Training & Professional Development

The Institute offers a variety of training and professional development opportunities on adolescent sexual health. Over 120 hours of Continuing Education credit has been available sine 2015! 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

  • Unhushed, Dr. Karen Rayne

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

  • Everyone is a Sex Educator

  • 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

  • Sex Ed for Clinicians

  • Teaching about Bullying

  • Teaching about Orientation: Identity, Attraction and Behavior

  • Train the Trainer: Transgender Training

  • Trauma-informed Approach to Adolescent Sexual Health Education

  • Unequal Partners: Teaching about Power and Consent

Institute books
An Introduction to Sexuality Education: A Handbook for Mental Health Practitioners   The Teaching Transgender Toolkit