Human Development - Risky Business (GR 9-12)

by  Byrnes Health Education

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Beyond topics in the Teen Talk program, Risky Business continues the human development conversation for teenagers through the end of adolescence and entering adulthood. This program focuses on consequences of sexual activity including possible pregnancy and/or contraction of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Students will learn about pregnancy myths, conception/fertilization, fetal development, and the cost of raising a baby/child. A brief overview of bacterial, viral, and parasitic STIs will be discussed. Abstinence is presented as a choice to refrain from and prevent the possible consequences of sexual activity.

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About This Program


By Request: $315.00

The minimum price per program is $315.00 - (1-75 participants).

A tiered pricing system is utilized based on the number of program participants which will be discussed at the time of scheduling.

IMPORTANT - 2023 Fee Increase as of 7/1/23
$350 per program for 1-50 participants
$600 per program for 51-100 participants
If the program is booked by 6/30/23 for a date between July and September 2023, you will be charged the 2022 rate of $315.
If the program request is received 7/1/23 or later, the new fee will be charged.

**Please provide approximately 4 weeks' notice when scheduling.


One 45 minute session

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 9, 10, 11, 12, Homeschool/Family

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Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education

Program Delivery Mode


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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A fee of 25% will be charged to sites that cancel with 15-3 days notice.
A full 100% fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
No fee will be charged to programs cancelled due to natural causes (weather, etc.)

About This Provider

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Byrnes Health Education

York, PA
United States

Located in south central Pennsylvania, Byrnes Health Education (BHE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that remains dedicated to the mission of educating and inspiring people of all ages to make healthy choices since 1995.

We are proud to offer a variety of preventive health education programs to students (grades PreK-12) and adults (workplace, parents, teachers). Those local to our area can experience our "in-person" programs either here at our center or at their location. Additionally, now thanks to technology, participants outside of our "in-person" reach can experience our "live-virtual" webcast programs during which a BHE health educator streams live from one of our five teaching theaters, Participants in all programs are presented vital health content while being engaged through interactive visuals, props, exhibits, activities, and experiments,

Program subject areas include Social/Emotional (character education/bullying prevention), substance abuse prevention, general health, human development, nutrition & fitness, oral health, and safety & disease prevention. All program content is based on factual scientific information, and guided and mapped to state and national health education standards (as well as those in several Canadian providences).

We are passionate about health education and thrilled to be partnering with you to share in that passion!

Jane Conrad, Assistant Director of Education Services
717-848-3064 ext 249

Program Details


1. Review of male and female reproductive systems.
2. Discussion of sexual activity and pregnancy myths
3. Conception/fertilization
4. Fetal development and "Empathy Belly"
5. Delivery and birth
6. Cost of raising a child.
7. Sexually transmitted infections
8. Abstinence


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Explain the basic structure and function of the male and female reproductive systems
2. Identify possible consequences of sexual activity including pregnancy and STIs
3. Understand abstinence as a choice to refrain from and prevent the consequences of sexual activity

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Standard 1 Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Standard 3 Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.
Standard 5 Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
Standard 6 Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
Standard 7 Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

State Standards

Pennsylvania Health, Safety, & Physical Education
10.1.9 A, E
10..1.12 A, E
10.2.9 D
10.2.12 D