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Northwest Family Services

Portland, Oregon

Grantee Details

Program type: 
Phase 1 New and Innovative Strategies (Tier 2)
Annual funding: 

Program Summary

Project Overview: Northwest Family Services (NWFS) will deliver the Deceptions project curriculum to youth ages 12-13 in schools in Multnomah and Clackamas Counties, OR. The Deceptions curriculum, delivered in six lessons, blends elements from an evidence-based sexual risk avoidance curriculum developed by NWFS and includes a supplement focusing on preventing sex trafficking. A caring adult will be available in schools part-time to support students as part of the effort to incorporate a positive youth development aspect to the curriculum. Parent sessions and parent homework will be included to engage families. 

Target Population: 7th grade (12-13 years old), mainly Latino

Geographic Area Served (Urbanicity of Community): Multnomah and Clackamas Counties, OR (Rural, Urban, and Suburban) 


Contact Information

Amy Simmons
Content created by
Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
September 19, 2018