Content Tagged With: 'educators'

What types of sexual health education are the most effective at helping adolescents protect themselves against unwanted pregnancy and STI?The primary goals of sexual health education are to avoid negative sexual health outcomes and to enhance sexual health. A considerable body of scientific...
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Topics: educators, Youth
Sexual Health Education - Influencing Behaviour Educators used to provide only sexuality information, hoping that knowledge would affect behaviour.  We know that providing information alone is a poor use of our limited sexuality education time.  In order to influence healthy choices, educators have...
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Topics: educators, Youth
Although heterosexual service providers are often called upon to work with lesbian, gay and bisexual youth there are sometimes questions about whether they should. The answer is clearly “YES”, providing heterosexual service providers take steps to ensure they are knowledgeable, informed, and aware...
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Topics: educators, Youth, LGBT
There are a number of confusions about sexuality education, one of which is defining it as “sex education”. The word “sex” is used in our culture to mean sexual intercourse. “Sexuality” is a much broader word and its meanings include sexual values and decision-making, biology, emotions, gender...
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Topics: educators, Youth
From birth to death, we are all sexual persons. Our sexuality is part of everything we are and everything we do. It includes: Our bodiesOur personalitiesOur relationships with friends and familyOur sexual relationshipsOur sexuality shows itself in different ways at different times in our lives. ...
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Topics: educators, Youth