Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Helping Caregivers have the talk...again…again…and again


Kathleen Welton

Job Title

Community Educator - Clay County Public Health Center





Presentation Summary:

Parents want to talk their children about sex, but worry about giving their child too much, too little or the wrong kinds of sexuality information. This session will provide helpful hints for helping parents have “The Talk”, share accurate internet resources and an overview of a successful Parent Child Sexuality Education Program.


Kathleen Welton, Health Educator for Clay County Public Health Center.  She also is President of the Northwest Chapter of the Missouri Public Health Association. Ms. Welton was currently the recipient of the “Commitment to Prevention Award from the Northland Coali-tion and was part of the Group Merit Award from the MO Public Health Association for the SOS (Signs of Suicide) prevention.