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#WhyCare -- Dylan

Many years ago, I was working with a rural school district that needed support in planning their sex education programming. A nurse shared the life-altering experience she had while working in a clinic in southern Michigan.

How Can We Remain Silent About Puberty? (Part 1)

Young people are getting mixed messages:

  • Sex is still considered a dirty word and a taboo subject, even though sex is everywhere.
  • Sex is used to sell products, internet services, movies, and television shows, and is the topic of jokes and conversations, but many young people have difficulty accessing reliable information.
  • Mainstream culture is shouting “do it” while young people are told “don’t do it.”

Young people are receiving distorted messages:

Sex Education Maelstrom

Recent news events have illustrated the need for sex education that begins early; incorporates effective strategies and accurate information; and supports parents, teachers, and schools in their efforts to educate children and youth in a manner that equips them for life. How to do so is the challenge.

Home-School Partnership Is Key

Parents and other family members are children’s primary sex educators. From birth, family members have been communicating, both verbally and nonverbally, messages about sexuality.

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