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Implementation Setting: 
After school program or community-based organizationHigh school
Intervention Length: 
Fewer than 10 sessions
Age Group: 
Race / Ethnicity: 
Outcomes Affected: 
Number of sexual partners
Study Rating: 

Program Summary

FOCUS is an eight-hour cognitive-behavioral group intervention that promotes healthy behavior and responsible decision-making among young women. The program covers topics such as responsible behavior, relationships, pregnancy prevention, and STI prevention.

Read the full Implementation Report, which includes:

  • Program Overview
  • Program Components
  • Implementation Requirements and Guidance
  • Implementation Readiness Assessment

Read the list of potential adaptations that were previously implemented by OAH grantees for FOCUS.

Read the research about the FOCUS program on ASPE's website.

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Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
Friday, December 11, 2015