Training

button F.L.A.S.H. Training

F.L.A.S.H. Training:
October 11 & 12, 2012 - Pocatello
October 24 & 25, 2012 - Boise
November 28 & 29, 2012 - Lewiston
February 27 & 28, 2013 - Coeur d'Alene

Health Education Training - The State Department of Education is offering health educator training on the 4/5/6, 7/8 and 9-12 Grade F.L.A.S.H. (Family Life and Sexual Health) Curriculum. F.L.A.S.H. is a comprehensive sexuality education curriculum that has been adopted and widely used in schools in Washington and throughout the United States. The curriculum aligns with Idaho Health Education Standards which were modeled after the National Health Education Standards. College Credit and Substitute Reimbursement will be provided. Visit http://www.cardeaservices.org to learn more or to register. If you have questions, contact Lisa Kramer, HIV/Health Education Coordinator, at (208) 332-6947 or lkramer@sde.idaho.gov.

Special Education F.L.A.S.H. Training:

January 30 & 31, 2013 – Boise
Idaho State Department of Education is offering a two-day training on the Family Life and Sexual Health (FLASH) Special Education curriculum for grades 7 - 12. This curriculum is designed for use in special education and mainstream classrooms. It is based on years of practical teaching experience and provides functional teacher tools for students with diverse learning needs. The curriculum aligns with both the Idaho Health Education Standards and National Health Education Standards. Visit f="http://www.cardeaservices.org">http://www.cardeaservices.org to learn more or to register. If you have questions, contact Lisa Kramer, HIV/Health Education Coordinator, at (208) 332-6947 or lkramer@sde.idaho.gov.

Welcoming Schools Training:

October 26, 2013 - Boise State University
Welcoming Schools is a comprehensive approach offering a tool kit to create welcoming schools that address family diversity, avoiding and eliminating gender role stereotyping, and ending bullying. This one-day training is designed to meet the needs of pre-school and elementary-level educators, school staff, and child serving agencies. It is STRONGLY suggested that schools bring teams to these sessions, if at all possible. This one-day session will be held October 26 at Boise State University in Boise. For questions and more information on the training, please contact Tracy Flynn at tracy@tracyflynnconsulting.com. Pre-registration is required: Visit www.welcomingschools.org/idaho-rsvp to register.


button Online Professional Development: Sexuality ABCs & STD Basics

Sexuality ABCs & STD Basics now available online.

Online professional development workshops are designed to help teachers like you. We are providing a high-quality training to health educators via professional development workshops you can take from the comfort of your own home. These workshops are tailored to fit both your busy schedule and your professional development needs.

How Online Workshops Work

Each dynamic and highly interactive workshop will be the equivalent of six hours for which you will receive professional development credit. Additionally, the course is approved for six category one CHES credits by the National Commission for Health Education cred3entialing (NCHEC). You have a month to complete the workshop at times that are convenient for you. Our self-directed workshops allow you to set your own pace while learning about adolescent sexuality. The registration is FREE to all Idaho teachers ($125 value). Contact Lisa Kramer, lkramer@sde.idaho.gov, (208) 332-6947 or Kelly Knoblock, kknoblock@sde.idaho.gov, (208) 332-6848 to receive your free access code.

Sexuality ABCs (Abstinence, Birth Control and Condoms) and STD Basics both use fun and engaging online techniques – such as podcasts, flash animation, videos, threaded discussions and interactive games – to help you:

  • understand trends in adolescent sexual behavior
  • get updates on contraceptive methods or STD rates
  • receive sample lesson plans
  • practice answering FAQs from teens
  • review laws regarding teens accessing sexual health services
  • discover the most current resources

To register or receive more information, go to the Answer Web site at http://answer.rutgers.edu.