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Overview

Model Programs for Adolescent Sexual Health is a directory of the most promising and effective sexual education and prevention programs in the United States. The programs show effective prevention strategies aimed at a variety of ages (children, adolescents, college students); ethnic and cultural groups (Latino, African-American, GLBT, and more); and for use in a variety of settings (schools, community settings, medical clinics, and more).

The following information is provided for each program listed in the directory: The Program Abstract summarizes the program, including its target clientele, approach, components, staffing requirements, materials, and implementation costs The Program Rationale and History explains how the program was designed, and its underlying theoretical framework and assumptions Program Schedule outlines the goals and activities of each program session How to Implement the Program explains ground rules and other necessary steps prior to implementation

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826138248
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/22/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 408
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Josefina J. Card, PhD, is Founder and President of Sociometrics Corporation. Dr. Card is a nationally recognized social scientist and an expert in the establishment and operation of research-based social science resources, products and services for population researchers and health practitioners. She has served as Principal Investigator of over 70 grants and contracts funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, including the AIDS/STD Data Archive and the HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Archive.

Dr. Card has established a solid track record as a health and population scientist. She has authored over 80 books, monographs, and journal articles. Her work is noted for its integration of behavioral, psychological, and demographic perspectives.

Dr. Card has served as a member of many federal advisory committees, including the NIH (National Institutes of Health) Study Section for Social Sciences and Population, the NICHD (National Institute on Child Health and Human Development) Population Research Committee, and the NICHD Advisory Council.

Dr. Card has co-edited several recent publications on simlar topics, including The Complete HIV/AIDS Teaching Kit (Springer Publishing, 2007), Tools for Building Culturally Competent HIV Prevention Programs (Springer Publishing, 2007), and (with Tabitha Benner) Adolescent Sexual Health Education: An Activity Sourcebook (Springer Publishing, 2008). There are other books forthcoming.

Tabitha Benner, MPA, is a Research Associate at Sociometrics Corporation, and currently the project director of two projects related to STI/HIV/AIDS prevention for at-risk youth and/or adults: Program Archive on Sexuality, Health and Adolescence (PASHA) and Computer-Based HIV Prevention Interventions for African-American Women (SAHARA).

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Table of Contents

  1. Contributors

    Acknowledgments

    Introduction

    PART I: PRIMARY PREGNANCY PREVENTION PROGRAMS

    Section A: Programs Designed For Youths in Middle School or Junior High School

  2. Reach for Health: A School-Sponsored Community Youth Service Intervention for Middle School Students,
    Tabitha Benner and Diana Dull Akers


  3. Human Sexuality--Values & Choices: A Values-Based Curriculum for 7th
    and 8th Grades, Starr Niego, Alisa Mallari, M. Jane Park, and Janette Mince


  4. Project TAKING CHARGE: A Pregnancy Prevention Program for Jr. High
    School Youth, J. Barry Gurdin, Starr Niego, M. Jane Park,, and Janette Mince


  5. Section B: Programs Designed for Youths in High School

  6. School-Linked Reproductive Health Services (The Self Center): A High School Pregnancy Prevention Program, Kathryn L. Muller, Starr Niego, M. Jane Park, and Janette Mince


  7. Reducing the Risk: A High School Pregnancy and STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention
    Program, Kathryn L. Muller, Starr Niego, Margaret S. Kelly, and Janette Mince


  8. Reproductive Health Counseling for Young Men: A High School Pregnancy
    and STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention Program, Ross Danielson, Starr Niego, and Janette Mince


  9. Section C: Programs Designed for Youth/Community Collaboration

  10. School/Community Program for Sexual Risk Reduction among Teens: An Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program, Starr Niego, William S. Farrell, M. Jane Park, and Janette Mince


  11. Teen Talk: An AdolescentPregnancy Prevention Program, Danette M. Schott, Starr Niego, Alisa Mallari, M. Jane Park, and Janette Mince


  12. Section D: Programs Designed for Youths of All Ages

  13. Tailoring Family Planning Services to the Special Needs of Adolescents: New
    Adolescent Approach Protocols, Kathryn L. Muller, Starr Niego, and Janette Mince


