes to the menstrual cycle.
  • Birth Control Options
  • Couples Chat: Family Planning Together
  • Faith and Family Planning: How Comprehensive Sex Ed Fits in Faith-Based Communities

For more information about hosting a session or if there is a topic you don’t see that you’d like covered by A Step Ahead Chattanooga educators, please reach out to us below.

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