Fact Forward Academy
Fact Forward Academy is a nationally recognized leader in reproductive health training for individuals and organizations.
“I felt so comfortable when interacting with presenter and other participants.”
“The presenter had an openness and a willingness to answer all questions and concerns.”
Introduction to Reproductive Health
Reinforce the basics and be more confident in your work as a youth-serving professional. This class covers the core concepts of adolescent reproductive health. You’ll learn about reproductive anatomy and physiology, adolescent growth and development, HIV/STIs, and contraceptive technology. You’ll also learn how to teach comprehensive sexuality education that aligns with national sexuality education standards.
- Get an overview of the most common contraceptives used by teens and be able to summarize how each one works.
- Understand symptoms and treatments for the most common sexually transmitted infections & diseases.
- Identify how personal values impact your ability to effectively teach about adolescent sexuality.
- Practice answering sensitive questions regarding sexuality, HIV, STDs, and adolescent pregnancy prevention.
- Understand what the Comprehensive Health Education Act means for you as a health educator.
- Develop a comfort level in working with adolescents and addressing sensitive topics with compassion.
Choose what works for you: Fact Forward Academy offers numerous workshop times and dates, customizable to your working group. Our classrooms are a safe space to gain confidence that you won’t get anywhere else.
Fact Forward Academy has an active training schedule. These half-day to full day sessions empower attendees with meaningful subject matter knowledge which they can apply in their workplace and daily lives. Find a workshop time that works for you.View Upcoming Workshops
We can provide training on-demand at your location with a minimum of 10 participants. Need a training for a group bigger than 10? Fill out this form and we’ll be in touch to create your custimed training session.Schedule a group training
Related WORKSHOPS: Fact Forward Academy offers educational programming on a variety of topics that empower you or your group to help young people make safer, healthier choices with evidenced-based training.
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Reproductive Health Literacy is a Life Skill.
“As a first-time program coordinator and sole facilitator for sex education programming, I had an awesome experience at the training learning how to give teens the information, skills, and confidence they need to reduce their risk of HIV.”
-Morgan Poole, MPH, Public Health Educator, Burlington, NC