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3159.0 Adolescent Sexuality Program Planning
Monday, November 5, 2007: 10:30 AM
This session will highlight four research papers related to adolescent and young-adult sexuality program planning. The first will present findings from a study conducted to examine the influence of urban and rural predisposing factors that contributed to adolescentsí early sexual behavior. The second will compare the efficacy of abstinence-only and comprehensive sexuality curricula to prevent adolescent pregnancy. The third investigated female and male adolescentsí experience with sexual intercourse and oral sex, and the last researched the mental health impact of an abstinence-only sexuality education curriculum on same-sex attracted male youth.
Session Objectives: Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, the attendee will be able to (1) Identify the predisposing rural and urban environmental factors related to adolescent sexuality; (2) Articulate the similarities and differences between abstinence-only and comprehensive sexuality programs; (3) Describe the increasing rates in sexual behavior among a sample of Los Angeles middle to high school students; and (4) Discuss the outcome of an abstinence-only sex education curriculum on same-sex male attracted youth.
Eric R. Buhi, MPH, PhD, CHES
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Organized by: School Health Education and Services
CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing
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