Trainings for Adults

TPPP offers trainings to help adults who work with youth become more comfortable, confident, and informed.

Each year we offer:

  • The Annual Conference
  • Foundations - Core Skills for Teaching Sex Ed
  • Sexual Health 101
  • Sexual Health 202 
  • Six Bi-Monthly Professional Development Meetings
  • Trainings on the National Sexuality Education Standards 
  • TPPP can tailor any training to meet your organization's or school's needs. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request more information.

Annual Conference

The Annual Conference is offered each year in the spring. This daylong conference consists of two keynote addresses and two break-out sessions (conference attendees choose from 3-5 presentations each session). Find more information on the conference.

Foundations - Core Skills Training for Sex Ed

Facilitating sex education effectively requires unique skills to create safe and supportive environments and promote student learning. Teachers often receive limited training in these core skills. Foundations offers a convenient full day training which covers these skills:
  •  Climate Setting
  •  Values Exploration
  •  Managing Self-Disclosure
  •  Responding to Challenging Questions
Upon completion of the full day Foundations course, we also offer half-day supplemental modules on:
  •  Commonly used Sex Ed Strategies
  •  Cultural Proficiency in Sex Education
  •  LGBTQ Inclusive Sex Ed
  •  Trauma-Informed Approaches
Register for Spring/Summer 2019 Foundations training here
For more information about Foundations, visit
To discuss scheduling a Foundations Training, contact Meg Boyko, Executive Director at 314-884-8275

Sexual Health 101

Sexual Health 101 is a daylong training that is great for teachers, nurses, counselors, parents, youth serving professionals, anyone new to the field of adolescent sexual health or in need of an update.
Topics will include:

  • Reproductive Anatomy, Physiology and Adolescent Development
  • What works
  • Creative ways to talk about sex with teens
  • STI update
  • Today’s LGBTQ Issues
  • Contraceptive Technology Update
  • Handling parent’s concerns

Professional Development Meetings

Professional Development Meetings offer attendees the chance to network with other professionals in the field and participate in an informational meeting or training related to the field. Meetings are typically held on Friday mornings from 9-11. Click here for information on our next meeting.

National Sexuality Education Standards Trainings

The 2017 NSES Trainings were reformatted in 2017 and can be delivered by grade level along with related Department of Elementary and Secondary Education General Learning Expectations! We would be happy to bring these trainings to your organization, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

At National Sexuality Education Standards (NSES) Trainings experts in each field give trainings for participants to become knowledgeable and comfortable with the information needed to provide high quality sexual health education to youth.  Participants may choose to attend one of 3 trainings which cover all 7 NSES topics by grade level (Elementary, Middle or High School).  NSES Trainings cover the standards in:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Puberty and Adolescent Development
  • Identity
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction
  • STIs and HIV
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Personal Safety

The National Sexuality Education Standards came from FoSE, and more information about the standards can be found here.

Curriculum Trainings

TPPP has staff trained in several evidence-based and evidence-informed sexuality and teen pregnancy prevention curriculum, including Making a Difference and Rights, Respect, Responsibility (3Rs). Contact us to review options and schedule a training for your organization.

Trainings Tailored to Your Organization's Needs

TPPP would be happy to tailor a training to your organization's need. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.