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BUB3 - Be You. Be 3: Smart, Strong and Safe
Be You. Be 3: Smart, Strong and Safe promotes being smart - knowing your body, options and the risks of sexual behavior; being strong - standing up for yourself and how you feel; and being safe - protecting yourself from getting pregnant or getting an STI/STD.
Annual Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference
APPB will partner with the Alabama Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy for their 11th Annual Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference. The conference will be held on May 19-20, 2014 at the Taylor Center on Auburn University Montgomery's campus. Topics will include the importance of engaging young men in prevention efforts, the role of the faith community in adolescent pregnancy prevention, the influence of partner violence on unintended pregnancy, and much more! Registration information is listed below.
2014 Conference Registration Packet: This packet is for regular conference attendees who wish to attend all sessions and receive CEUs.
2014 Conference Exhibitor Packet: This packet is for anyone wishing to represent their agency or organization in the conference exhibit hall. Exhibitors will also be able to attend all sessions throughout the conference and receive CEUs.
Talk to Your Teen About Sex
Talk to Your Teen About Sex Month is observed every March. According to The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy's Survey Says: Parent Power, 76% of teens agree that it would be much easier to for them to avoid pregnancy if they were able to talk more openly with their parents. Not sure how to get the conversaton started? Healthy Teen Network's guest blogger, Sheila Overton, M.D., FACOG, recently wrote 5 Ways to Become an Approachable Parent: Positive Parenting for Teen Sexual Health to help parents get their teens to open up to them regarding sex. Also, The National Campaign has published Ten Tips for Parents to Help Their Children Avoid Teen Pregnancy.