AIDS Prevention for Adolescents in School
Curriculum Source: www.socio.com
Main Message: This school-based (also suitable for community setting), teacher delivered curriculum for urban high school students seeks to increase knowledge about HIV/AIDS, build skills to recognize and prevent behaviors that put youth at risk of HIV infection, and encourage youth to make healthy decisions.
Target Population: High school students of both genders
Length: The curriculum comprises six hour-long lessons, implemented on consecutive days.
Program Size: Classroom
Components: Combining principles of the health belief model with social psychology, the curriculum aims to improve students’ knowledge, beliefs, and self-efficacy and risk behaviors concerning HlV/AlDS.