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revolutionizing sexuality education one educator at a time

training catalog

answer training staff

Elizabeth Schroeder, Ed.D., M.S.W. (Executive Director)

Nora Gelperin, M.Ed. (Director of Training)

Nikita Correa (Trainer)

Dan Rice (Online Trainer)

Michelle Scarpulla, M.P.H., M.C.H.E.S (Trainer)

Teri Tomatich, M.Ed. (Online Trainer)

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These three words describe Answers belief that teens are capable of making smart, healthy choices when the adults who work with them give them honest and medically accurate information about sexuality. This belief, based in research and best practices, is the basis for how we approach training adult professionals and reaching teens through Sex, Etc. Our trainings have been designed to provide youthe educatorwith the information and skills you need to provide the youth in your life with essential, sometimes life-saving information. As Answer continues offering cutting-edge workshops and products, we hope youll join us to keep building the knowledge and skills you need to offer the best sexuality education possible for youth.

about answer
Since 1981, Answer has been supporting young people and the adults who work with them through our professional workshops and resources. To date weve trained tens of thousands of educators, distributed hundreds of thousands of issues of Sex, Etc. magazine and and reached millions of teens through Sexetc.org. Funding to support Answers workshops comes in part from  ary Owen Borden Foundation, Ford Foundation, The George Gund Foundation, Harbourton M Foundation, The Franklin and Catherine Johnson Foundation, H. van Amerigen Foundation, WestWind Foundation.

webinars

All Webinars are scheduled from 3-4 p.m. Eastern time.

beyond the lesson plan series


L  ose the Slides: Moving Beyond Scare Tactics to Promote Comprehensive Sexuality Education - 11/8/2012  From the Classroom to the Clinic: Making Effective Linkages With Health Services - 12/13/2012  TMI?: Keeping Appropriate Boundaries When Working With Youth - 2/14/2013  Getting Past the Fear: Teaching About Sensitive Topics in Sexuality Education - 3/14/2013  Im So Glad You Asked Me That: Answering Tough Sexuality Questions - 4/11/2013  Condom Demonstrations: Invaluable Skills Building for Teens - 5/9/2013

reaching the underserved mini-series


Addressing the Unique Needs of Gay Male Youth - 2/6/2013  Its Not a Phase: Addressing the Sexuality Education Needs of Bisexual Youth - 2/13/2013  Meeting the Unique Sex Ed Needs of Youth in Foster Care - 2/20/2013

special topic webinars


 Making the National Sexuality Education Standards Work for You - 10/23/2012  The Wonder Years: Teaching Sexuality Education in Middle School - 11/13/2012 C  urrent Trends in Teen Sexual Behavior (co-facilitated by a Sex, Etc. teen editorial staff member) - 10/18/2012

webinar subscription
Breaking News: Whats Trending in Sexuality Education For a yearly fee, you can participate in monthly webinars and have access to the latest information and trends in sexuality education from our nationally recognized training staff. Along with these updates will be strategies for using the information in your educational programming and suggestions for developing an inclusive atmosphere for youth. Your subscription includes three issues of Sex, Etc. magazineAnswers award-winning educational publication written by teens, for teens. Register anytime to gain access to these unique monthly webinars! Read descriptions of all our webinars and purchase CD recordings at answer.rutgers.edu/course.

online workshops
Answers Flexible, Six-Hour Online Workshops
Answer offers three dynamic, interactive online workshops that are self-paced with the assistance of live instructors and 24/7 user support. Participants work through six dynamic, interactive modules and receive invaluable resources.
Sexuality ABCs (Abstinence, Birth Control and Condoms) While learning about the latest trends in teen contraceptive use, you will leave this workshop with a deeper understanding of contraceptive methods and how to develop and teach lessons that are designed to help reduce rates of unintended teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Answers LGBTQ Issues in Schools workshop offers professionals a valuable and engaging forum to explore the complexities of LGBTQ concerns. The interactive modules promote self-reflection and increased awareness. It is an excellent opportunity for all educators to expand their competency in creating safer schools for LGBTQ youth and families.
Judy Chaisson, Los Angeles Unified School District

STD Basics Are you up to date with the statistics? Do you teach about STDs, but find it dry and boring? This workshop will help increase your general knowledge of STDs and your ability to develop compelling ways to pass this information to young people through valuable lesson plans, resources and guidance from our online instructor. LGBTQ Issues in Schools In order to effectively reach any group of learners, we need to know their unique needs and challenges, as well as what does and does not resonate with them. This workshop will increase your knowledge of LGBTQ issues and how to make your learning environments more inclusive and welcoming for all students.

other opportunities

Develop Your Staffs Skills If online offerings are not what youre looking for, maybe you would like Answer to create workshops tailored specifically to your organizations or schools needs. Answer trainings are conducted by nationally recognized, award-winning trainers who will support your efforts to improve the state of sexuality education in your school, organization or community. Contact Todd Slawsky, Answers director of marketing and administration at 732-445-7929 or tslawsky@rci.rutgers.edu to schedule a training today. Use Teen Voices to Make an Impact Answer already has an award-winning tool to help you accomplish this goalSex, Etc. magazine. Sex, Etc. is perfect for any educator who wants to make an impact on young people, but who has little time to do so. Using our teen-written magazine and lesson plans written by our expert trainers, youll reach young people through the experiences of other young peoplesomething research shows to be effective. Sex, Etc. magazine is also great simply to have available in waiting areas to get teens talking with trusted professionals about sexuality and sexual health. Scan the QR code on the back of this catalog with any mobile device or visit answer.rutgers.edu to subscribe to Answers free monthly e-newsletter.

registration
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