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Sex Ed is in Session
by Dr. Mary Jo Podgurski

Dr. Mary Jo Podgurski’s life work is serving young people and their families. Her background is in nursing, education and counseling; she is certified as a childbirth educator (Lamaze International), sexuality educator and sexuality counselor (AASECT), child abuse prevention education facilitator (Darkness to Light) and bullying prevention trainer (Olweus). For more information, visit

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Sex Ed is in Session

If you’re an adult seeking connection with young people, this book is for you!


Teaching over a quarter-million young people sex education, Dr. Mary Jo Podgurski shares her own life experiences and her work serving young people to help adults communicate with the young people they know. Our evolving times call us to be actively present in the lives of young people; this book shows us how.

Sex Ed is in Session is more than learning how to talk about sex and other tough topics with young people; it’s a guide on how to respect young people, listen to them, and create a safe environment where young people can learn and thrive. Dr. Mary Jo’s faith in young people and her hope for the future will inspire others to connect.

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