Adult Role Models: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Initial Outcomes for Sex Education

Lisa Colarossi, Ellen Johnson Silver, Randa Dean, Amanda Perez, Angelic Rivera

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Abstract

The authors present the feasibility and acceptability of a parent sexuality education program led by peer educators in community settings. They also report the results of an outcome evaluation with 71 parents who were randomized to the intervention or a control group and surveyed one month prior to and six months after the four-week intervention. The program was highly feasible and acceptable to participants, and the curriculum was implemented with a high level of fidelity and facilitator quality. Pilot data show promising outcomes for increasing parental knowledge, communication, and monitoring of their adolescent children. © 2014

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-175
Number of pages21
JournalAmerican Journal of Sexuality Education
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2014

Keywords

  • Sexuality
  • adolescents
  • intervention
  • parenting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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