Comprehensive risk reduction programs provide information regarding contraception and protection against sexually transmitted infections STIs. Sometimes called abstinence-plus programs, many efforts emphasize abstinence and delayed initiation of sex in addition to broader risk reduction components. Such programs can take place in schools e. There is strong evidence that comprehensive risk reduction programs decrease sexual risk behaviors among adolescents in both the short-term and the long-term Denford S, Abraham C, Campbell R, Busse H. A comprehensive review of reviews of school-based interventions to improve sexual-health. Health Psychology Review.
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The Sexual Risk Reduction SRR Intervention is a group-based intervention that is designed to reduce sexual risk behaviors in teenage girls in low-income urban settings. In an experimental evaluation, the intervention was found to have significant results in reducing both protected and unprotected sex and increasing abstinence. The SRR Intervention is a group based intervention consisting of four, weekly, minute sessions, and two minute booster sessions at 3 and 6 months after the intervention. The intervention is designed to reduce sexual risk taking in girls and maintain the behavior change that reduces vaginal sex exposure, unprotected vaginal sex, number of partners, and unintended pregnancies. Morrison-Beedy, D.
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To evaluate the efficacy of two, theory-based, multi-media, middle school sexual education programs in delaying sexual initiation. Three-armed, randomized controlled trial comprising fifteen urban middle schools; 1, predominantly African-American and Hispanic 7 th grade students followed into 9 th grade. Both programs included group and individualized, computer-based activities addressing psychosocial variables.