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    Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Recommendations from Urban and Reservation Northern Plains American Indian Community Members.
    Am J Sex Educ 2015 Jul 28;10(3):218-241. Epub 2015 Aug 28.
    Sanford Research , Sioux Falls , SD , USA.
    Despite declines over the past few decades, the United States has one of the highest rates of teen pregnancy compared to other industrialized nations. American Indian youth have experienced higher rates of teen pregnancy compared to the overall population for decades. Although it's known that community and cultural adaptation enhance program effectiveness, few teen pregnancy prevention programs have published on recommendations for adapting these programs to address the specific needs of Northern Plains American Indian youth. Read More

    Adaptation Guidance for Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy and STI/HIV Prevention Curricula: From Development to Practice.
    Am J Sex Educ 2014 May;9(2):135-154
    Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA.
    Evidence-based interventions (EBIs) are effective in preventing ado-lescent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections; however, prevention practitioners are challenged when selecting and adapting the most appropriate programs. While there are existing adaptation frameworks, there is little practical guidance in applying research in the field. To address this need, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Reproductive Health initiated the Adaptation Guidance Project. Read More

    A Qualitative Exploration of Community-Based Organization Programs, Resources, and Training to Promote Adolescent Sexual Health.
    Am J Sex Educ 2015 11;10(4):316-332. Epub 2015 Dec 11.
    Background: Youth development professionals (YDPs) working at community-based organizations (CBOs) can promote adolescent sexual health through programs. This study explored the programs and resources that youth access at CBOs and training YDPs receive.

    Methods: Twenty-one semi-structured interviews were conducted with YDPs. Read More

    Discovering Sexual Health Conversations between Adolescents and Youth Development Professionals.
    Am J Sex Educ 2015 Jan 20;10(1):21-39. Epub 2015 Mar 20.
    University of Nebraska Medical Center.
    Youth development professionals (YDPs), working at community-based organizations are in a unique position to interact with the adolescents as they are neither parents/guardians nor teachers. The objectives of this study were to explore qualitatively what sexual health issues adolescents discuss with YDPs and to describe those issues using the framework of the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) comprehensive sexuality education guidelines. YDPs reported conversations with adolescents that included topics related to the SIECUS key concepts of human development, relationships, personal skills, sexual behavior, and sexual health. Read More

    The Adult Roles Models Program: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Initial Outcomes.
    Am J Sex Educ 2014 Apr;9(2):155-175
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Pediatrics, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, 10461 United States.
    We present the feasibility and acceptability of a parent sexuality education program led by peer educators in community settings. We also report the results of an outcome evaluation with 71 parents who were randomized to the intervention or a control group, and surveyed one month prior to and six months after the 4-week intervention. The program was highly feasible and acceptable to participants, and the curriculum was implemented with a high level of fidelity and facilitator quality. Read More

    The "Virtual" Panel: A Computerized Model for LGBT Speaker Panels.
    Am J Sex Educ 2012 Oct;7(4):355-377
    Center for Community Research, DePaul University, 990 W. Fullerton Ave., Suite 3100, Chicago, IL. 60614.
    Recent societal trends indicate more tolerance for homosexuality, but prejudice remains on college campuses. Speaker panels are commonly used in classrooms as a way to educate students about sexual diversity and decrease negative attitudes toward sexual diversity. The advent of computer delivered instruction presents a unique opportunity to broaden the impact of traditional speaker panels. Read More

    What Would Your Journal Say if It Could Talk Back? Using Dialogue Journals as a Technique in Adolescent HIV/STI Prevention and Sexual Health Promotion Programs.
    Am J Sex Educ 2013 ;8(3):160-171
    Director of Program Development and Implementation and a Facilitator for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Preventive Intervention Research Center for Child Health (PIRC).
    Dialogue journaling is a technique that is useful for enhancing the goals of sexual health promotion and HIV/STI prevention programs with 14 to 17 year old at-risk youth. Included is a detailed lesson plan on how to implement dialogue journaling in this context; a discussion of advantages and concerns about using them; and future implications for its use. Read More

    The Turn the Tables Technique (T(3)): A Program Activity to Provide Group Facilitators Insight into Teen Sexual Behaviors and Beliefs.
    Am J Sex Educ 2012 12;7(1):78-88. Epub 2012 Mar 12.
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA.
    The Turn the Tables Technique (T(3)) is an activity designed to provide group facilitators who lead HIV/STI prevention and sexual health promotion programs with detailed and current information on teenagers' sexual behaviors and beliefs. This information can be used throughout a program to tailor content. Included is a detailed lesson plan of T(3), a description of the purpose of T(3), how it was implemented, the context in which it was used, how T(3) addressed common challenges in HIV prevention with teenagers, and future implications for its use. Read More

    BDSM Disclosure and Stigma Management: Identifying Opportunities for Sex Education.
    Am J Sex Educ 2012 Jan 12;7(1):37-61. Epub 2012 Mar 12.
    While participation in the activities like bondage, domination, submission/sadism, masochism that fall under the umbrella term BDSM is widespread, stigma surrounding BDSM poses risks to practitioners who wish to disclose their interest. We examined risk factors involved with disclosure to posit how sex education might diffuse stigma and warn of risks. Semi-structured interviews asked 20 adults reporting an interest in BDSM about their disclosure experiences. Read More

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