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Implementation Setting: 
After school program or community-based organizationHealth clinic
Intervention Length: 
Fewer than 10 sessions
Age Group: 
Race / Ethnicity: 
African American
Outcomes Affected: 
Contraceptive use and consistencySexually transmitted infections or HIV
Study Rating: 

Program Summary

HORIZONS is a clinic-based STI/HIV intervention for African American adolescent females that teaches assertive communication skills and proper condom use, and fosters cultural and gender pride. The program is delivered through two 4-hour small group sessions followed by four 15-minute booster phone calls over the following year.

Read the full Implementation Report, which includes:

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

Interview with the Program Developer

See the materials below to hear from the program developer.

HORIZONS webinar slides

Slides, Audio, Transcript

Read the research on the HORIZONS program on ASPE's website.

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