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Leading the Way 2018: Increasing Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City

237 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Leading the Way: Increasing Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health

Early Bird Special expires September 7, 2018! General Conference Admission is $225 after September 7, 2018!

Leading the Way is AccessMatters’ annual conference for healthcare professionals and others to receive the latest information and strategies for integrating high-quality sexual and reproductive healthcare services in a variety of settings. Each year, conference attendees connect and learn from a wide variety of professionals who demonstrate expertise in innovative strategies, cutting-edge technology, and effective approaches for addressing diverse client needs. The conference continually features a line-up of distinguished speakers in the fields of sexual and reproductive health, behavioral health, and adolescent health.

Join us for this revolutionary event!




AGENDA

8:00-8:45 AM Breakfast and Registration

8:45-9:00 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks - Melissa Weiler Gerber - AccessMatters

9:00-9:50 AM Keynote: Intimate Partner Violence and Your Patients: How We Persist!
Presenter: Rebecca Alvarez, LCSW, M.Ed.
Therapist and Lecturer
Therapy Center of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice

9:50-11:00 AM Panel: Beyond the Yes Means Yes Consent Model

Moderator: Lorena Olvera-Moreno, PhD
AccessMatters

Panelists:
Liz Zadnik, MA - Temple University
Haylin Belay - Independent Educator
Mark Washington - University of Pennsylvania
Mark Levand, PhD - Widener University

11:00-11:15 AM Break

11:15-12:30 PM Session 1 Workshops

Female Genital Cutting within the Context of Gender-Based Violence
Presenters: Ishraga Dousa
African Family Health Organization (AFAHO)
Sandra Wolf, MD
Women’s Care Center, Drexel University College of Medicine

Identifying and Reducing Implicit Bias in Medicine
Presenter: Jaya Aysola, MD, MPH
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

The Road Ahead: Maintaining Excellence in an Era of Uncertainty
Presenter: Jessica Marcella
National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association

Opioid Use and the Connection with Sexual/Reproductive Health
Presenter: Julia Monaco, PhD, MSPH, MS
Gaudenzia Eastern Region

Working with LGBTQ+ Youth: What Providers Should Know
Presenter: Erica Smith, M.Ed.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic

12:30-1:30 PM Lunch

1:30-2:20 PM Keynote: Reproductive Justice & Racial Justice: What’s at the Intersection?
Presenter: LaShay Harvey, M.Ed., PhD(c)
Sexologist, Professor, Artist

2:20-2:35 PM Break

2:35-3:45 PM Session 2 Workshops

Ensuring Understand and Retention in Patients or Clients with Intellectual Disabilities
Presenter: Galia Godel, M.Ed.
Creative Supports Institute

“I’m living my best life": The Black MSM/Provider relationship beyond resilience models
Presenter: Javontae Williams, MPH
Interdisciplinary Sexuality Research Collaborative

Partnering for Faith-Based Care and Sexuality
Moderator: Taalibah Kariem-White
AccessMatters
Panelists:
Rev. Geraldine Pemberton
Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey
Mary L. Harper
Imam Abdul-Halim Hassan

Teen Dating Violence, Sexual & Reproductive Coercion
Presenter: India Azzinaro
Lutheran Settlement House

Understanding Consent Outside of the Box
Presenter: Lorena Olvera-Moreno, PhD
AccessMatters

3:45-4:00 PM Submit Evaluations and Obtain Certificates





CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

CEUs are available for medical, nursing, and health educators. Any participant who wants CEUs *MUST* pay the $25 fee. Be sure to select the ticket option that includes CEUs upon check-out. Conference attendees who do not select the CEU ticket will not be eligible to receive CEUs at the conference.




SCHOLARSHIPS

We have a limited number of competitive conference scholarships available. If you are interested in applying, please send an email to sharon.mccray@accessmatters.org and include the following information: name, organization or school, why you are interested in attending this conference, and how you hope it will benefit your education or career.




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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City

237 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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