Introduction to Sexual Health
Introduction to Sexual Health provides a foundational introduction to the concept of sexual health or healthy sexuality and to sexual health promotion as a tool for prevention.
An introductory course, the lesson guides users through definitions, key concepts, strategies, and the link to sexual violence prevention. It provides opportunities to test one’s learnings as well as prompts regarding the application of the concept to one’s work.
Access the course and related materials and opportunities at learn.preventconnect.org.
Ashley Maier, MSW, MPA, has worked in the movement to end gendered violence for well over a decade. She began as a volunteer at a domestic violence shelter in Illinois, served as a hospital-based advocate in St. Louis, coordinated community health/family violence training programs for pediatric residents in St. Louis and San Diego, and managed Oregon’s Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) grantees and program. Ashley is a contributing author to Lantern Book’s 2013 publication, Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat and is creator of the 2015 book, Circles of Compassion: Connecting Issues of Justice.