A CDC evidence-based program that empowers and educates parents/guardians of pre-teens (children ages 9-14) on how to be their own child’s sexual health and responsibility educator. Designed ultimately as a communication workshop, Parents Matter! helps parents/guardians dialogue more effectively with their child(ren) so that their values are being heard above those in the media.  The Parents Matter! program will include:

  • Tips on how to improve communication
  • Strategies for communicating your values to your child
  • Practice answering hard questions
  • Learning the truth about kids’ sexual behavior
  • Talking with other parents dealing with the same issues
  • Information about puberty and other health topics

Dinner and child care are included with each session.

Grade Level: Adults
Program Length: Five 2.5-hour sessions