The Health Center provides a wide array of trainings on topics ranging from sleep hygiene and sexual health, to sexual violence prevention. We are happy to provide a one hour, interactive workshop to your class, group or hall. You provide the room and a tech set up, and we will provide all the other materials. In order to ensure we can meet your request, we require a two week notice for all presentation requests. Please contact HealthEd AT_TOWSON with any questions.
Have questions about sex and relationships? We've got answers! Invite our trained peer educators to your hall or event to host an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session. We'll have a panel of (s)experts answer all your anonymous questions about sex and relationships.
Did you know there are 20 different methods of birth control? With so many effective birth control options readily available, how do you know where to start? Through this workshop, you will learn the most commonly used birth control methods, how they work, how to use them and how to pick one. Whether you have questions for yourself, a partner, or a friend, this workshop is bound to answer them all.
See something, say something. But what should you say? How can you step in if you’re not sure what to do? In this training you will learn skills and strategies to intervene in situations that could escalate to sexual violence. Through real-life examples, we’ll discuss common barriers to intervention and how to safely and creatively help a friend or stranger.
All relationships have conflict, but can you spot the red flags of an unhealthy relationship? This training teaches you how to identify if a relationship is healthy or unhealthy and learn strategies for helping a friend. You will also learn healthy communication strategies for all types of relationships — from romantic to roommates.
Not all sex is created equal. The risk of passing on or getting sexually transmitted infections (STI) or becoming pregnant varies largely depending on the type of sex you have. Through a group game, you will learn about the risks associated with different types of sexual activities, STI prevention, birth control, and how to make safer decisions about sex. Free safer sex supplies are also provided.
How do you keep your squad safe? Learn bystander intervention and emergency response strategies. These strategies will keep your friends and the TU community safe by preventing violence and helping you respond appropriately to an emergency situation involving drugs or alcohol. This training reviews the TU sexual misconduct policy and code of student conduct, provides information about TU specific resources, and teaches response strategies we can all use to keep each other safe.
Do you pull frequent all-nighters? Do you find yourself dozing off in classes? Are you giving your snooze button a workout? Inadequate sleep can negatively impact your academic performance, relationships and overall wellbeing. Through this workshop, you will learn how to create a more sleep-friendly environment, make the most of naptime, and wake up feeling more rested.
We’ve all been told about a thousand times why tobacco products are bad for our health, but quitting just isn’t that simple. If you smoke cigarettes, vape, JUUL, chew tobacco or use any other nicotine products this workshop is for you. Whether you’ve already tried quitting, are going to quit tomorrow, or are still not sure, you will leave with the tools you need to quit when you are ready. This is a judgement-free workshop that can support those interested in taking that first step toward a tobacco-free life.
What are sexually transmitted infections (STI) and are they out to get us? Through this workshop we will take a look at how pop culture and our language shapes our view about these germs and the people who come in contact with them. Get ready to have your socks knocked off.
If you are a student leader, odds are someone may come to you to ask for help after experiencing sexual violence. This workshop will train you to empathize and support friends and peers impacted by sexual violence. At the end of this training you will be able to identify sexual violence, understand the role of trauma in healing from sexual violence, and discover TU, community, and self-care resources.
As a student leader it is important to understand your legal rights and responsibilities. In this training, you will learn federal and TU laws and policies related to sexual violence, how to identify sexual violence and consent, strategies to support friends and peers who have experienced sexual violence, the university process of reporting sexual violence, and on and off campus resources.
Do you have what it takes to call yourself a sexpert? Test your knowledge of all things sex with Jeopardy categories covering topics from birth control to kink.