Choices Project

Choices Project Springfield

A Pregnancy Care Center Prevention Program

The Purpose

  • Providing quality education with a student-friendly approach that equips young people to make informed choices
  • Empowering parents to have ongoing conversations with their student about sexual health, boundaries and relationships
  • Delivering a comprehensive program that educates students, parents, teachers, and community leaders

The Program Includes

  • Age-appropriate presentations for grades 6 through 12
  • Character education
  • Skills for positive decision making and setting healthy boundaries
  • Healthy relationship education
  • Education on sexual risk avoidance and risk reduction
  • Latest medical research data on sexually transmitted infections

Program History

  • Prevention and relationship education provided to over 260,000 young people
  • Teen Pregnancies have declined in Southwest Missouri an average of more than 20%
  • Choices Project offers 1, 2, and 8 day presentations as a free service to the community - a gift of over $3.2 million
  • Teaching in Southwest Missouri schools since 2000 - Official partner with Springfield Public Schools since 2002
  • Funding provided primarily through individuals and businesses in Southwest Missouri
  • Training for presenters utlilzes multiple programming and curriculum options that are medically-accurate and aligned with the CDC and state-mandated goals and objectives
  • Click here to download the special 15-Year Choices Project Impact Report

Request a Choices Project Presentation

If your school, youth group or class would like to request a presentation, then please email the Choices Director.

Choices Team

  • Shaun Courtney, MA, LPC - Choices Project Coordinator
  • LaTisha Robinson, MS, PLPC - Choices Presenter
  • Choices staff and trained volunteers have over 30 years combined experience in counseling and teaching