/Megan Osborne

About Megan Osborne

Megan is a native Texan. She graduated from Texas State University with a Master’s degree in Health Education, and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. Megan resides in San Marcos, TX with her husband and three children. She is passionate about education and working with young people. She strongly believes in social justice and ending violence. Megan works as a prevention educator at HCWC where she engages youth and facilitates discussions in the community promoting gender equality, advocacy, consent, and healthy relationships. She enjoys research, watching movies, playing roller derby, and drinking coffee.

Talking to Teens About Relationships

How are we preparing our children and teens for healthy relationships? Modeling healthy relationships is a great way we teach these behaviors. However, some teens fall victim to dating violence regardless of the relationships they see at home. Young people [...]

2019-07-03T22:15:20+00:00By |

Internet Safety Tips for Teens & Parents

With most teens accessing the internet from mobile devices, many parents want to know how they can keep their teens safe online. While many programs and apps are designed with parental locks and passwords, they don’t teach teens how [...]

2019-06-26T16:49:00+00:00By |

QUIZ: Consent or Coercion?

In a healthy relationship, both people should feel comfortable with the level of physical activity occurring whether it be kissing, hugging, touching, or sex. Coercion comes in many different forms and no one should feel obligated or pressured into [...]

2019-06-05T19:36:35+00:00By |

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a national effort to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men experienced some form [...]

2019-06-05T19:39:42+00:00By |

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, an annual campaign dedicated to raising public awareness and prevention of child abuse. This month is about engaging individuals and communities on how we can keep children safe. Nearly 700,000 children are abused [...]

2019-06-05T19:40:09+00:00By |

Let’s Talk About Consent

There seems to be more stories every day about sexual assault and harassment among celebrities, teachers, college students, athletes, and politicians. The conversations around these stories reveal many people struggling to understand sexual assault -- perhaps incorrectly assuming these [...]

2019-06-05T19:41:37+00:00By |

QUIZ: Identifying the Red Flags of Dating Violence

In healthy relationships, both people should feel safe and comfortable being honest with each other. Healthy relationships are rooted in equality, trust, and mutual respect, where both people respect each other’s values and boundaries. In unhealthy relationships, one person has [...]

2019-06-05T20:23:34+00:00By |