PREP

Personal Responsibility Education Program, PREP


This is a federally funded, five-year program from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families and overseen on the state level by the Division of Family and Children Services. PREP educates high risk youth on both abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/ AIDS. GCAPP is training youth serving providers in 10 counties to implement proven, effective programs. The counties are: Fulton, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Muscogee, Chatham, Dougherty, Bibb, Clayton, Richmond, and Cobb. At the end of the five-year program, a total of 30-40 sites will serve more than 3,000 youth.
 

Our current resources are listed below.  For additional assistance, contact general@gcapp.org.

 

PDFs

  • Puberty 101 – Identifies the first signs of puberty in boys and girls and the various physical changes their bodies experience during this time.
  • The Male Reproductive System - Explanation - Provides a detailed description of the organs and glands involved in the male reproductive system.
  • The Female Reproductive System - Explanation - Provides a detailed description of the organs and glands involved in the female reproductive system.
  • Illustrations of the Male Reproductive System - Provides illustrations of both the exterior and interior male reproductive system
  • Illustrations of Female reproductive system - Provides illustrations of both the exterior and interior female reproductive system.
  • Birth Control Options Chart - Highlights the most used birth control options for teens and the pros and cons of each contraceptive choice. 
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Overview - Reviews the most common STIs as  two groups – bacterial and viral STIs. This resource includes a step-by-step guide on how to correctly use a male condom – a great resource for teens!
  • HIV Testing Among Adolescents (CDC) - Explains the importance of getting regular HIV tests, especially for sexually active teens, and highlights relevant data.  This resource is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Working With LGBT Youth - Provides helpful tips for reaching students who identify as LGBTQ and suggestions for how to proceed when a student discloses his or her sexual orientation.
  • Stages of Adolescent Development - Charts the most common physical, emotional, and social changes that occur in early, middle, and late adolescence for facilitators to better understand the adolescents with whom they facilitate.
  • Tips for Answering Difficult Questions - Explains the difference between universal and non-universal values and provides a formula for addressing students who ask tricky questions.
  • Training Methodologies Handout - Reviews the skills and strategies needed for each type of teaching methodology used in the sex education curricula.
  • Guidelines for Anonymous Question Box - Provides tips to facilitators to on how to use an anonymous question box.  This will assist facilitators in fielding challenging or unexpected questions from students.
  • Guidelines for Self Disclosure - Reviews basic tips for facilitators to determine when it is most appropriate to share personal information with a group of young people and when it is best to keep it private.
  • Adaptation Kit for Making Proud Choices curricula - Guides facilitators in determining what kinds of curriculum changes would impact program fidelity.  In addition, the Adaptation Kit provides suggestions for modifying certain activities to reach various youth populations.
  • Adaptation Kit for MAD curricula - Guides facilitators in determining what kinds of curriculum changes would and would not follow program fidelity.  In addition, the Adaptation Kit provides suggestions for modifying certain activities to reach various youth populations.
  • Making Proud Choices.

 

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