Northwest Family Services
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)