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Birds vs. Bees: Introduction to Sexual Health for Youth

November 20, 2021 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

This interactive training for adolescents provides the participant with a general overview core concepts related to their role as a youth ambassador and/or peer educator. Topics covered include: reproductive anatomy and physiology, consent, HIV/STIs, contraceptive technology, and answering difficult questions.

 Event Target Audience:

  • Youth

 Event Trainers:

Avis Wright, MPH, CHES, & Susan Locke

Avis Wright

Avis joined Fact Forward in May 2017 after serving as a Health Education Coordinator with the Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services. She is currently responsible for the development and implementation of a variety of educational strategies that meet the identified needs of Fact Forward target markets and partners. Avis also coordinates and oversees content for our annual conference, Summer Institute. Avis graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. Her path to public health began while volunteering with health promotion nonprofit agencies. She continued her academic studies at Walden University where she obtained a Master of Public Health degree. Her interests include philanthropy, sexual health, and health education.

Susan Locke

Susan joined Fact Forward in August 2018 as the Training Associate and transitioned into the role of Partner Engagement Associate in October 2019 and then Partner Engagement Specialist in July 2021. In this role she is responsible for assisting in the planning, implementation and evaluation of all Fact Forward educational programming, technical assistance efforts and internal staff development opportunities. Locke earned a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies from the University of South Carolina. She was born and raised in NC, but now calls Columbia, SC home. Prior to joining Fact Forward full-time, Locke worked as an intern in early 2018. She is excited to continue her passion for reproductive justice through her work with Fact Forward.

 Location & Address:

Online Webinar 

Cost:

$75

Registration Deadline:

November 15th, 2021

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

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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 training@factforward.org 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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