Almost 50% of NYS and Upstate High School students report they have had sexual intercourse.
Pregnancy prevention and risk reduction education is vital in providing young people with information they need to protect their health and future. Our Education Specialists at Mothers and Babies are highly qualified to present evidence based curriculum to school classes, community groups, professionals and parents. We work closely with school officials, teachers, agency staff, and parents to positively impact young people lives in helping them make good choices-for now and in the future!
Using asset based strategies; our successes are measured by the positive feedback we receive during and after our programs from students, staff, and parents. Our educators engage the audience vs. lecturing to them, so that greater learning can take place.
Be Proud! Be Responsible! is a six-module curriculum that provides adolescents with the knowledge, motivation and skills necessary to change their behaviors in ways that will reduce their risk of contracting STDs like HIV and becoming pregnant. This multimedia curriculum has been evaluated and recommended by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as a “Program That Works.” (State Standards)
A series of educational modules designed to assist teens with informed decision-making regarding critical life choices and self-sufficiency. Topics include: Food Rules, Health Matters, Learning Changes, Money Talks, Legal Jams, Job World, Apartment Hunt, Exploring Healthy Relationships, Dating for Real, and Date Rape. Programs are for middle and high school students.
Parents Supporting Teens
PST is a communication series that is designed to help parents. By speaking with our facilitators and receiving information on a variety of topics, parents are empowered to begin a dialogue with their teens. Topics of sessions include: communication, bullying, self esteem, puberty and sexuality, and peer pressure, and other topics as requested. These programs may be held at schools, churches, businesses and community organizations.
We tailor our programming to best fit your needs. Our educators as our agency, is committed to promoting healthy decision making! Please contact ustoday and ask about our programs, availability and success.