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Whether it is working with youth or adults, the Responsible Sex Education Institute has a variety of programming options that meet our communities’ needs. Our trained sex education experts are skilled at facilitating groups in a variety of settings such as schools, community organizations, and churches. Our programs align with national and state sexual health standards and laws. A leader in the sex education field, the Institute ensures its programs empower participants with the knowledge and skills to make responsible decisions with regard to their sexual health.

Looking for One-Time Education on a Single Topic?

The Responsible Sex Education Institute offers sex education through lesson plans that are specifically designed to assist teachers to meet state and national comprehensive health standards.

These 45-60 minute lessons are designed to stand-alone or be used in a workshop format. They combine information and activities designed to engage youth in the learning process and walk away with information they can use in their own lives when they need it. Each lesson utilizes innovative technology and supports students in the development of 21st Century Skills.

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Looking for Long-Term, Evidence Based Curricula?

The Responsible Sex Education Institute offers several evidence-based sex education curricula that have been proven effective on the basis of rigorous scientific research to have a positive impact on preventing teen pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, or sexual risk behaviors. Learn more about the curricula below.

Curricula

Curricula Audience Description
H.A.R.M.O.N.Y HS H.A.R.M.O.N.Y. (Health and Respect Mold Our Native Youth) was designed to teach sexual health information in a culturally appropriate manner about ways to reduce Native American youth’s risk of becoming infected with HIV. Youth will learn specific skills to stay safe through fun learning activities such as role-plays and games in a supportive, safe environment. The H.A.R.M.O.N.Y program is taught by a trained facilitator, includes six module sessions and serves young people ages 14-18.
Peer Education Training HS Peer education allows young people to become leaders and resources for their community around sexual health issues. This training educates participants on sexual health topics like anatomy, contraception, STIs, Consent, Healthy Relationships, and more. In addition, participants learn facilitation skills, how to answer tough questions, and some relevant ice breakers to use in the classroom. There is opportunity to develop a lesson and get feedback from facilitators. After the training, participants earn a Peer Educator Certification Card.
PwD MS through transitions programs This curriculum is tailored to individuals with cognitive disabilities and is based on the curricula Sexuality Education for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and FLASH (for youth). Program implementation is thoughtfully constructed based on the needs and abilities of the participants. Topics covered range from body care and safety to healthy relationships to public vs. private behavior.
Curricula Audience Description
All Together Now HS All Together Now meets the needs of today’s youth ages 14-18 by providing necessary and accurate information on the importance of healthy and responsible sexuality. The program is a promising practice, 8-session curriculum. Participants who participant in All Together Now demonstrate increased knowledge and skills around accessing reproductive health services and reducing sexual health risks.
Get Real MS Get Real is a unique curriculum that emphasizes social and emotional skills as a key component of healthy relationships and responsible decision making. Information provided is medically accurate, age-appropriate and is shown to delay sex among middle school students who received Get Real, empower parents to be the primary sexuality educators of their children and help their kids delay sex, and reinforce family communication and improve communication skills for healthy relationships.
Get Real 9th Grade The 9th grade Get Real curriculum is a continuation of the evaluated middle school curriculum and is in the process of being evaluated itself. Get Real, empower parents to be the primary sexuality educators of their children and help their kids delay sex, and reinforce family communication and improve communication skills for healthy relationships.
Positive Prevention Plus MS Positive Prevention Plus is a curriculum designed for middle-school aged youth and is an extension the HIV/STD curriculum, Positive Prevention. The program focuses on future planning, exploring friendships and other relationships, preventing unplanned pregnancies, developing decision making skills, and preventing STIs. Additionally, program homework engages the family in these important conversations.
Positive Prevention Plus HS Positive Prevention Plus is a curriculum designed for high-school aged youth and is an extension the HIV/STD curriculum, Positive Prevention. The program focuses on future planning, exploring friendships and other relationships, preventing unplanned pregnancies, developing decision making skills, and preventing STIs. Additionally, program homework engages the family in these important conversations.
PwD MS through transitions programs This curriculum is tailored to individuals with cognitive disabilities and is based on the curricula Sexuality Education for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and FLASH (for youth). Program implementation is thoughtfully constructed based on the needs and abilities of the participants. Topics covered range from body care and safety to healthy relationships to public vs. private behavior.
Curricula Audience Description
All Together Now HS All Together Now meets the needs of today’s youth ages 14-18 by providing necessary and accurate information on the importance of healthy and responsible sexuality. The program is a promising practice, 8-session curriculum. Participants who participant in All Together Now demonstrate increased knowledge and skills around accessing reproductive health services and reducing sexual health risks.
H.A.R.M.O.N.Y HS H.A.R.M.O.N.Y. (Health and Respect Mold Our Native Youth) was designed to teach sexual health information in a culturally appropriate manner about ways to reduce Native American youth’s risk of becoming infected with HIV. Youth will learn specific skills to stay safe through fun learning activities such as role-plays and games. The program teaches complete, abstinence-based sexuality education in a supportive, safe environment and is taught by a trained facilitator. The H.A.R.M.O.N.Y program is taught in 9 hour-long sessions and serves young people ages 14-18.
PwD MS through transitions programs This curriculum is tailored to individuals with cognitive disabilities and is based on the curricula Sexuality Education for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and FLASH (for youth). Program implementation is thoughtfully constructed based on the needs and abilities of the participants. Topics covered range from body care and safety to healthy relationships to public vs. private behavior.
