Evaluation of adolescent sex education program provided by an agency to the maury county middle schools
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Differentiate the amount of change in knowledge produced by the treatment group as compared to the control group of students who are not exposed to the curriculum. Evaluate the effectiveness of sex education and abstinence in middle schools. Identify ways of assisting sex education programs to be more efficient and beneficial to middle school students by addressing the student’s needs, concerns, and curiosity about sex and STIs. Assess progress made by the agency’s health educator’s long-term impacts on middle school students. Describe characteristics of an effective sex education program that will be beneficial to adolescents in acquiring knowledge that will empower them to take action in preventing unwanted pregnancies and avoid STIs.
Keyword(s): Sexual Risk Behavior, Adult and Child Mental Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be an abstract Author on the content I am responsible for because: I am the primary Author and lead investigator of this project. I am a graduate student at MTSU, I am working on my Master of Science in Health and Human Performance with concentration in Health (May 2013). I am the treasurer of the MTSU Health Promotion & Behavior Research Group. My area of interest is adolescent and sex ed.
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.