P2P: Growing an Innovative Adolescent Health Program
Jina Sorensen, Alda Santana, Stephanie McCoy, and
Austin/ Travis County Health and Human Services Department
The Austin Health Adolescent Program’s
Peer-2-Peer (P2P) project is scaling up their peer-led sexual health education program. This workshop will discuss lessons learned from a Pay for Success feasibility study and peer educator and participant feedback, and how to secure sustainable funding. Participants will also work in small groups to design a comprehensive health and social service program model.
Becoming a CyberALLY: Develop skills to prevent & take action against cyberbullying and social cruelty in online forums
Jillian Bontke M.Ed., LPC
Anti-Defimation League Austin
This session provides practical information and opportunities for skill-building that will support
students in developing personal strategies for protecting themselves against cyberbullying and
being cyberallies—preventing and taking action against cyberbullying and social cruelty in online
forums. Participants will identify the unique features and impact of cyberbullying, learn strategies for empowering students to respond to cyberbullying and foster a culture of e-safety among youth.
From the iPhone to the Living Room: Promoting Sex Positivity for LGBT
- and All - Youth
Kathryn Gonzales and Lisa Schergen OutYouth
How do you create a sex-positive environment for adolescents and young adults that is
developmentally appropriate and fully inclusive, while also addressing safety and health?
Join Out Youth Austin to discuss strategies that promote discussion regarding these issues,
including ways to talk about safety related to social media.