ERIC Number: EJ955096
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
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Respecting and Protecting Our Relationships: A Community Research HIV Prevention Program for Teen Fathers and Mothers
Lesser, Janna; Verdugo, Robert L.; Koniak-Griffin, Deborah; Tello, Jerry; Kappos, Barbara; Cumberland, William G.
AIDS Education and Prevention, v17 n4 p347-360 2005
This article describes a two-phase community and academic collaboration funded by the California Collaborative Research Initiative to develop and test the feasibility of an innovative HIV prevention program relevant to the needs of the population of inner-city Latino teen parenting couples and realistic for implementation in community settings. The article describes (a) the identification of special issues that needed to be addressed before formation of a productive academic-community-based organization research partnership, including integrating a dominant theoretical model used in health education with principles of practice derived from clinical experience; (b) the first phase of the project that helped to inform the development of the HIV prevention program for couples; (c) examples from the intervention pilot study (Phase 2) that illustrate both the intervention strategies and the young participants' responses to the curriculum; and (d) the feasibility of program implementation and evaluation in a community setting.
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Intervention, Health Education, Prevention, Program Implementation, Clinical Experience, Early Parenthood, Mothers, Fathers, Educational Innovation, Urban Areas, Hispanic Americans, Community Cooperation, School Community Relationship, Program Development, Program Evaluation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: California