Creating a shift in menstrual cycle attitudes & practices: Celebrating cycles through education and advocacy in various health settings
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Social and behavioral sciences
Identify the historical, cultural, physiological and psychological nuances of the menstrual cycle. Demonstrate tools appropriate for their populations/setting and establish an environment to more positively embrace the female menstrual cycle. Differeniate various medical, social, health, psychological and environmental issues related to preventing or delaying the menstrual cycle.
Keyword(s): Women's Health, Sexuality
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: My 18+ years of research and teaching includes exercise prescription and behaviors during and after pregnancy, social support for pre-conception and prenatal nutrition, tobacco use during pregnancy, and sexuality education & advocacy for youth and parents. I have taught and advocated for comprehensive sexuality education since 1997 in community-based organizations, school districts, college campuses. I have taught Our Whole Lives since 2005, a faith-based comprehensive sexuality education program, in WI.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.