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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Seattle, Washington

Grantee Details

Program type: 
Rigorous Evaluation of New Approaches (Tier 2B)
Annual funding: 
$1,000,000
Website: 
http://www.kingcounty.gov/health

Program Summary

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)

Contact Information

Ms. Andrea Gerber
Content created by
Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
January 5, 2017