Presenter Information

Steicy Martins

Date

5-3-2021

Faculty Sponsor

Michele Sweeney

Abstract / Description

The purpose of this undergraduate internship project was to educate Chelsea (MA) youth about sexual health. The creation of a survey collected current sexual practices and health knowledge of local youth. As a result of the survey, a sexual health workshop was created and publicized utilizing social media platforms, and virtual event planning strategies. The workshop included free sexual health kits, open ended discussions, and resources and guidance for those of age beginning to learn about reproductive health. This workshop was successful because individuals had a safe ground to talk about their personal health. This workshop allowed sexual health conversations to be normalized among Chelsea youth.

Academic Department

Healthcare Studies

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Sex Out Loud Virtual Workshop: Educating The Youth Of Chelsea On Sexual Health And Access

The purpose of this undergraduate internship project was to educate Chelsea (MA) youth about sexual health. The creation of a survey collected current sexual practices and health knowledge of local youth. As a result of the survey, a sexual health workshop was created and publicized utilizing social media platforms, and virtual event planning strategies. The workshop included free sexual health kits, open ended discussions, and resources and guidance for those of age beginning to learn about reproductive health. This workshop was successful because individuals had a safe ground to talk about their personal health. This workshop allowed sexual health conversations to be normalized among Chelsea youth.

 

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