Development of two gender-specific, peer-led sexual health promotion workshops for African American college students: Findings from a pilot study
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Describe the current state of the art related to sexual health promotion for college students, particularly at the HBCUs. Discuss some common misperceptions about sexual health and healthy relationship promotion among heterosexually identified African American young men and women. Articulate the rationale for using a gender-specific approach to sexual health promotion with this group. List the core components of healthy relationship promotion curricula for unmarried young adults.
Keyword(s): Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked on quality behavioral health interventions for over thirty years, with racial, ethnic, and minority populations. Focus topics in my work have included: HIV/AIDS, STDs/STIs, Intimate Partner Violence, Substance Abuse, and, Mental Health. Of central interest to me has been the development of culturally grounded, asset-based, population-informed, behavioral health interventions that address multiple behavioral issues simultaneously. These interventions have been developed in collaboration with the CDC, WHO, and local and national community organizations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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