Brave Conversations: Utilizing trauma-informed approaches to talk to youth about sex

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This workshop will provide guidance to youth-serving professionals so they can have brave conversations with youth. We will discuss the need for trauma-informed sex education, analyze shaming language and discuss how to incorporate trauma-informed practices in daily work.

 

Training Objectives
1. Articulate the importance of trauma-informed sex education for youth who have been maltreated.
2. Identify the ways in which prevalent cultural attitudes affect the way we think and educated about adolescent sexuality
3. Practice responding scenarios about youth and sexuality in ways that are positive, normalizing and inclusive.

 

Audiences: youth-serving professionals and caregivers

 

If you are interested in Brave Conversations please contact Shannon Mann-Butler@austin.utexas.edu