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Developing Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health Programs

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Courses for 2009-2010
Monitoring and Evaluation of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Programs and Projects
Developing Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health Programs
Islam and Reproductive Health - Study Tour
Islam and HIV-AIDS
The Smoke-Free International Training Program
  Campaign Planning for Enactment of Progressive Smoke-Free Legislation
  Increasing Public Compliance with Smoke-Free Policies
Applied Health Research Skills-Evidence Based Public Health
Contracts and Special Programs
General Information
Travel & Accommodations
Information for Sponsors & Applicants
List of Portential Sponsors for Applicants
Language Program Date Tuition
English March 9 - 20, 2009 $3000
Arabic Available on request  
English TBA in 2010  

Conducted at Institute for Training & Research in Family Planning (ITRFP), Alexandria, Egypt

(Can be conducted at IHP, Santa Cruz, California, USA, upon organization's request for a group of 10 or more)

This workshop offers health and social service providers the skills to develop strategies and programs that address adolescent health issues such as adolescent pregnancy, unsafe abortion and YFS substance abuse, sexual abuse and exploitation, teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, and self esteem and suicide.  The focus will be on leveraging the assets that adolescents themselves bring to solving these issues and their leadership roles in improving adolescent health status in their communities and countries.  The workshop focuses on developing the capacity of young people in designing, implementing and evaluating youth programs and on program and evaluation design including Action Plans to improve adolescent health. Methods of budgeting, financial management and funding programs are discussed in the classroom and site visits illustrate model adolescent health programs and service delivery organizations.

Performance Objectives:

 At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Use diagnostic tools to profile adolescent health needs by variables such as age, socioeconomic status and geographic location
  • Identify means for developing collaborative, intersectoral relationships that facilitate planning and implementation of interventions directed at improving adolescent health
  • Apply interpersonal communication and conflict resolution skills to improve planning and problem solving
  • Develop outcome indicators that measure the impact of adolescent health care programs
  • Create adolescent health interventions that include adolescents as intervention leaders and decision makers.

Selected Topics:

  • Social, Cultural and Economic influences on Adolescent Development
  • Communication Skills
  • Reproductive Health and Sexuality
  • Problem Identification
  • Designing Effective Interventions
  • Service Delivery Approaches
  • Protective factors and adolescent leadership and participation

Site Vists-In Cairo:

  • Al-Azhar University-International Islamic Population Center for Studies & Research
  • Daar El-Efta
  • Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs
  • Reproductive Health Clinics
  • National Population Council
  • Information, Education and Communication Center
  • Islamic Scholars and Experts
  • Cairo Demographic Center
  • EFPA
  • YF clinic
  • FHI office

In Alexandria:

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases Hospital
  • Mobile Clinics to Rural and Remote Areas
  • Poly Clinic – RH/FP Services

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is designed for health care and social service providers and intervention specialists working with adolescents. Clinic service providers, health care policy makers, program managers and directors, educators, religious leaders and family planning practitioners will benefit from this workshop.

Based on Enrollment, IHP reserves the right to cancel courses up to three weeks prior to the scheduled start date.


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