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Sisters Saving Sisters

Implementation Setting: 
After school program or community-based organizationHealth clinic
Intervention Length: 
Fewer than 10 sessions
Age Group: 
13 or under
14-17
Race / Ethnicity: 
African AmericanHispanic
Outcomes Affected: 
Number of sexual partnersContraceptive use and consistencySexually transmitted infections or HIV
Study Rating: 
High

Program Summary

Sisters Saving Sisters aims to address the higher risk of HIV/STDs in Latina and African American female adolescent populations. The program is designed to reduce frequency of unprotected sexual intercourse (with and without drug and alcohol use), number of sexual partners, and incidence of sexually transmitted infections. Sisters Saving Sisters is a skills-based risk-reduction intervention administered in small groups of female adolescents, and led by trained facilitators in a community- based clinic setting.

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.

Sisters Saving Sisters webinar slides

Slides, Audio, Transcript

Read the research on the Sisters Saving Sisters! program on ASPE's website.

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