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Making Proud Choices!

Program Overview


Loretta Sweet Jemmott, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., and John B. Jemmott III, Ph.D.


Program Summary

Making Proud Choices! A Safer Sex Approach to STDs, Teen Pregnancy, and HIV prevention program aims to provide 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. The curriculum consists of eight modules delivered by trained facilitators to young adolescents. 


Target Population

The curriculum is designed for middle-school youth. It was evaluated with African American 11-13 year-olds in urban areas. The developer suggests the program can be used with older youth and with both same-sex or male and female groups.


Program Setting

The program was designed to be implemented in a variety of community settings, including schools or community-based organiaitons. The program was evaluated in an after-school, community-based setting.


Contact and Availability Information

For curriculum, materials, and pricing information, please contact:

Nancy Gonzalez-Caro, MPH
Evidence-Based Product Specialist
100 Enterprise Way, Suite G300
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Phone: 1-800-321-4407

For training and support, please contact:

Cody Sigel, MPH, CHES
Health Education Training Coordinator
1333 Broadway, Suite P110
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-858-0995

Sample of curriculum available for review prior to purchase: Yes

Adaptation guidelines or kit available: Yes

Languages available: English