Parent class on sex ed in the home – register now!

Sex education can be one of the more sensitive aspects of parenting.  Parents all know it’s important, but don’t all know how to do it.  Even when your children are in sexuality education programs that you like and think are effective, there is still a lot of support that can and should be provided in the home.

Dr. Karen Rayne presents a three-session class for parents on how to talk with preteens and teenagers more easily and effectively about issues of sex and sexuality.

Topics include:

  • How to gather your own thoughts and beliefs about the moral and ethical aspects of sex and sexuality and pass them on to your children.
  • What teenagers need to know about sex and sexuality and how you can teach them that knowledge and those skills.
  • Common assumptions about adolescent sexuality and which ones are right or wrong
  • What it means when your teenager doesn’t talk to you and what to do about it, and how to keep the talkative teenagers talking!

Materials will be provided to help get the home conversations started.

Dates: March 7th, 21st, and 28th
Times: Sundays, 3:30 – 5:00
Place: Oak Hill (South Austin)
Cost: $100/individual, $150/couple

For questions or more information, please do not hesitate to contact me by e-mail (  If you would like to know more about me and my perspectives on adolescent sexuality, take a look at my website and blog (

If you feel this class would be helpful for you and your family, but the fee is prohibitive for you, please let me know and we’ll see what we can work out.

Class size is limited, so please give me a call or send me an e-mail to reserve your space!

Please forward my message on to anyone else you think might be interested.


Karen Rayne, Ph.D.

About Karen Rayne

Dr. Karen Rayne has been supporting parents and families since 2007 when she received her PhD in Educational Psychology. A specialist in child wellbeing, Dr. Rayne has spent much of her career supporting parents, teachers, and other adults who care for children and teenagers.


  1. You should do an online class. I’d sign up!

  2. I’m thinking about this – I need to research platforms. Do you have any recommendations for online classroom formats? I’d love to hear them!

  3. I don’t have format preferences, but an on-line class would be great. I would be very interested.

  4. Looking into online classes more. I’m thinking about a one-hour format with monthly topics. I’ll let you know more as my ideas develop!

  5. Karen, it is NOT intuitive that an online class could be a valuable teaching venue, but I’ve found it can be very helpful. So many online classes are done without any real-time interaction, but I know you could put together something that would have great value.

    Although webinar platforms are wonderful, free conference calls work very well! If you have handouts, slides, etc., you can e-mail them, or make them available for download, and just let folks know what to pull up and view, as you are going through it.

    I think you’ll do well with this idea, because so many people are limited in time and geography, and this venue works very often!

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