ERIC Number: ED483903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Vermont Independent School Youth Needs Assessment Project. Final Report.
Vermont State Department of Education
This report contains information based on 47 interviews with administrators and educators from technical centers, approved and recognized independent schools, recognized schools, state operated facilities, state approved programs, and state approved tutorials in Vermont. The information in this report is based on self-reporting by individual representatives of contacted independent schools, in the course of one phone interview each. When asked what makes successful health promotion for youth, the top four themes were: (1) promoting discussion; (2) not lecturing; (3) using experiential or interactive activities; and (4) making the information relevant to students' lives. When asked about what the challenges are to reaching youth with HIV/AIDS education, the top four themes were: (1) youth sense of invincibility; (2) inability to provide enough HIV education; (3) stigma; and (4) and cultural/social messages.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vermont State Dept. of Education, Montpelier.