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Sanabria, Samuel; Murray, Thomas L., Jr. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Human sexuality is a pervasive and universal part of being human and despite this, receives inadequate attention in counselor education curricula. Consequently, counselors may be ill-prepared to assist clients who present with sexuality issues. The authors provide support and recommendations for infusing sexuality content throughout counselor…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Course Content, Counselor Training, Counselor Client Relationship
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Chandra-Mouli, Venkatraman; Plesons, Marina; Barua, Alka; Gogoi, Aparajita; Katoch, Manju; Ziauddin, Mohammed; Mishra, Rita; Nathani, Vinita; Sinha, Anand – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Since 2006, Udaan--a school-based adolescent education program in Jharkhand, India--was the only at-scale state-run program in the country. To determine factors that contributed to Udaan's scale-up and longevity, this study drew information from programmatic reports and interviews with the Centre for Catalyzing Change staff. Key factors for…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Interviews, Educational Policy
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Blunt-Vinti, Heather D.; Stokowski, Sarah E.; Bouza, Brooke M. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Sexual satisfaction is an important component of sexuality, yet rarely discussed in sexuality education. In an effort to better understand young adult women's experiences and thoughts about sexual pleasure and satisfaction, we conducted interviews with heterosexual young women (N = 30, ages 18-25) attending college, asking their recommendations on…
Descriptors: Females, Sexuality, Sex Education, College Students
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Orchowski, Lindsay M.; Gobin, Robyn L.; Zlotnick, Caron – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Research is needed to understand intersecting health risks among community college students. Applying a syndemic framework, the present research explored childhood sexual victimization, adolescent sexual victimization, intimate partner violence (IPV), marijuana use, alcohol consumption, and symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder…
Descriptors: Correlation, Victims, Sexuality, Contraception
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Lichty, Lauren F.; Parks, Emily A.; Nelson, Amy – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Photovoice, a participatory action research method, supports deep, personal reflection through the use of photography, personal narrative development, and group discussion. This lesson plan describes the use of Photovoice as a pedagogical tool in an undergraduate human sexuality course. The goal of this activity is to encourage students to 1)…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Photography, Lesson Plans
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Zamboni, Brian D. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Using quantitative and qualitative measures, this study examined reports of sexual health education among 300 individuals with skeletal dysplasia (dwarfism). Many participants felt their sex education neglected their specific minority needs. These needs may include body image concerns, medical considerations in sex or pregnancy, and logistics of…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Health Education, Health Services
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Rowe, Dawn A.; Sinclair, James; Hirano, Kara; Barbour, Josh – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
An important goal of any sexuality education program is to support youth and young adults to develop a positive self-image and develop competence and confidence in skills needed to express sexuality and develop positive relationships. For youth and young adults with disabilities, sexuality education is offered far less often than for their same…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Disabilities, Instructional Design
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Treacy, Anna C.; Taylor, Shanon S.; Abernathy, Tammy V. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Expressing sexuality is part of the human experience, yet sexual health is often ignored in regard to persons with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities are at risk of sexual abuse and exploitation, unwanted pregnancies, and sexually transmitted diseases. Additionally, many adolescents with disabilities lack the knowledge needed to develop a…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Education, Disabilities, Adolescents
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Montgomery, Brooke E. E.; Marshall, S. Alexandra; Sanders, Sharon E.; Phillips, Martha M.; Cline, Michelle; Snowden, Max – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
There is a strong relationship between experiencing violence and participating in behaviors that increase the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections. Sexual health education (SHE) tailored to the unique needs of female survivors of violence is needed. This paper presents findings from 40 surveys and 33 accompanying interviews with…
Descriptors: Barriers, Sex Education, Health Education, Females
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Montgomery, Brooke E. E.; Jones, Amy; Sanders, Sharon E.; McGraw, Angela; Williams, Barbara; Stewart, Katherine E.; Ounpraseuth, Songthip – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Experiences of violence and behaviors that increase the risk of acquiring a sexually transmitted infection are high among women in the United States, and they often intersect (Meyer, Springer, & Altice, 2011; Montgomery et al., 2015; World Health Organization (WHO), 2010). However, there are few evidence-based HIV-prevention interventions that…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Sex Education, Health Education, Intervention
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Levand, Mark A.; Canan, Sasha N. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Sexuality professionals are likely to experience unwanted sexualization based solely on their profession. Sexuality professionals are sexualized by various groups of people including strangers, colleagues, or even friends and family. The research literature discusses how sexuality researchers experience and navigate this sexualization but includes…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Social Attitudes, Teachers
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Rothman, Emily F.; Adhia, Avanti; Christensen, Tiffany T.; Paruk, Jennifer; Alder, Jessica; Daley, Nicole – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the preliminary efficacy of a media literacy curriculum focused on pornography among a sample of U.S-based, urban-residing youth. Participants were 24 youth between the ages of 15-24 years old, although 65% were 17-18 years old. The sample was 43% female, 43% male, 9% transgender, 52% Black, 22% Hispanic,…
Descriptors: Pornography, Program Effectiveness, Media Literacy, Urban Areas
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Castañeda, Donna Marie – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2017
In a sample of 114 Latina/o emerging adults, ages 18 to 29, this study investigated the frequency of sexting, and gender differences in this behavior, and if sexting was related to a range of sexuality variables, including sexual satisfaction, sexual experience, sexual pleasure, and sexual permissiveness. Results show that a total of 63 (55.26%)…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Hispanic Americans, Gender Differences
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Utamsingh, Pooja Dushyant; Kenya, Sonjia; Lebron, Cynthia N.; Carrasquillo, Olveen – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2017
Purpose: Training future physicians to address the health needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population can potentially decrease health disparities faced by such individuals. In this literature review, we examine the characteristics and impact of current LGBT healthcare training at U.S. medical schools. Methods: We…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Medical Education
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Jenkins, Dusty D. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2017
Implementing service learning into college courses has been shown to have positive benefits for both students and community members; however, service learning has not been largely evaluated in the literature on human sexuality courses. Thus, the purpose of the current study was to design, implement, and evaluate a service learning project in a…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Teaching Methods, College Students, Sexuality
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