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Talking with Youth about Sex, Sexuality, and Media

About This Webinar: Participants will learn how to help and prepare children and youth to practice better decision-making in regards to their bodies and the bodies of others. We also discuss best practices for having substantial conversations on understanding pornography, sex, and sexuality. This presentation is for professionals working with children and their families, caregivers,… Continue Reading Talking with Youth about Sex, Sexuality, and Media

Understanding Children’s Sexual Knowledge and Behavior from a Developmental Perspective

About This Webinar: Children’s sexual development begins before birth and continues throughout childhood – similar to their social, emotional, cognitive, and moral development. Sexual development is also informed and guided by these other developmental domains. Thus, sexual development is much more than just body changes, sexual knowledge, and sexual behaviors. It also includes the development… Continue Reading Understanding Children’s Sexual Knowledge and Behavior from a Developmental Perspective

Supporting the Social–Emotional Development of Young Children: Ideas, Strategies, and Resources

About This Webinar: Social–emotional development has often been referred to as the “secret ingredient” for children’s success. Children who have a strong social–emotional foundation not only do better academically, but also tend to be happier, have more friends and show greater motivation to learn. All early childhood professionals play an important role in helping children… Continue Reading Supporting the Social–Emotional Development of Young Children: Ideas, Strategies, and Resources

Considering Culturally Congruent Responses to Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior

About This Webinar: This presentation will review the influence of culture and ethnic diversity on families and youth impacted by problematic sexual behavior. We will also discuss how providers can respond congruently towards the goal of understanding and healing. A culturally competent provider needs to learn and examine other belief systems. Cultural humility involves understanding… Continue Reading Considering Culturally Congruent Responses to Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior

Teens, Sexual Behavior and the Law

About This Webinar: This webinar will focus on successfully communicating necessary legal knowledge with youth. Learn from an evidence-informed, school-based program that provides teens and their guardians with interactive delivery of information and relevant laws to help them make educated and informed decisions regarding relationships, sex, and sexting. This session will illustrate the program, explain… Continue Reading Teens, Sexual Behavior and the Law

Using Children’s Books and Storytelling to Connect Literacy and Social Emotional Development

About This Webinar: Did you know that literacy and social emotional development occur on a parallel path? Well, it’s true! Early childhood professionals can connect literacy and social emotional development activities across their daily schedules and routines. This provides children with many opportunities to practice these developing skills. Children’s books and storytelling can be fantastic… Continue Reading Using Children’s Books and Storytelling to Connect Literacy and Social Emotional Development

Juvenile Justice Responses to Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior

About This Webinar: This session will provide an introduction to the juvenile justice system and the juvenile court. Information regarding processing juvenile cases, court hearings, roles and responsibilities, adolescent brain science, restoration and rehabilitation for juveniles, and diversion programming for youth will be presented. The unique challenges of military-connected youth who enter the juvenile justice… Continue Reading Juvenile Justice Responses to Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior