Talking with Teens about Reproductive Health: How to Tackle the Tough Topics

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Date Developed: n.a.. Source: Office of Adolescent Health. Presenter(s): N/A. Type: Interactive Modules. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.


It’s not always easy to speak with young people about sensitive topics, such as reproductive health or teen pregnancy. This course provides staff working with young people a concrete protocol and steps that can be followed to ease discomfort and create an open, supportive environment for sharing.

Learning Objectives

• Describe the difference between a fact, a belief, and a value.

• Answer value-based questions using the Values Question Protocol.

• Identify sources of medically accurate reproductive health information.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.