Grounded in a holistic view of sexuality, Our Whole Lives not only provides facts about anatomy and human development, but also helps participants clarify their values, build interpersonal skills, and understand the spiritual, emotional, and social aspects of sexuality. They help schools and communities develop comprehensive sexuality education curricula, train teachers to provide high quality sexuality education in the classroom, and help parents talk to their kids about sex.
They educate policymakers and their staff about issues related to sexuality and train advocates on the local, state, and national levels to build support for comprehensive sexuality education and access to reproductive health information and services.
Highlighted below are issues that may be of interest to you.
A boundary is your personal physical, emotional and sexual comfort zone.
A survey conducted in June 2009 showed that 31% of teenagers age 13 to 17 reported they or a friend had experienced date violence. There seems to be a misconception that dating violence equates physical harm, but this is only one form of abuse.Does your teen’s partner put down, talk down to him/her in front of other people, and then say: “I was just joking?” Does your teen’s partner try to make him/her dependant.Forensic nurses are in a unique position to identify and intervene when dating violence affects the lives of their adolescent patients.This article will define teen dating violence; discuss risk factors, prevalence, consequences, prevention efforts, and implications for practice.The Ladies of Vision Ministry cares about issues that are pertinent to being a teenager.