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Positive Prevention PLUS presented by AltaMed

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Positive Prevention PLUS presented by AltaMed

Course Description:

Positive Prevention PLUS is a comprehensive, evidence-based, sexual health and teen pregnancy prevention curriculum for grades 7–12 and youth out of school. The curriculum is in compliance with the updated California Education Code, including the California Healthy Youth Act (AB 329), Sexual Harassment and Violence Instruction (SB 695), and the National Health Education Standards. The program focuses on specific protective behaviors using a variety of peer-based and interactive strategies. Each lesson features follow–up activities, including a daily interview assignment with a parent or trusted adult, to further extend the instruction and reinforce student learning.

Program Objectives:

  • Increase knowledge about prevention of HIV, other STIs, and pregnancy
  • Identify the qualities of a healthy relationship
  • Understand the facts about teen sexual health
  • Recognize why consent is an important aspect of a healthy relationship
  • Learn about the resources to report and escape human trafficking
  • Debunk myths and stereotypes about people living with HIV

Positive Prevention PLUS is comprised of 13, 45–minute Modules*, and is recommended for youth, ages 12 to 18.

*Virtual and in-person program implementation are both available. The curriculum has been adapted to meet current needs, virtual and in-person implementation of PP+ consists of 12-45 minute sessions.

Understanding Identity: presented by The LGBTQ Center in Long Beach
Duration: 40 min
A resource for understanding the complexities that include sex, gender, identity, and expression. The development of sexual orientation and gender identity will also be discussed. An activity to reinforce the impact community has on well-being will be used to conclude the presentation.

HIV/STI Community Presentations are currently not offered at this moment and will be placed on hold until further notice. Please refer to a different alternative during our absence.