Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: HIV educational intervention consisted of six 45- to 60-minute sessions (one session per week for each group of students) and focused on HIV biology, transmission, partner condom-negotiation skills, preventive measures, and the dangers of illicit drug use.

Study Results: Improved HIV/AIDS prevention knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy, and intended behaviors.

Reference: Kyrychenko, P., Kohler, C., & Sathiakumar, N. (2006). Evaluation of a school-based HIV/AIDS educational intervention in Ukraine. Journal Of Adolescent Health, 39(6), 900-907. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2006.06.006

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good