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Making the Connection: Sexual Health Promotion & Sexual Violence Prevention


In this webinar, participants will learn how to boost and sustain their prevention work by connecting and integrating with existing sexual health education efforts. Violence preventionists can make the most of current national research, the Washington Healthy Youth Act, and Washington Department of Health Guidelines. We will discuss best practices related to STD and teen pregnancy prevention and sexual violence prevention. Preventionists will leave this webinar being able to make the case for why partnerships with sexual health are critical, and how to use this information to get into schools and communities.

* This webinar is focused on laws and guidelines specific to Washington State.


Kari Kesler, MA,

is a Sexual Health Educator for Public Health of Seattle & King County. She has also served as adjunct faculty at Portland State University and Texas Woman's University, teaching courses about sexuality and gender issues. Ms. Kesler trains professionals, community members and youth about a variety of topics including sexuality education, LGBTQ issues, and sexual violence, and is a co-author of the highly regarded FLASH (Family Life and Sexual Health) curriculum.

Mo Lewis

is the Prevention Services Specialist at King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, working with various communities to help prevent sexual assault and promote healthy relationships. Mo is the co-founder of the Violence Prevention Coalition and is a co-author of the FLASH (Family Life and Sexual Health) curriculum.

Rebecca Milliman, MSW,

is the Prevention and Education Coordinator at the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress. She works with youth and adults across King County to prevent sexual assault, promote healthy relationships, and create safer communities. She is a co-founder of the Violence Prevention Coalition and co-author of the F.L.A.S.H. (Family Life and Sexual Health) curriculum.

Becky Reitzes, MA,

is a Sexual Health Educator with Public Health Seattle-King County (PHSKC). Becky provides training and technical assistance to healthcare providers, community agencies, school district staff and young people around sexual health issues, including teaching comprehensive sexual health education, working respectfully with LGBT individuals, sexual violence prevention and other topics of reproductive healthcare. Becky is also a co-author of the Family Life and Sexual Health (FLASH) curriculum.

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Reviewed: March 22nd, 2016