Educational or Curriculum

Sex can Wait- Curriculum for Upper Elementary School 

Initiative Description: Upper elementary Sex Can Wait curriculum. The program is a five-week, abstinence-based sexuality education curriculum consisting of 23 lessons designed to present abstinence as the most positive lifestyle choice for adolescents.

Study Results: Increased knowledge, evidenced higher scores on life skills and reported a more positive attitude toward adolescent sexual abstinence.

Reference: Spear, C., Young, M., & Denny, G. (1997). Field testing of an abstinence-based sexuality 35 education program for upper elementary school students. Journal of Health Education, 28(6), 335–344.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good