ERIC Number: EJ628420
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Youth Living with HIV as Peer Leaders.
Luna, G. Cajetan; Rotheram-Borus, Mary Jane
American Journal of Community Psychology, v27 n1 p1-23 Feb 1999
Investigated life contexts and activities of youth living with HIV as peer leaders in community-based programs delivering HIV education to uninfected adolescents. Identified and categorized difficulties experiences by peer leaders in areas of professional boundaries, substance abuse, and sexual behaviors that placed themselves and uninfected peers at risk. Findings suggest reconsideration or restructuring of program models employing HIV youth. (JPB)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Case Studies, Community Programs, Homosexuality, Peer Counseling, Peer Influence, Sexuality, Substance Abuse
Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 233 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013-1578.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A