Askable Adult Webinar Series - Part 3

September 17, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

This is a three-part series. You must register for part 1 to attend part 2 and 3.

Providing care and support to teens to make healthy decisions can be a challenging job. This workshop is designed for teen-serving professionals to improve their communication skills in supporting adolescents' healthy decisions. Every moment with a teen is precious; this workshop is designed to ensure those rare moments are positive encounters that have the most benefit for the teen. Never miss an opportunity - know the techniques that will have the biggest impact.  General CEUs available.


  • Describe the role of an Askable Adult
  • Describe reproductive biology in a teen-friendly way
  • Describe the link between brain development, hormones, physical maturation, sexual exploration, and teen pregnancy
  • Describe how trauma can impact a young person's behavior and communication skills
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills between adults and teens about contraception, safer sex, and other sexuality issues

Target Audience

  • Parents
  • Trusted Adults
  • Teachers
  • Nurses
  • ​​​​​​Health service providers
  • Teen serving professionals
  • Anyone


Amanda Leeson, MA, MCHES
Fact Forward Capacity Building Coordinator

Amanda joined Fact Forward in 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Education from Appalachian State University and a Master of Arts in Health Education and Promotion from East Carolina University. Amanda also obtained a graduate Certificate in Core Public Health Concepts from the Gillings School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. She is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist and brings over 16 years of experience in public health, prevention, and health promotion.


Online Webinar



Registration Deadline

August 18th, 2020 

Late registration must be approved by the training department ( or 803-771-7700), and is subject to a $25 late registration fee. 


If you are interested in additional information about this training and the possibility of having one in your area please contact our Training Department at or 803-771-7700.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made no later than 72 hours before the date of the training. No-shows forfeit registration costs.

Inclement Weather Policy: Fact Forward follows the City of Columbia for weather closings. We monitor and adjust as necessary. We make all efforts to connect with registrants via email to advise of office closing and delayed starts. In case of cancellation of training due to weather, we will refund registration fees and make all efforts to reschedule in a timely manner.

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