  14. PART II: SECONDARY PREGNANCY PREVENTION

  15. A Health Care Program for First-Time Adolescent Mothers and their
    Infants: A Second Pregnancy Prevention Program for Teen Mothers, J. Barry Gurdin, Starr Niego, and Janette Mince


  16. Queens Hospital Center's Teenage Program: A Second Pregnancy
    Prevention Program for Young Men and Women, J. Barry Gurdin, Alisa Mallari, M. Jane Park, and Janette Mince


  17. Family Growth Center: A Community-Based Social Support Program for
    Teen Mothers and Their Families, Diana Dull Akers and Janette Mince


  18. PART III: STI/HIV/AIDS PREVENTION

    Section A: Programs Designed For Youths in Middle School or Junior High School

  19. ABAN AYA Youth Project: Preventing High-Risk Behaviors among African
    American Youth in Grades 5-8, Tabitha Benner


  20. Youth AIDS Prevention Project (YAPP): An STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention Program for Junior High School Youth, J. Barry Gurdin, Starr Niego, and Janette Mince


  21. Draw the Line/Respect the Line: A Middle School Intervention to Reduce
    Sexual Risk Behavior, Tabitha Benner


  22. Section B: Programs Designed for Youths in High School

  23. AIDS Prevention for Adolescents in School: A High School-Based
    STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention Program, Ann Belden, M. Jane Park, and Janette Mince


  24. Get Real about AIDS : A High School-Based STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention
    Program, Nicole Vicinanza, Starr Niego, M. Jane Park, and Janette Mince


  25. IMB: Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills HIV Prevention Program, Diana Dull Akers


  26. Section C: Programs Designed For Young Women

  27. FOCUS: Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections and Unwanted
    Pregnancies among Young Women, Tabitha Benner


  28. What Could You Do? Interactive Video Intervention to Reduce Adolescent
    Females' STI Risk, Tabitha Benner


  29. AIDS Prevention and Health Promotion among Women: An HIV/AIDS Prevention Program for Young Women,
    Nicole Vicinanza, Starr Niego, and Janette Mince


  30. A Clinic-Based AIDS Education Program for Female Adolescents: An
    HIV/AIDS Prevention Program for Young Women, J. Barry Gurdin, Starr Niego, Margaret Kelley, and Janette Mince


  31. SiHLE: Health Workshops for Young Black Women, Tabitha Benner


  32. Section D: Programs Designed for Young Men

  33. Rikers Health Advocacy Program (RHAP): An STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention
    Program for Young Men, J. Barry Gurdin, Starr Niego, M. Jane Park, and Janette Mince


  34. Programs Designed for College Students

  35. Safer Sex Efficacy Workshop: An STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention Program for
    College Students, J. Barry Gurdin, Starr Niego, M. Jane Park, and Janette Mince


  36. AIDS Risk Reduction for College Students: An STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention
    Program, William S. Farrell, Kathryn L. Muller, and Janette Mince


  37. ARREST: AIDS Risk Reduction Education and Skills Training Program, Anne Belden, Starr Niego, Janette Mince


  38. Section E: Programs Designed for Youth/Community Collaboration

  39. Focus on Kids: An Adolescent HIV Risk Prevention Program, Diana Dull Akers and Janette Mince


  40. Poder Latino: A Community AIDS Prevention Program for Inner-City Latino Youth, Anne Belden, Starr Niego and Janette Mince


  41. Safer Choices: A High-School Based Program to Prevent STIs, HIV and Pregnancy, Tabitha Benner


  42. Section F: Programs Designed for Gay/Lesbian /Bisexual/Transgender Youth

  43. Adolescents Living Safely: AIDS Awareness, Attitudes and Actions for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Teens, Anne Belden, M. Jane Park, and Janette Mince


  44. Youth and AIDS Project's HIV Prevention Program: An STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention Program for Young Gay Men, J. Barry Gurdin, Starr Niego, and Janette Mince


  45. Section G: Programs Designed for Runaway Youth

  46. Adolescents Living Safely: AIDS Awareness, Attitudes and Actions, Anne Belden, William S. Ferrell, Starr Niego, and Janette Mince


  47. Section H: Programs Designed for Use by Primary Care Givers

  48. ASSESS: For Adolescent Risk Reduction, Diana Dull Akers


  49. Index
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