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Be Proud! Be Responsible!

Program Overview


Loretta Sweet Jemmott, Ph.D., RN, F.A.A.N.; John B. Jemmott III, Ph.D.; and Konstance A. McCaffree, Ph.D.


Program Summary

Be Proud! Be Responsible! is a five hour intervention (delivered in six fifty-minute modules), designed to modify behaviors and build knowledge, understanding, and a sense of responsibility regarding STD/HIV risk in vulnerable youth. The intervention aims to affect knowledge, beliefs, and intentions related to condom use and sexual behaviors such as initiation and frequency of intercourse.


Target Population

Be Proud! Be Responsible! was designed for diverse populations of youth, ranging in age from 13 to 18 years. The program was evaluated with mostly African American adolescents, ages 11-14.


Program Setting

The program is designed to be implemented in a variety of settings, including schools or youth-serving community-based organizations. It was evaluated in a 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