AIDS Education of School-aged Youth: Hearing Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, May 3, 1990, Volume 4

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Page 131 - August 31, 1990 The Honorable John Glenn Chairman Committee on Governmental Affairs United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Mr. Chairman...
Page 237 - For example, education about AIDS may be more effective when students at appropriate ages are more knowledgeable about sexually transmitted diseases, drug abuse, and community health. It may also have greater impact when they have opportunities to develop such qualities as decision-making and communication skills, resistance to persuasion, and a sense of self-efficacy and self-esteem. However, education about AIDS should be provided as rapidly as possible, even if it is taught initially as a separate...
Page 266 - The National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Drug Abuse sponsored this study.
Page 160 - OF INSPECTOR GENERAL The mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to promote the efficiency, effectiveness, and integrity of programs in the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It does this by developing methods to detect and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse. Created by statute in 1976, the Inspector General keeps both the Secretary and the Congress fully and currently informed about programs or management problems and recommends corrective action.
Page 190 - Goedert JJ, Kessler CM, Aledort LM, et al. A prospective study of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection and the development of AIDS in subjects with hemophilia.
Page 187 - Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration Centers for Disease Control Food and Drug Administration Health Resources and Services Administration Indian Health Service National Institutes of Health Health Care Financing Administration Social Security Administration Family Support Administration.
Page 237 - ... health should work together to help local departments of education and health throughout the state collaboratively accomplish effective school health education about AIDS. Although all schools in a state should provide effective education about AIDS, priority should be given to areas with the highest reported incidence of AIDS cases. Preparation of Education Personnel A team of representatives including the local school board, parent-teachers associations, school administrators, school physicians,...
Page 220 - All 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam, have submitted plans and applications for funds.
Page 236 - ... director of curriculum and instruction for a local education department, a health education teacher, a director of school health programs for a local school district, a director of a state health department, a deputy director of a local health department, and an expert in child and adolescent development. Planning and Implementing Effective School Health Education about AIDS The Nation's public and private schools have the capacity and responsibility to help assure that young people understand...
Page 120 - Cohen, 1988). o Early Pregnancy. In a study that focused on health services to homeless people in 19 cities, homeless girls aged 1619 had the highest pregnancy rate of any other age group. Thirtyone percent of the 16-19 year olds receiving health services were pregnant, as compared to 9% of the control group used (Wright, 1989) . Other service providers estimate the rate of pregnancy for homeless young women is as high as 50%.

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