Public Health - Seattle & King County
Project Overview: Public Health--Seattle & King County is working to assist youth with preventing teen pregnancy, sexual violence, HIV, and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as well as improve family communication and increase youth knowledge of reproductive and sexual health. In order to achieve this goal, Public Health--Seattle & King County implements High School FLASH, a school-based sexual health education program. The 15 lessons focus on building skills, positive attitudes, and positive peer norms to achieve the curriculum goals. Read the evaluation abstract here.
Target Population: Youth ages 14-17
Geographic Area Served (Urbanicity): Wilkinson County, GA (Rural); Twiggs County, GA (Suburban); Hancock County, GA (Rural); Crawford County, GA (Suburban); Bibb County, GA (Suburban); & Ramsey County, MN (Urban)
Teen Birth Rate in Area Served (per 1,000): 71.2; 66.3; 49.3; 25.3; 48.5; 32 (respectively)