The inaugural training is officially complete! The EDSE team would like to thank Spring 2019 attendees for their hard work, enthusiasm, and open hearts!

Our next training will take place in Los Angeles in November 2019 — dates and location will be announced within the next few months. We are exploring bringing this training to the east coast and will announce plans as soon as they are official.

To apply for one of our future trainings, please fill out the form on this page and an EDSE representative will respond with details and confirmation within 48 hours.

EDSE offers a 25-hour certification for anyone looking to jump-start their sex education career, participate in professional development, or become a valuable resource to their community. EDSE welcomes trainees of all experience levels and from any service-centered field, including:

  • Healthcare providers

  • Social services professionals

  • Youth mentors

  • Non-profit sector professionals

  • Mental health practitioners

  • Educators & advocates

  • Case managers

  • Treatment & recovery professionals

  • Adult industry professionals

This coursework will cover the basics of human sexuality, sexual health, and communication skills in order to provide attendees with a foundational understanding of key topics including:

  • Safer sex

  • Sexually transmitted infections: symptoms, treatment & prevention

  • Harm reduction & risk management

  • Sexual & reproductive anatomy

  • Pregnancy & birth control

  • Communication skills & blocks

  • Consent & sexual communication

  • Pleasure-based sex education

  • Sex toys & pornography

Over the course of two weekends, EDSE attendees will learn key information about human sexuality, intimate health, consent, and communication skills and be trained to respond to sex-related questions in a concise and nonjudgmental manner. Attendees also will leave with new insight into their own sexuality — a fun side effect of sex education training. :)

*Full attendance at both weekends is required for completion of the course.
**EDSE is dedicated to making programming affordable and accessible. Should you require special payment options, please contact us to make arrangements.
Deposits are non-refundable. No refunds if canceled within 7 days of training start date.

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