Adult Accomplice Training Schedule


ICAH’s Adult Accomplice Trainings are developed for youth workers, family members, and other healthcare, school, and family-serving professionals who are interested in increasing their knowledge, improving their skills, and better supporting young people and their sexual health, identity, and rights. Trainings are facilitated by ICAH’s Education Manager, Sarah Bernstein, unless otherwise noted.

Certifications Now Available!

The ICAH Adult Accomplice Certificate is available for individuals who attend all 10 trainings. This training series is aligned with the 7 National Standards for Sexuality Education and ICAH’s organizational commitment to Reproductive Justice and Youth as Partners engagement model.

CPDUs and CEUs are available for purchase for each training. All Adult Accomplice Trainings are held at our office, 719 S. State St., Floor 4, Chicago, IL 60605, one Wednesday each month from 10am-1pm. Elevator access is available at the back entrance of our office if needed.

For more information about ICAH’s training and education offerings, contact Sarah Bernstein at


  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM · $30.00 USD · 6 rsvps
    ICAH in Chicago, IL

    Youth Voice: Building Youth & Adult Partnerships



    • Understand best practices for ensuring youth comfort and accessibility

    • Gain tools to implement youth-friendly program provision

    • Define adultism and accompliceship to explore implications in their relationships with youth

    • Rescript scenarios youth experience while struggling to access quality care in school, family, and healthcare contexts to remove barriers


  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM · $30.00 USD · 1 rsvp
    ICAH in Chicago, IL

    Healthy Relationships



    • Describe characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships, including reasons why some people stay in unhealthy relationships

    • Discuss boundaries, practice giving consent, and review communication skills

    • Describe Teen and LGBT Power & Control Wheels

    • Formulate supportive messages for a young person in an unhealthy relationship

    • Explore legal rights and parental involvement laws for young survivors

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM · $30.00 USD
    ICAH in Chicago, IL

    Reducing Shame: Sex- & Body-positivity + Trauma Awareness



    • Examine harm reduction as an approach to youth work

    • Describe sex- and body-positivity

    • Develop sex- and body-positive messages that address barriers caused by shame and stigma

    • Examine trauma-awareness

    • Assess your organization's readiness to implement a trauma-Informed approach

    • Discuss resiliency and create and share healing practices

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM · $30.00 USD
    ICAH in Chicago, IL

    No Shame: Activating the Creative Potential of Your Program



    • Analyze their creative strengths and weaknesses

    • Identify the components and habits of creative practice

    • Utilize games and stories as learning tools

    • Apply creative practices to real-world scenarios and work

    • Practice and reflect upon creative program design and implementation