Hosted by JWI National Alliance
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Presented by Mitru Ciarlante (ACT for Change, LLC) a lifelong children’s advocate with more than 25 years of leadership experience developing youth outreach and advocacy programs, and Rachel Dart(Sex Discussed Here), a senior peer educator and trainer at the New York City Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence.
As February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, this webinar will focus specifically on adolescents and explore the unique needs, challenges and barriers facing teenagers as they navigate their relationships and sexual experiences. The presentation will offer best practices in discussing sex and sexuality with teens as well as working with teen victims of sexual violence.
By the end of this webinar, participants will:
- Understand the prevalence of teen dating violence and sexual violence within teen relationships
- Gain an understanding of the unique needs of adolescent victims of sexual violence
- Increase their comfort level discussing sex and sexuality with adolescents