Students Taking Responsibility and Action to Prevent Pregnancy: A health education program offered to your students free of charge
Goals of STRAPP
· To encourage abstinence
· Increase the knowledge of social, mental and health consequences from sexual activity
· Provide education on financial literacy
· Teach basic life skills relating to personal choice
· Reduce teen pregnancy in communities of color
A two-person team from Bee Busy, a community-focused non-profit organization, would present the Be Proud! Be Responsible! curriculum to your students. Be Proud! Be Responsible!” is an evidence-based intervention that reduces the risk of HIV, STDs and teen pregnancy. The STRAPP team members would visit the classroom a total of 8 times (once or twice weekly, 60 – 90 minute sessions to be held during school or as an extended day program).
The eight modules covered are
1. Introduction to HIV, STDs and Pregnancy
2. Building Knowledge about HIV, STDs and Pregnancy
3. Understanding Vulnerabilities to HIV, STDs and Teen Pregnancy
4. Attitudes and Beliefs about HIV and Safer Sex
5. Open Forum
6. Building Negotiation and Refusal Skills
7. Financial Literacy
8. Building Healthy Relationships
Pregnancy Prevention 101
Understanding how pregnancy happens helps you prevent an unintended aftershock of sex.
And by the way, "you" includes men, this is not just for females. Guys have responsibility for pregnancy prevention too; if you aren't choosing to be a father, its your job to help make sure it doesn't happen. It takes two to make a baby.
Getting pregnant: Myth and reality.
Getting your facts straight is critical. Just like the talking penis in the video (yes, you heard that right, if you didn't watch it, don't miss it!), you've probably heard all sorts of myths about how to prevent pregnancy. Don't let yourself have your wires so crossed you say something like one of these-- mistaken facts:
Condoms, the Pill, the Ring, the Shot....
There are a lot of different methods to prevent pregnancy, each with their own pros and cons. It might sound confusing at first, but it's easy to get on top of it. We can help. Move on to learn about different pregnancy prevention methods and how to choose what's best for you.