Teen sexuality conference being hosted by Knox County Health Department
KNOXVILLE -- Adolescent sexuality will be the focus of the Women Today and Tomorrow conference hosted by the Knox County Health Department on May 9, 2012.
This educational conference provides continuing education credits for professionals who work with teens, but registration is open to everyone who is interested. The cost is $35 for professionals and $10 for students. The cost includes lunch. Registration is available at www.knoxcounty.org/health.
The conference provides continuing education credits for professionals who work with teens, but is open to everyone who registers. The cost is $35 and $10 for students, which includes lunch. Registration is available at www.knoxcounty.org/health.
Continuing education credits have been approved for Social workers and CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) and CEU approval for Nurses and Nurse Practitioners is pending.
Topics and speakers include:
• Why (some) teens need birth control - Michael R Caudle, MD, FACOG Director of Women's Health Services, Cherokee Health Systems
• The teenage brain - Dr. Clea McNeely Author of The Teen Years Explained, faculty position at University of Tennessee
• Understanding teen culture - Dr. Loida C. Velazquez Retired Adjunct Professor from UT, presently Senior Trainer for Hispanics in Education and Training
• Sex in the digital world Investigator - Tom Evans, KPD ICAC Task Force FBI Task Force Officer assigned to the "Internet Crime Against Children Task Force" at the Knoxville Police Department
The conference will be held on May 9 at 4 p.m. at the KCHD main facility, 140 Dameron Avenue, Knoxville.
Published April 28, 2012