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STRIVE

Program Summary

Support to Reunite, Involve and Value Each Other (STRIVE) is a five-session family-based intervention intended to reduce sexual risk behaviors, substance use, and delinquency among youth who have recently run away from home. The intervention requires participation from both the adolescent and at least one parent. It is delivered to individual families in a community-based setting or in the family's home by a trained specialist.

Sisters Saving Sisters

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.

SiHLE

Program Summary

SiHLE - Sisters, Informing, Healing, Living, Empowering - is a peer-led, group-level, social-skills training intervention designed to reduce sexual risk behaviors among African-American female teenagers who are at high risk of HIV. In addition to HIV prevention, the program addresses relationships, dating, and sexual health within the specific context of the female African-American teenage experience. The program draws upon both cultural and gender pride to give participants the skills and motivations to avoid HIV and other STDs.

Sexual Health and Adolescent Risk Prevention (SHARP)

Program Summary

Sexual Health and Adolescent Risk Prevention (SHARP) is an interactive single-session STI/HIV prevention intervention. The program's overall goals are to deepen STI/HIV knowledge, improve correct condom use, reduce sexual risks and alcohol use, and set long-term goals to utilize knowledge and skills learned during the session. The session is about four hours long and organized by gender.

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Seventeen Days

Program Summary

Seventeen Days (formerly called What Could You Do?) is a theory-based interactive DVD designed to educate young women about contraception and STDs. The DVD presents the viewer with different scenarios involving decision that young women face in relationships. Participants can practice what they would do in similar situations through the frequent use of "cognitive rehearsal."

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Safer Sex

Program Summary

Safer Sex Intervention (SSI) is an individual intervention intended to reduce STIs and improve condom use among female adolescents and young adults at high-risk for contracting an STI. The program is delivered one-on-one through a 30- to 50-minute session with a health educator, with three 10- to 30-minute follow-up sessions over the following six months.

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Safer Choices

Program Summary

Safer Choices is a two year multi-component STD, HIV, and teen pregnancy prevention program for high school students. The program aims to reduce the frequency of unprotected sex among high-school-age students by reducing the number of sexually active students and increasing condom use among students who are sexually active. It seeks to motivate behavioral change by increasing students’ knowledge about HIV and STDs as well as promoting more positive norms and attitudes toward abstinence and condom use at the student, school, and community levels.

Rikers Health Advocacy Program (RHAP)

Program Summary

Rikers Health Advocacy Program (RHAP) is an HIV-prevention program designed to produce problem-solving skills among high-risk institutionalized youth. The program is delivered in four 1-hour sessions and features a "Problem-Solving Therapy" approach that focuses on problem orientation, defining and formulating a problem, generating alternative solutions, decision-making, and implementing a solution.

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Reducing the Risk

Program Summary

Reducing the Risk: Building Skills to Prevent Pregnancy, STDs & HIV is a 16-session program focused on the development of attitudes and skills that will help teens prevent pregnancy and the transmission of STDs, including HIV. This approach addresses skills such as risk assessment, communication, decision-making, planning, and refusal strategies.

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