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Sisters Saving Sisters

Program Overview


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


Program Summary

Sisters Saving Sisters aims to address the higher risk of HIV/STDs in Latina and African American female adolescent populations. The program is designed to reduce frequency of unprotected sexual intercourse (with and without drug and alcohol use), number of sexual partners, and incidence of sexually transmitted infections. Sisters Saving Sisters is a skills-based risk-reduction intervention administered in small groups of female adolescents, and led by trained facilitators in a community- based clinic setting.


Target Population

Sisters Saving Sisters is designed for Latina and African American female adolescents. It was evaluated with sexually active Latina and African American females at an adolescent medicine clinic.


Program Setting

The program was designed for and evaluated in a community-based clinic 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: No

Languages available: English