Teen Health Mississippi provides training and resources to build the capacity of youth-serving adults and organizations to effectively implement research-based strategies, programs, and services that are guided by key positive youth development practices.

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Foundations: Core Skills for Training for Sex Ed


Foundations: Core Skills for Training for Sex Ed covers the essential skills for facilitating sex education, including climate building in the classroom, understanding state and local sex education policies, facilitation techniques, values clarification, managing personal disclosure, and handling difficult questions and harassing comments.

Sex Ed Trainings


Sex Ed trainings provide customized training for your organization, school, or clinic, including but not limited to, trainings in Core Skills for Sex Education, Draw the Line/Respect the Line, Reducing the Risk, and Making Proud Choices.

Youth-Friendly Healthcare


Youth-Friendly Healthcare trainings provide a variety of youth-friendly trainings for clinics and organizations.

Parent/Askable Adults


Parent/Askable Adults trainings help parents and adults gain confidence and knowledge to talk to teens about sex, body image, and healthy relationships.

Online Training


We offer convenient, free, and low-cost online training, Answer online professional development workshops, webinars, and online courses through the Mississippi University for Women’s (The W) for sexual health educators. Learn more about each option and check back to find new opportunities.

Sexual Health Educator Certificate


Mississippi University for Women’s (The W) Professional Learning Academy has partnered with The W’s Department of Health and Kinesiology and Mississippi First to offer a Sexual Health Educator Certificate through a series of Continuing Education Courses.