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SEXUAL RISK AVOIDANCE
(SRA) reCERTIFICATION

Keep your SRAS designation active by renewing your SRA certification.
See Options

Renew Your SRA Certification One of Two Ways

Successful completion of either option secures your SRA Specialist designation for two years.
Option 1

Make Your Message Matter

Principles of Effective Communication
An SRAE Practicum
Attend this one-day practicum to enhance your ability to communicate the SRA message in the classroom and the public square with skill and confidence.

This practicum is offered every other month. Seating is limited to 15.
LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
Online
One Day
With a group

$350

Cost
Option 2

Two Self-Guided
Analytical Essays

ON SRAE topics
Craft two analytical essays after watching videos and reading materials on two SRAE topics of your choice (from six, provided).

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER
Already Registered?
LOG IN TO RECERTIFICATION PORTAL
Online
Your own pace
Independent

$350

Cost
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Recertification is Critical to Maintaining the Standard of Excellence in the SRA Field

Recertification helps ensure SRA educators maintain credibility and expertise as professionals in the public health field, where data and research are continually evolving.

Maintaining certificaiton allows SRA educators to distinguish themselves in their field, encourages uniform levels of professional expertise in the SRA methodology, and increases the overall quality of school and community sex education.  

Recertification is required every two years to keep your SRAS designation active.
Recertification is Critical

Learn More About Recertification Options

Option 1

Make Your Message Matter

Principles of Effective Communication
An SRAE Practicum
Online
One Day
group
With a group

$350

Cost

Overview

Talking about sex education to parents, teachers, community stakeholders, funders, or the media can be challenging. The complexity and sensitive nature of the topic requires thoughtful messaging and practice if we are to clearly communicate the content and context of the SRA optimal health approach.

Attend this one-day practicum to enhance your ability to communicate the SRA message in the classroom and the public square with skill and confidence.

This practicum is offered every other month. Seating is limited to 15.

What you'll learn

Identify the components needed to make a message stick with the intended audience
Recognize the elements of an effective elevator speech
Apply the elements of effective talking points to various scenarios
Recognize the difference between proactive public relations and crisis communication
Identify the common attacks on the SRA education field
Apply the Media Vetting Process (MVP) to prepare for an interview

Practicum Description

Note: To be recertified you must also re-sign the SRA code of ethics.
In this one-day, online course with a limited class size of 15, Mary Anne Mosack, President & CEO of Ascend, leads attendees through six interactive modules with live lectures, a participant manual, group discussions, and live, hands-on practice of concepts.

The course is offered every other month and is held 10am-6pm ET.

A participant manual is provided and mailed to you prior to the course.

Ongoing, one-on-one mentoring from Mary Anne in communication techniques and concepts is available.

Make Your Message Matter qualifies for SRA Recertification. See more details and course structure here.

Mary Anne Mosack
Ascend Pres. & CEO

Make Your Message Matter

Principles of Effective Communication
An SRAE Practicum

Overview

This recertification option allows to you work independently and at your own pace.*

After watching videos and reading materials on two SRAE topics of your choice (from six topics, provided), you’ll write and submit an analytical essay for each. See details below.
*Essays must be submitted within 30 days of registration.

Note: To be recertified you must also re-sign the SRA code of ethics.
Option 2

Two Self-Guided
Analytical Essays

ON SRAE topics
Register
Online
Your own pace
Independent

$350

Cost

How it works

After registering, you have 30 days to complete the following steps using our online recertification portal:
1
Select Two OF THE FOLLOWING SRAE Topics:
2
watch videos for your two topics
3
Complete assigned reading for your two topics
4
write and submit two essays
You will be provided with question prompts and instructions for each of your two topics.

Self-Guided Analytical Essays

ON SRAE TOPICS

Renew Your SRA Certification Today

Option 1

Make Your Message Matter

Principles of Effective Communication
An SRAE Practicum
Attend this one-day practicum to enhance your ability to communicate the SRA message in the classroom and the public square with skill and confidence.

This practicum is offered every other month. Seating is limited to 15.
REGISTER now
Online
Two Days
With a group

$350

Cost
Option 2

Two Self-Guided
Analytical Essays

ON SRAE topics
Craft two analytical essays after watching videos and reading materials on two SRAE topics of your choice (from six, provided).

REGISTER now
Already Registered?
LOG IN TO RECERTIFICATION PORTAL
Online
Your own pace
Independent

$350

Cost
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