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Monday, August 13 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Promoting Responsible Sexual Health Advocacy and Treatment for High School Students LIMITED

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Since 2014, Broward County Public Schools (FL) has been part of a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The objective of the agreement is to decrease the risks taken by students in regards to sexual activity. Through data gathered from students in surveys from 2014 and 2016 there have been significant improvements in students knowledge about HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections. In addition, sexual activity rates have lowered. Students are more readily informed about the agencies in the county who provide services related to sexual health, mental health, domestic and family relationships. Our work provides opportunities for students to access HIV and STI health screenings at their schools on a regular basis. We provide services to whole school student, staff and parent populations. We work even more specifically with ASMM, Adolescent Sexual Minority Males. Through data gathered by CDC, this particular group has the highest incidence of new HIV and STI infections.

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Dr. Kevin O'Connor

Instructional Facilitator, Broward County Public Schools
I will be presenting on a series of videos entitled "Tips for Parents on Talking to Youth about Sexual Health." Broward County Schools provides these videos to parents to help them talk about sexual health to their children. The 18 videos are each about 3 minutes in length. These... Read More →

Monday August 13, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm CDT
303 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA