The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Division of Disease Control in collaboration with the Health Federation of Philadelphia, PA/MIDAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center, the School District of Philadelphia and Health Partners hosted a Youth Sexual Health Symposium promoting healthy sexual decisions among adolescent.

The Youth Sexual Health Symposium (YSHS) was held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The agenda is below and contains a links to the PDF version of the PowerPoint presentations used by each presenter during this Symposium.

To download the agenda in a printable format click here.

To download the program flyer in a printable format click here.


7:45-8:30 AM

Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:00AM Welcome, Opening Remarks
9:00-10:00AM Opening Keynote: Sex Needs a New Metaphor (Less Baseball...More Pizza)


Breakout Session 1
MSM Youth, Love & Intimacy
Social Media, Teens & Condoms
  • Debasri Ghosh; Director of Education and Communication
    Women's Way
Teen Pregnancy Prevention - Lessons from the Field from PHMC

11:45AM-12:45PM Lunchtime Keynote: We ALL Have a Role in Promoting Healthy Sexual Choices
12:45-1:30PM HPV 101


Breakout Session 2
Teen Pregnancy Prevention - Lessons from the Field from FPC
  • Kathryn Turnowchyk, MEd; Manager of Training - "I Matter" Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative
    Family Planning Council
Preventing & Recovering from Teen Sexual Assault

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