Teen Health Advisory Council - Enthusiastic Consent!

03/31/2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Youth & Adults Welcome!

Join Poe’s Teen Health Advisory Council on
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
on Zoom

Enthusiastic Consent! Embracing an Assertive Voice that is Free of Shame, Guilt or Fear

An engaging virtual presentation that offers participants wisdom and insights to enthusiastically embracing giving consent for relationship behaviors that are free of shame, guilt or fear. Participants will strengthen their assertive voice for communicating their wants, needs and desires in all relationships (friendships and dating relationships).

Jean Workman has over 25 years experience in adolescent development and sexual and reproductive health. She has worked for both public health and nonprofit organizations on the local, national and state level. Jean has co-authored award-winning sexual health, teen pregnancy prevention and parental involvement curricula that are considered “promising practices” and she is a Master Trainer with the North Carolina School Health Training Center. Jean has a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health Education from UNC Greensboro and a Master of Arts degree in Nonprofit Management from High Point University.

Jean joined the staff of the Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education in March 2019 as an Occasional Health Educator. Jean loves to share her enthusiasm for inspiring competence, confidence and connectedness with young people and creating magical classroom experiences at schools, community-based organizations, and state and national conferences.

Advance registration is required HERE.

Poe’s Teen Health Advisory Council is an engaged group of young people who are serious about advocating for good health in their community and can inform Poe programming and community policy makers. The Council is comprised of a diverse group of teen health peer educators, advocates and representatives. Youth and adult leaders keep abreast of current health issues and emerging trends in Wake County. Teens, university students and adults share best practices and learn current information about pressing teen health issues from professionals.  Check below to find upcoming dates and topics, or contact Thomas at t.ray@poehealth.org to learn more.

Check back often to learn about additional topics and opportunities to join Poe’s Teen Health Advisory Council!