Families Talking Together
Families Talking Together is an evidence based parent-based intervention designed to prevent and/or reduce sexual risk behavior among Latino and African American adolescents. The main component of the intervention is a written program manual distributed to parents, that is designed to promote effective communication skills, build parent-adolescent relationships, help parents develop successful monitoring strategies, and teach adolescents assertiveness and refusal skills.
Real Life, Real Talk
Real Life, Real Talk® is a parent-based intervention designed to encourage a healthy dialogue about sexuality and health among parents, teens, families, and communities. Once people believe they are allowed to talk honestly about topics surrounding sexuality and health; they question the consequences of silence, and positive behavior change occurs. A program recommendation is to pair this curriculum with the Anatomy & Physiology lesson. The Anatomy & Physiology lesson gives participants an in-depth look at the reproductive organs and the associated hormones. While learning the biology basics in an encouraging and interactive way, participants will gain a crucial understanding of the human body and how it functions in regards to puberty and development.