Reproductive Health Facilitation

The Young Women’s Resource Center has four certified Sexual Health Educators ready to share comprehensive, accurate, and age-appropriate reproductive health education and resources in an empowering environment. These YWRC staff members have prior experience facilitating a range of reproductive health topics within Des Moines Public Schools/surrounding districts and as part of our After School programs.

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Topics covered:

  • Puberty
  • Reproductive anatomy
  • Menstruation
  • Birth control
  • STDs/HIV
  • Testing options

How does this work?

YWRC Empowerment staff can offer one-time presentations, co-facilitation with
health/PE/other courses or four-week long small group sessions for 5th – 12th grades.

Presentations and facilitations will happen virtually, via Microsoft Teams or Zoom.

Dates and timing are flexible to accommodate the best fit for school/student schedules.

 

Why is this important?

Reproductive health education is important for the overall health and wellbeing of young individuals. This includes their knowledge of changes in their bodies and safe sexual
practices. By providing accurate, inclusive information with a trusted adult, students can learn without stigma or shame. While the ability to gather in person has become more
difficult, we believe it is still important for them to have access to this important information.

 

Ready to collaborate or learn more?

Contact YWRC Empowerment Specialist Chelsea  via email or by calling (515)244-4901.

 

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