Home > Books > Adolescent Sexual Health Education: An Activity Sourcebook
Adolescent Sexual Health Education: An Activity Sourcebook
View PDF

Adolescent Sexual Health Education: An Activity Sourcebook

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Card, Josefina J.; Benner, Tabitha
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-13822-4
  • Description
  • Details

Adolescents need to understand the consequences of risky sexual behavior, including unplanned pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and sexually transmitted infections. Yet these topics can be difficult to discuss and teach effectively. In a concise and convenient format, Adolescent Sexual Health Education: An Activity Sourcebook offers easy and creative exercises that educators and instructors can use to help adolescents understand and reduce their risky behaviors.

Within the pages of this invaluable resource, you will find more than sixty ready-to-use activities designed to educate teens about pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and STI prevention. Each exercise is drawn from prevention programs that have been scientifically proven to change adolescent health behaviors, and will teach teens how to discuss sexual issues in an honest manner, postpone sexual activity, negotiate condom use, gain a better understanding of gay, lesbian and bisexual issues, and more.

The book offers many types of exercises, including:
* Group discussions
* Role plays
* Homework assignments
* Group activities
* Instructor-led discussions
* Additional exercises, including field trips, guest speakers, and more

Adolescent Sexual Health Education: An Activity Sourcebook offers a wide range of activities which can easily supplement an existing program or provide the foundation for an entirely new one. Most activities can be led by classroom teachers, facilitators, or health educators with no prior experience, and are suitable for a wide variety of settings, including community-based organizations, health clinics, or classrooms.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Card, Josefina J.; Benner, Tabitha
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-13822-4
  • Specialty:
    Child Development Psychology
    Community Health & Disease Prevention
    Infectious Diseases
    Nursing
    Social Work
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 304
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2008

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Embase® The Embase database is the most trusted source of global, evidence-based pharmacological and biomedical research with over 30 million bibliographic records dating back to 1947.
JOTM
Visible Body Heart & Circulatory Premium This interactive 3D Atlas is a deep dive into the heart and circulatory system for learning, reference, and patient education.
JOTM
Circulation Research Presents peer-reviewed reports on research advances in biology, biochemistry, biophysics, cellular and molecular biology, morphology, pathology, physiology, and pharmacology.
JOTM
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine Publishes peer-reviewed scientific and clinical studies to advance the understanding and application of regional techniques for surgical anesthesia and postoperative analgesia.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Manual of Valvular Heart Disease
Portable and clinically oriented, this full-color handbook is a unique and timely guide to valvular heart disease and percutaneous coronary interventions.

Khonsari's Cardiac Surgery: Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique
Details the most important techniques in a concise, readable, and richly illustrated format, with a focus on avoiding and managing surgical pitfalls and complications.