Just Look It Up Event
Background Based on the data collected through the key informant interviews conducted during Q1 and Q2 the need for teen education in the area of sexual health, specifically for HPV and other sexually transmitted diseases was identified. The data also suggested an need for education about how to evaluate online health information for accuracy. The following proposal outlines a plan to implement a focused outreach event to train Boston area leaders who work with teens to learn about HPV and other STDs and how to evaluate online health information for accuracy. Goal of Just Look It Up Event: To improve knowledge, attitude and comfort levels of Boston youth program leaders, school health educators, health care providers, community health workers, and family members in being able to talk about and provide guidance about sexual health and where to find credible answers online for questions about sexual health.