Teen Health Mississippi offers specialized training and professional development to build the capacity of youth-serving professionals. We are in the process of recruiting and training experienced professionals to be a part of our sex education training cadre to facilitate trainings and professional development events for Teen Health Mississippi across the state. Members of the sex education training cadre will deliver in-person and web-based training and professional development to youth-serving professionals who work in a variety of different settings.

Events delivered by the training cadre will incorporate the distributive learning process and include tailored follow-up support for participants. The cadre will be made up trained professionals working across the state with a wide array of experience and expertise.

Distributive Learning Process

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Goals of the sex education training cadre include:

  • Improve the capacity and comfort of sexual health educators to teach sex education
  • Train educators on evidence-based sex education programs
  • In the future, Teen Health Mississippi will offer a specialized sexual health educator certification for sexual health educators in Mississippi

We will update our trainings and events calendar as events are scheduled. Request a training for your site.

If you are interested in joining our cadre of trainers, please contact Emily Feher at emily@teenhealthms.org or call 601.398.9008.

SOURCES

1 ETR. 2016. “Professional Learning Services.” Accessed on May 26, 2016. http://www.etr.org/ebi/training-ta/professional-learning-services/.