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Birth Control & STI’s

Within this section of our website you will find a variety of resources to support teaching on birth control and sexually transmitted infections.

Birth Control Options

This slide presentation from teachingsexualhealth.ca outlines birth control and birth control options.

Male Condom Demonstration – Video

This video from teachingsexualhealth.ca illustrates the steps to follow for proper use of the male condom.

Vaginal Condom Demonstration – Video

This video from teachingsexualhealth.ca illustrates the steps to follow for proper use of the vaginal condom.

Dental Dam Demonstration – Video

This video from teachingsexualhealth.ca illustrates the steps to follow for proper use of the dental dam/latex barrier.

Sexual Health Question and Answer Session (Grades 5–12)

Contact your School’s Public Health Nurse for more information.

Sexual Health Question and Answer session can be arranged for your class.

Sexual Health Clinics (Grades 9–12)

We provide youth friendly and non-judgemental services to people of all ages, genders and sexual orientations. The services provided are strictly CONFIDENTIAL. You do not need an appointment or a referral to visit our clinic. All Clinics are drop-in.

Sexual Health Clinic Tours – In-person and Virtual (Grades 9–12)

Contact your School’s Public Health Nurse to arrange a tour.

The Health Unit welcomes in-person class tours of our sexual health clinics. As well, virtual tours are available.

Making Decisions About Sex/Birth Control (Grade 7)

This presentation and supportive activity, developed by Niagara Region Public Health, will illustrate factors that influence decision-making about sexual activity, outline various strategies for promoting sexual health and provide situational examples to apply critical reasoning in making decisions about sexual health.

Sexually Transmitted Infections (Grade 7)

This presentation and supporting activity, developed by Niagara Region Public Health, will identify risks of engaging in sexual activity, identify various sexually transmitted infections (including their symptoms, effects and treatments), and provide situational examples to demonstrate knowledge of various practices and strategies for preventing sexually transmitted infections.

Sexually Transmitted Infections (Grade 8)

This presentation and supportive activity, developed by Niagara Region Public Health, provides opportunities to demonstrate knowledge of the risks of sexual activity (including the ease with which sexually transmitted infections are spread), identify various sexually transmitted infections (including their symptoms, effects, and treatments), demonstrate knowledge of various practices and strategies for preventing sexually transmitted infections, and demonstrate the ability to reason critically in making decisions about sexual health.

Pregnancy Prevention (Grade 8)

This presentation and supportive activities, developed by Niagara Region Public Health, will identify factors shaping decision-making about sexual activity, provide opportunities to demonstrate knowledge of various strategies for promoting sexual health and provide situational examples to apply critical reasoning in making decisions about sexual health.

Birth Control PowerPoint Presentation (Grade 9)

This presentation teaches students about the usage and effectiveness of common contraceptives.