Want to learn more about ways that you can make a difference for Texas teens? The Texas Campaign will begin offering quarterly webinars around a variety of topics related to teen birth, adolescent health, advocacy, research, and other issues. To keep up to date on our webinar offerings, join our mailing list join our mailing list.

 

Webinar: Meeting Parents Where They Are

Tuesday, August 6, 10-11 am

 

Parents are the best people in a young person’s life to provide sexual and reproductive health information; however, parent recruitment and engagement isn’t always easy. Together, Veronica Whitehead, Director of Programs at NTARUPT, and Jessica Chester, Communication Coordinator at Parkland Hospital System will share approaches to and lessons learned in parent recruitment and engagement. The webinar is geared towards social workers, counselors, health educators, and other youth-serving professionals.

Registered participants can apply for 1 hour of social work and/or licensed professional counselor (LPC) continuing education credit.

Click here to register.

Previous Webinars

Policy Wrap-Up of the 86th Legislative Session

Wednesday, June 19, 10 – 10:45 a.m. 

In a legislative session largely focused on school finance and property tax, advocates working on issues such as adolescent health and reproductive health saw some victories and some disappointments. In this webinar, policy analysts from the Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, the Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition, and Texans Care for Children will discuss the 86th Legislative Session and what it means for Texas teens.

To download a pdf of the slides used in the webinar, click here

Webinar: Teens and Birth Control

On May 29, 2019, the Texas Campaign hosted a webinar featuring Dr. Salina 
Mostajabian, Adolescent Health Physician at People’s Community Clinic and Therin Geeslin, Health Education Supervisor at People’s Community Clinic. The webinar outlined reproductive services available to adolescents, including evidence-based family planning methods and standards of care. It covered common misconceptions associated with birth control, outlined state and federal funding streams for contraception, and explored barriers to accessing reproductive care for young women.

To download a pdf of the slides used in the webinar, click here.

Webinar: Sexuality Education and People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)

On March 28, 2019, the Texas Campaign hosted a webinar featuring Dr. Nick Winges-Yanez and Dr. Karen Rayne who shared their expertise around IDD and sexuality. 

To download a pdf of the slides used in the webinar, click here.

Policy Webinar

On January 10, 2019, the Texas Campaign hosted a webinar outlining our work for the upcoming legislative session. Policy priorities will center on fiscally sound ways to ensure that young people in Texas have access to the information and health care needed to prevent unintended pregnancy.

Texas Campaign Policy Webinar Jan 2018To download a PDF of the slides used in the webinar, click here.

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