Tag Archives: sexual education

A Trauma Informed Approach for Adolescent Sexual-Health

This is a report that talks about how to do comprehensive sexual education with youth that have been through trauma. It covers sexual health, sexual education, populations affected, preventions, trauma, strengths and needs, therapeutic services and safety plans for those who have experienced trauma. Click on the link before to read more. A-Trauma-Informed-Approach-for-Adolescent-Sexual-Health Advertisements

The Efficacy of a Theory-Based Abstinence-Only Intervention Over 24 Months

This research study evaluates the efficacy of an abstinence-only intervention in preventing sexual involvement in young adolescents.  Dr. Jemmott et al. randomly assigned 662 African American students in grades 6 and 7 to an 8-hour abstinence-only intervention, an 8-hour safer-sex-only intervention, or an 8-hour health-promotion control group.   The results showed that abstinence-only intervention reduced […]

Abstinence Only vs Comprehensive Sex Ed and Initiation of Sexual Activity and Teen Pregnancy (2008)

Journal of Adolescent Health article conclusions states: Teaching about contraception was not associated with increased risk of adolescent sexual activity or STD. Adolescents who received comprehensive sex education had a lower risk of pregnancy than adolescents who received abstinence-only or no sex education. For a full text version of this article, please contact your local […]