About

Topics covered in this course include anatomy, consensual decisions, healthy relationships, consequences of risky behavior, STD prevention, symptoms and testing, and where to find more information or help.

This curriculum is evidence-based and medically accurate. Our goal is to educate, create a positive impact on the youth in our community, and ultimately reduce the rates of STD infections in our community. To view the latest health status of Lafayette Parish, visit the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation County Health Rankings.

 

New Syphilis, Congenital Syphilis and HIV diagnoses in Acadiana Region

2015, 2019, 2020, and 2021

  2015 2019 % Change 2015 to 2019 2020 2021 % Change 2020 to 2021
Primary and Secondary Syphilis 60 39 35% Decrease 44 91 107% Increase
Early Non-P Non-S Syphilis 60 39 35% Decrease 40 70 75% Increase
Congenital Syphilis 4 3 25% Decrease 3 13 333% Increase
HIV 89 92 3% Increase 86 120 40% Increase

 

Resource: Louisiana Department of Health, STD/HIV/Hepatitis Program 2022

For more information about this class, please contact maddie@womansfoundation.com.

Register for a Class

Birds Bees & STDs Girls:

May 25, 2022 6pm-8pm

July 27, 2022 6pm-8pm

 

Birds Bees & STDs Boys:

April 27, 2022 6pm-8pm

June 22, 2022 6pm-8pm

August 31, 2022 6pm-8pm

 

St. Martin Parish Health Unit:

April 7, 2022 3pm-4pm

 

Request This Program At Your School Or Organization

Important Info


*Pre-registration is required. 

Price: $30/family

Who: Teens ages 12+

What: Classes held separately for boys & girls

Why: Ages 15-24 have the highest rate of STD infections in Louisiana.

This program is available on-site to schools, church groups, and other organizations. Please email rachel@womansfoundation.com if you are interested in hosting us at your facility.

 

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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Cancellations must be made within 48 hours after purchasing a ticket in order to receive a refund or reschedule. Registrants will forfeit refund if registration is not cancelled within 48 hours. Registrants can re-schedule a class one time. If registrant fails to attend the rescheduled class, he/she will not be able to reschedule, and funds are forfeited.