Sex in the CBO: Changing youth development professionals attitudes about and supporting their interactions around youth sexual health
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Describe the opportunity sexual health education presents within community based organizations and the needs of those organizations as they work in this area. Describe the development and evaluation of a set of research-based web and traditional resources for helping youth development professionals adopt and implement positive sexual health modeling, education, and support roles within the CBOs.
Keyword(s): Sexuality, Community-Based Health Promotion
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over 15 years experience as principle investigator and lead researcher on a variety of public health educational and behavioral change efforts, including several large scale multiyear projects related to public, provider, and patient sexual health with both adult and adolescent populations. I am presently the principle investigator on the NIH grant supporting the research described in this abstract. My colleagues are nationally recognized expert in community based organizations and sexual health education.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.