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SRA Certification

Earn the SRA Specialist (SRAS) professional designation
For current or future SRA educators. Qualifies for CEUs.
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SRA Recertification

Renew your SRA Specialist (SRAS) designation
SRA certification must be renewed every two years.
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Make Your Message Matter

Enhance your communication skills with this SRAE practicum
For anyone delivering the SRA message.
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SRAE Edge webinars

Confidently engage youth in today's most critical cultural issues
For anyone reaching youth with the SRA message.
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Make Your Message Matter

Enhance your communication skills with this SRAE practicum
For anyone delivering the SRA message.
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All Ascend professional development opportunities are virtual.

Because Youth Deserve Our Best.

We know you believe all youth deserve the information and skills to experience healthy relationships and opportunities to achieve their dreams. 

Ascend’s professional development opportunities are based on the most current research, data, and trends in sexual health, so you can be confident you’re equipped with the best information possible. 

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Opportunities At-A-Glance

Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) Certification Course

For current or future SRA educators
Learn how to apply the most current sexual health research, data, and trends in the classroom with the elite professional certification program in the SRA field.

Successful completion of this course earns the SRA Specialist (SRAS) professional designation (i.e. Jane Doe, SRAS). Qualifies for CEUs.
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Two Days
With a group

$350

Cost

Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) Recertification: Analytical Essays

For previously certified SRA educators
Craft two analytical essays after watching videos and reading materials on two SRAE topics of your choice (from six, provided).

Successful completion secures your SRA Specialist (SRAS) designation for two years.
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Your own pace
Independent

$350

Cost

Make Your Message Matter

SRAE Practicum: Principles of Effective Communication
For anyone delivering the SRA message
Experience hands-on application of effective communication principles. Deliver the SRA message in the classroom and the public square with skill and confidence.

Successful completion counts as SRA recertification and secures your SRA Specialist designation for two years.

Practicum cost is $300 or $350 if taken for SRA recertification.
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Online
one day
group
With a group

$300/$350

Cost

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100% Online
Flexible scheduling
Participant Guide Shipped to you
Research-based content
Created and delivered by SRA experts

10% discount with membership

Ascend Organizational Members enjoy a 10% discount on SRA recertification.
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Ascend Membership

Navigating the challenges of reaching youth with an optimal health message about sex and relationships can be demanding. 
Ascend Members enjoy the following benefits: 
Discounted consultation with Ascend when needed
Exclusive Members-only webinars and content
Discounts on SRA recertification
Networking opportunities 
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Organizational Membership

$350/year
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$100/year
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