Thursday, January 19, 2012
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM, CST
Whether you’re new to the field of sexual health education or are a manager of health educators, this webinar provides vital information for you! To provide the best services, you need staff and management that understand youth development issues, know their material well, and are skilled at communicating and relating to young people. The Adolescent Sexual Health Workshop Group (ASHWG) has created a set of criteria for hiring and evaluating adolescent sexual health providers that details all the skills and knowledge needed to make sure your programs and services are the best they can be. Click on the above link to register!
In the News
ClarionLedger.com, December 8, 2011
Nearly all parents of Mississippi public school children agree – sex education is needed. A study by Social Science Research Center at Mississippi State University found that 92 percent of parents support age-appropriate sex education. Click on the above link to read more!
Rothman EF, et al. (2011). Multi-person sex among a sample of adolescent female urban health clinic patients. Journal of Urban Health.
More than 7% of teen girls have engaged in multi-person sex, a new study reports – and half of them said they were threatened or forced into the act. Click on the above link to read more!
Deadline: January 31, 2012
The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Abstinence Education Services Program announces the expected availability of funding to support abstinence education activities in Texas (Project). This Request for Proposal is not limited to this source of funding if other sources become available for this Project. Click on the above link for more information.
Tools You Can Use
The Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC) announces an important new data set is now available: Health Insurance Coverage Status by Age, Race, Hispanic Origin, Sex and Income for Counties and States: 2008 and 2009. Click on the above link to access the data set!
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