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Developing Healthy Romantic Relationships

Meeting timeCRNSession
Monday 12:20PM-1:10PM 25622Full Term

The purpose of this seminar is to promote the sexual health and well-being of first-year college students through informed an intentional sexual decision making. Classes will focus on college students’ romantic and sexual relationships and will cover several topics, including: sexual decision making, committed and casual sexual relationships (hookups, friends with benefits, and booty calls), prophylactics and contraception, sexually transmitted infections, the process of sexual consent, the college drinking culture, and more. Teaching includes a variety of activities, discussions, videos/multimedia, and guest visitors with expertise on sexual health.

Professor Information

Spencer Olmstead

Associate Professor

  • Child and Family Studies
  • Education, Health, and Human Sciences
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Dr. Olmstead has taught relationship and sexuality education course for young adults for a number of years. He integrates much of his clinical experience to provide examples of how to have healthy relationships. His research focuses on young adults’ sexual and reproductive health behaviors.

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