The National Coalition of STD Directors, in partnership with Answer, invites you to:
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Harnessing Technology to Prevent STDs among Teens
Thursday, May 17, 2012
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm EST
This webinar is for school and community-based professionals who are looking for innovative technological strategies to implement STD education among youth. The webinar will feature speakers from Answer's Sex, Etc. web and mobile site, APPCNC's BrdsNBz two-way text line, ICAH's Sex Ed Loop teen website created in partnership with Chicago Public Schools and Out for Health's new app. A tour of each platform will be provided as well as issues such as project costs, staffing and ideas for replication will be addressed.
The goal of this webinar is to provide an overview of innovative technology that can be used to educate youth about sexual health and STD prevention.
· By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to describe at least three approaches, using technology, which can reach youth online with sexual health information.
· By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to list at least two advantages and two disadvantages of using technology to reach youth online with sexual health information.
HIV/STD Prevention Coordinators, State and local education agencies, health educators, STD programs, and others working in adolescent sexual health
Follow this link to register - https://answer.rutgers.edu/course/118. For questions or problems with registering please contact Amber McNeil at firstname.lastname@example.org or 732.445.7929.
For more information about this webinar, contact Becky Griesse, NCSD’s Adolescent Sexual Health Program Manager, at 202.715.3863 or email@example.com.
ASHA Seeking Nominations for Superintendent Leadership Award
Is your Superintendent a Champion for student health and well-being?
Nominate your Champion for the Superintendent Leadership Award, sponsored by the American School Health Association (ASHA). Award criteria may be found on ASHA's website, in the Award Section under Nomination/Application Requirements for 2012. The award recipient will be recognized at the 2012 Conference of the American School Health Association in San Antonio!
The ASHA Administrative Support Council will hold an optional pre-application conference on May 1 to answer questions. The deadline to nominate your Superintendent is Tuesday, May 22.