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Project TALC

Program Summary

Project TALC (Teens and Adults Learning to Communicate) is a 24-session social learning program designed to provide coping skills to HIV-positive parents and their adolescent children. The program seeks to reduce adolescents' emotional distress, problem behaviors, and pregnancy.

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Project IMAGE

Program Summary

Project IMAGE is a cognitive behavioral intervention intended to reduce subsequent STIs among ethnic minority adolescent women with a history of sexual or physical abuse and STIs. It is delivered through small group workshops and individual counseling sessions and draws on health-promoting elements of African- and Mexican- American culture.

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Project AIM (Adult Identity Mentoring)

Program Summary

Project AIM is a group-level youth development intervention designed to reduce sexual risk behaviors among youth ages 11-14 by providing them with the motivation to make safe choices and to address deeper barriers to sexual risk prevention (e.g., hopelessness, poverty, risk opportunities in low-income environments). The program consists of 12 fifty-minute sessions typically delivered in-school or in community based settings twice a week over six weeks.

Prime Time

Program Summary

Prime Time, an 18-month youth development program, was created by researchers from the University of Minnesota Prevention Research Center to prevent pregnancy among vulnerable teens. Prime Time combines personal case management and peer educator groups, delivered in tandem. The program seeks to build skills, confidence, motivation, and supportive relationships that every teen needs to succeed, with a focus on responsible sexual health behaviors. Prime Time was designed for use by health clinics.

Making Proud Choices!

Program Summary

Making Proud Choices! A Safer Sex Approach to STDs, Teen Pregnancy, and HIV prevention program aims to provide young adolescents with the knowledge, confidence and skills necessary to reduce their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HIV and pregnancy by abstaining from sex or using condoms if they choose to have sex. The curriculum consists of eight modules delivered by trained facilitators to young adolescents.

Making a Difference!

Program Summary

"Making A Difference!" An Abstinence Approach to Prevention of STDs, HIV and Teen Pregnancy is an eight module curriculum that provides young adolescents with the knowledge, confidence, and skills necessary to reduce their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HIV, and pregnancy by abstaining from sex. The curriculum is designed for middle school youth and is delivered by trained facilitators.

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It's Your Game: Keep It Real (IYG)

Program Summary

It’s Your Game...Keep it Real (IYG) is a classroom and computer-based HIV, STI, and pregnancy prevention program. It consists of twenty-four 50-minute lessons delivered during 7th and 8th grade. In each grade, the program integrates group-based classroom activities (e.g., role plays, group discussion, and small group activities) with personalized journaling and individually tailored activities that are computer-based.

HORIZONS

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.

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Heritage Keepers Abstinence

Program Summary

Heritage Keepers Abstinence Education is a classroom-based curriculum that teaches students the benefits of practicing sexual abstinence and the risks that can be associated with sexual activity outside of marriage. Students learn resistance skills and tactics to help them practice abstinence and build relationships without having sex. The program also provides information about male and female reproductive systems, as well as sexually transmitted diseases.

Health Improvement Project for Teens (HIP Teens)

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.