Training and Professional Development


The Institute offers a variety of training and professional development opportunities on adolescent sexual health. To search for upcoming opportunities, please visit Temple University’s non-credit registration site and search “IASH” courses.

The Institute partners with experts and organizations to bring top-quality training experiences to youth-serving professionals in Pennsylvania.


Institute partners
Partnerships have included:
  • Center for Sex Education

  • LGBT Center of Central PA

  • Resources for Resolving Violence

  • Search Institute

  • PA Coalition against Rape

  • PA Department of Health

  • PA Department of Education

  • Persad Center


Professional Development opportunities have included:

  • 40 Developmental Assets

  • Adolescent Sexual Health PA Conferences 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Adults as Allies:  Overcoming Adultism and Building Partnerships with Youth to Support Healthy Adolescent Sexuality

  • Changes, Changes, Changes Puberty Education

  • Gender Inclusivity in PA Schools:  Creating a Safe and Supportive School Climate

  • Great Mentoring:  Positive Conversations with Young People about Sexual Decisions

  • LGBTQ Sensitivity and Cultural Competency

  • Sex Ed in the Digital Age

  • Teaching about Bullying

  • Trauma-informed Approach to Adolescent Sexual Health Education

  • Unequal Partners: Teaching about Power and Consent

Institute books