ERIC Number: ED368719
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The Sexuality Education Challenge: Promoting Healthy Sexuality in Young People.
Drolet, Judy C., Ed.; Clark, Kay, Ed.
This book offers the insights and perspectives of 39 sexuality educators. The collection of essays, full of theoretical considerations and practical implications, addresses the needs of those responsible for educating young people about sexuality and examines the major issues and concerns of sexuality education within the school setting. Thirty-three chapters cover a wide array of topics including: (1) past, present, and future perspectives on sexuality education; (2) challenges to sexuality education in schools; (3) teacher training for sexuality education; (4) what educators need to know about Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD); (5) adolescent pregnancy prevention and sexuality education; (6) diversity and sexuality education; (7) the role of religious organizations in sexuality education; (8) sexuality education in conservative communities; (9) school-based clinics and school health care; (10) the role of the media in sexuality education; and (11) evaluation of sexuality education programs. Appendixes provide two position statements on sexuality education; criteria for assessing sexuality education curricula; a report on sexual behavior among 1990 high school students in the United States; a listing of National Coalition to Support Sexuality Education members; and a sample values statement on sexuality education. (LL)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Church Role, Community Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Health Promotion, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Mass Media Role, Partnerships in Education, Perspective Taking, Pregnancy, Preservice Teacher Education, Religious Conflict, Sex Education, Sexuality
ETR Associates, P.O. Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA 95061-1830.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA.