ERIC Number: ED341901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Risky Business of Adolescence: How To Help Teens Stay Safe--Part II. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (June 18, 1991).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
This document, comprising the second of two parts, contains testimony examing the vulnerability of today's youth to health problems because of risky sexual behaviors and substance abuse, and how adolescents may be encouraged to make healthy choices. An opening statement by Representative Patricia Schroeder is presented. Testimony from these witnesses is included: (1) Bradley P. Hayton, public policy research manager, Focus on the Family, Pomona, California; (2) John F. Lyons, associate professor of psychiatry, psychology, and medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois; (3) Bronwyn Mayden, executive director, Maryland Governor's Council on Adolescent Pregnancy, accompanied by Cathy Cardall, parent of a member of the Health Opportunities for Teens Advisory Board, Baltimore, Maryland; (4) Eleshia Ray, Kianga Stround, and Nkenge Toure, Peer Educators and Youth Coordinator, PEERS Program, Terrific Inc., Washington, D.C.; (5) Robert Selverstone, president, Board of Directors, SIECUS, Sex Information and Education Council of the United States, Westport, Connecticut; and (6) Gil Walker, commissioner, Chicago Housing Authority, The Midnight Basketball League, accompanied by Burtrell Selph, player, Chicago, Illinois. The script of a health educational theater presentation which was presented by actors April Jones D'Monroe, Keith Kaplin, Andy Pang, and Christy Winters is included. Prepared materials from Representatives Joan Kelly Horn and Patricia Schroeder, as well as from other individuals and groups, are included. (LLL)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Diseases, Family Role, Federal Legislation, Health Promotion, Hearings, Sex Education, Sexuality, Substance Abuse
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.