Curricula Audience Description
All Together Now HS All Together Now meets the needs of today’s youth ages 14-18 by providing necessary and accurate information on the importance of healthy and responsible sexuality. The program is a promising practice, 8-session curriculum. Participants who participant in All Together Now demonstrate increased knowledge and skills around accessing reproductive health services and reducing sexual health risks.
¡Cuídate! HS ¡Cuidate! – which means, take care of yourself – is a culturally appropriate sexual risk-reduction program designed specifically for Latinx youth ages 13-18. This program is a cultural adaption of the Be Proud! Be Responsible! program. ¡Cuidate! helps Latinx youth develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills to reduce their risk for HIV, STIs and unplanned pregnancy. The program emphasizes increasing skills and self-efficacy in communication and negotiation of abstinence or condom use among partners and developing skills needed for correct condom use. It incorporates various aspects of Latinx culture, specifically the importance of family and gender role expectations.
PwD MS through transitions programs This curriculum is tailored to individuals with cognitive disabilities and is based on the curricula Sexuality Education for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and FLASH (for youth). Program implementation is thoughtfully constructed based on the needs and abilities of the participants. Topics covered range from body care and safety to healthy relationships to public vs. private behavior.
Curricula Audience Description
¡Cuídate! HS ¡Cuidate! – which means, take care of yourself – is a culturally appropriate sexual risk-reduction program designed specifically for Latinx youth ages 13-18. This program is a cultural adaption of the Be Proud! Be Responsible! program. ¡Cuidate! helps Latinx youth develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills to reduce their risk for HIV, STIs and unplanned pregnancy. The program emphasizes increasing skills and self-efficacy in communication and negotiation of abstinence or condom use among partners and developing skills needed for correct condom use. It incorporates various aspects of Latinx culture, specifically the importance of family and gender role expectations.
BeProud! BeResponsible! MS Be Proud! Be Responsible! is a multi-media, 6-module curriculum that provides adolescents with the knowledge, motivation and skills to change their behaviors in ways that will reduce their risk of contracting HIV. The goals of the program are to help young people change behaviors that place them at risk for HIV; delay the initiation of sex among sexually inexperienced youth; reduce unprotected sex among sexually active youth; and help young people make proud and responsible decisions about their sexual behaviors.
Making Proud Choices HS Making Proud Choices! A Safer Sex Approach to STDs, Teen Pregnancy, and HIV Prevention is an eight-module curriculum that provides young adolescents with the knowledge, confidence, and skills necessary to reduce their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HIV, and pregnancy by abstaining from sex or using condoms if they choose to have sex. It is based on cognitive behavioral theories, focus groups, and the researchers’ extensive experience working with youth. Making Proud Choices! is an adaptation and extension of the original Be Proud! Be Responsible! curriculum in that it integrates STD, HIV and pregnancy prevention.
Promotores de Salud Community The Promotores de Salud Program at Planned Parenthood Southern Nevada was launched in January of 2010. Sometimes called lay health advisors or community health workers, promotores are community members trained to provide sexual health information and health resources in their communities, primarily in Spanish. The programmatic goal is to ensure everyone has the information they need to make responsible choices regarding their sexual health; including the importance of annual exams, family planning, and an understanding of how to identify and get treatment for sexually transmitted infections. Promotores use a peer education model sharing their knowledge with family, friends and neighbors through group presentations,“house parties,” and on one-on-one outreach.
PwD MS through transitions programs This curriculum is tailored to individuals with cognitive disabilities and is based on the curricula Sexuality Education for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and FLASH (for youth). Program implementation is thoughtfully constructed based on the needs and abilities of the participants. Topics covered range from body care and safety to healthy relationships to public vs. private behavior.
SHARP Youth in Juvenile Detention Centers Sexual Health and Adolescent Risk Prevention (SHARP) is an interactive single session STI/HIV prevention intervention designed to reduce sexual risk behaviors among high risk adolescents in juvenile detention facilities. The program’s overall goals are to deepen STI/HIV knowledge, improve correct condom use, reduce sexual risks and alcohol use, and set long-term goals to utilize knowledge and skills learned during the session.
Curricula Audience Description
H.A.R.M.O.N.Y HS H.A.R.M.O.N.Y. (Health and Respect Mold Our Native Youth) was designed to teach sexual health information in a culturally appropriate manner about ways to reduce Native American youth’s risk of becoming infected with HIV. Youth will learn specific skills to stay safe through fun learning activities such as role-plays and games. The program teaches complete, abstinence-based sexuality education in a supportive, safe environment and is taught by a trained facilitator. The H.A.R.M.O.N.Y program is taught in 9 hour-long sessions and serves young people ages 14-18.
Peer Education Training HS Peer education allows young people to become leaders and resources for their community around sexual health issues. This training educates participants on sexual health topics like anatomy, contraception, STIs, Consent, Healthy Relationships, and more. In addition, participants learn facilitation skills, how to answer tough questions, and some relevant ice breakers to use in the classroom. There is opportunity to develop a lesson and get feedback from facilitators. After the training, participants earn a Peer Educator Certification Card.
PwD MS through transitions programs This curriculum is tailored to individuals with cognitive disabilities and is based on the curricula Sexuality Education for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and FLASH (for youth). Program implementation is thoughtfully constructed based on the needs and abilities of the participants. Topics covered range from body care and safety to healthy relationships to public vs. private behavior.

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