Curricula & Descriptions for Ages 14-19
SEXUAL HEALTH AND ADOLESCENT RISK PREVENTION, SHARP
A single-session, group-based intervention is designed to reduce sexual risk behaviors among high-risk adolescents. The three-hour program is delivered in small groups of up to 10 youth ages 15-19 and seeks to increase condom use and reduce substance-use related risk behavior.
MAKING PROUD CHOICES, MPC
Provides adolescents with the knowledge, motivation, and skills necessary to change their behaviors in ways that will reduce their risk of pregnancy or contracting HIV/STDs. After eight one-hour classes, participants will have the knowledge about HIV, AIDS, and other STDs, to be able to negotiate safer sex, understand proper condom use, reduce risky behavior, know the value of abstinence, and take ownership in their communities.
REDUCING THE RISK: BUILDING SKILLS TO PREVENT PREGNANCY, HIV AND STDS, RTR
Emphasizes refusal skills, delay tactics, role-playing, and alternative actions students can use to abstain or use protection. After sixteen 45-minute classes, participants will be able to see the consequences of becoming a parent at a young age; know the benefits of abstaining from sex; have knowledge of contraception and how to properly use it; know the dangers of HIV and STDs and how to avoid becoming infected; and use communication skills to avoid unprotected sex.
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