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Health Improvement Project for Teens (HIP Teens)

Implementation Setting: 
After school program or community-based organizationHealth clinic
Intervention Length: 
Fewer than 10 sessions
Age Group: 
Race / Ethnicity: 
Outcomes Affected: 
Recent sexual activityNumber of sexual partnersFrequency of sexual activityContraceptive use and consistency
Study Rating: 

Program Summary

Health Improvement Project for Teens (HIP Teens) is a four-session (eight hours) sexual risk reduction intervention designed to reduce sexual risk behavior among low-income, urban, sexually active adolescent girls. During the small group sessions, participants receive information on HIV, learn communication and decision-making skills, and receive instruction on contraceptive methods develop sexual risk-reduction skills. Additional 90-minute booster sessions are delivered three and six months after the program.

Read the full Implementation Report, which includes:

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

Interview with Program Developer

See the materials below to hear from the program developer.

Health Improvement Project for Teens (HIP Teens) webinar slides

Slides, Audio, Transcript

Read the research on the HIP Teens program on ASPE's website.

Content created by the
Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
Sunday, December 11, 2016