Resources listed here may not be suitable for use in schools. Many are provided as resources for educators and parents.
We recommend reviewing all materials for alignment with district policy and state law before using with students. Resources are provided for informational purposes and not as recommendations from OSPI. General Resources Advocates for Youth — sex education resource center, fact sheets, tools, data on evidence-informed and exemplary sexual health education, school health equity, and training.
Answer — Sex Ed, Honestly, Rutgers University — website for professionals, teens and parents; training online and in-personlesson plans, publications, Sex, etc. The Center for Sex Education — sponsors
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Future of Sex Education FoSE — national initiative providing resources to support sexuality education, including National Sexuality Education Standards and teacher preparation standards. Healthy Teen Network — Disability advocacy posters sexual health for school-based sexual health education, including tip sheets, tool kits, professional development and other resources.
Peer Education Institute — resources and support for the development of sexual health peer education groups. Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States SIECUS — resources, Disability advocacy posters sexual health and policy information on sexuality education, including a tool kit on teaching about sexual assault, harassment, and consent.
WISE Working to Institutionalize Sex Education — national initiative providing resources and a tool kit to support schools in implementing sexuality education. This document will be useful for curriculum alignment and planning purposes and may be used in conjunction with the Standards Comparison. Sample activities to link sexual health education and ELA standards are provided.
Health Education K Learning Standards: Instructional Materials Reviews and Supports — tools for assessing curricula for use in WA schools, curriculum review reports. Available for purchase by schools outside King County. Teaching Tolerance — lesson plans and other resources to promote diversity, equity and justice in the classroom.
Includes K lesson plans on a variety of sexual health topics: Evidence-Based Resource Center, Healthy Teen Network — resources include a step framework to integrate evidence-based approaches and plan for sustainability. Healthy Native Youth — health promotion materials, including sexual curricula for American Indian and Alaska Native youth. Sexual education resources for children, teens and young adults with developmental and intellectual disabilitiesand parents and professionals.
Resource list from RespectAbility. Child Trends — data and research on adolescent health, teen pregnancy and other topics. Guttmacher Institute — Data Center allows users to build, download and share custom tables, graphs and maps utilizing data on key sexual and reproductive health indicators from the Guttmacher Institute and other reputable sources.
Healthy Youth Survey — data from WA secondary students on health behaviors and education, including sexual health. National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy — national and state data on teen pregnancy and birth rates. School Health Profiles — national and WA State Disability advocacy posters sexual health on secondary health education, including sexual health. Federal Policy Action Center, Power to Decide Campaign to Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy - provides information on policy related to sexual health education and teen pregnancy prevention programs.
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Available for free download, including teacher guides. A Slideshow from CNN. Research shows that positive communication between parents and their children can help young people establish individual values and make healthy decisions.
A major study showed that adolescents who reported feeling connected to parents and their were more likely than other teens to delay initiating sexual intercourse.
Confident, loving parent-child communication leads to improved contraceptive and condom use, improved communication about sex, and fewer sexual risk behaviors among adolescents. Healthy Teen Network — tips for parent-child communication on pornography and other topics. Hey, What Do I Say? National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy - fact sheets, data and videos on communication, including some resources in Spanish.
Sex-Positive Families — blog, tip sheets, resources for talking to kids about sexuality, consent, healthy relationships, including a reading list for parents and children. In English and Spanish. A project of Essential Access Health. All students deserve to learn about all subjects in settings that are safe and supportive, free from sexual violence, bullying and harassment.
Providing a safe learning climate is especially important when teaching sexual health education. ACT for Youth — Dating violence prevention resource library, Teens and Media Toolkit, along with positive youth development and sexual health resources. Available in 10 languages for free download, or order hard copies.
Coaching Boys Into Men — Disability advocacy posters sexual health program that trains and motivates high school coaches to teach young male athletes health relationship skills. Date Safe Project provides resources for parents, schools and colleges on consent education and sexual violence prevention.
Dating Mattersfree, online course from the CDC, available to secondary educators, school personnel, youth mentors, and others dedicated to improving teen health and reducing teen dating violence. Follow a school administrator throughout his day as he highlights what teen dating violence is and how to prevent it through graphic novel scenarios, interactive exercises, and information gathered from leading experts.
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Teens and Dating Violence — classroom Disability advocacy posters sexual health kit to support discussions about dating violence and healthy relationships in one class period. King County Sexual Assault Resource Center — offers resources for parents and teachers on prevention, consent, reporting, services, etc.
Engaging Elementary Schools in Violence Prevention from King County Sexual Assault Resource Center — offers resources for parents and teachers on prevention, Disability advocacy posters sexual health, reporting, services, etc. National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments resources on how to create and maintain positive school climate, including a "Safe Place to Learn" resource package, focused on eliminating peer-to-peer sexual harassment and violence.
Stolen Youth — information and resources on child sex trafficking. Other resources and reports also available. Students and Gender Identity: Teaching Transgender Toolkit, a facilitator's guide to increasing knowledge, decreasing prejudice, and building skills. TransActive Gender Center - based in Portland, provides resources and training to schools and other organizations in order to meet the needs of gender diverse youth and families.
Transgender Students in Schools: Welcoming Schoolsprofessional development program that promotes respectful and supportive elementary schools by providing training and resources.
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Access Matters works to equalize access to sexual and reproductive health care for teens and adults. Addressing Sexual Health in Schools: Policy Considerations, from Advocates for Youth, addresses sexual health education and access to sexual health services. American Public Health Association's Center for School, Health and Education provides resources for Disability advocacy posters sexual health about school-based health centers. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC provides resources on adolescent and school health for adults and youth, including fact sheetslinks to services, prevention information and data.
A Resource Guide for Education Agencies. Keys to Youth-Friendly Services: National Coalition of STD Directors - resources for education agencies to increase student access to sexual health services. Reaching Teens Where They Are: Learning and Teaching Home. Health and Physical Education Home.
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