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Positive Prevention PLUS

Program Overview


Kim Robert Clark, DrPH, MPH and Christine Ridley, RN, MEd


Program Summary

Positive Prevention PLUS is a 13-lesson curriculum that addresses risk factors and behaviors associated with unplanned teen pregnancy by increasing adolescent's ability to use risk-reduction skills including contraceptive use, resistance and negotiation skills, and accessing reproductive health services. The program seeks to teach adolescents to either delay/abstain from sexual activity or use birth control consistently and correctly when engaging in sexual activity.


Target Population

The program was designed in three levels, for middle school (grades 7-8) and high school (grades 9-12.), and Special Education. A high school Independent Study Program is also available. The program was evaluated with 9th grade students.


Program Setting

The program was designed for implementation in a classroom-based setting or community based organization, and was evaluated in a high school setting.


Contact and Availability Information

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

For training and support, please contact:

Cardea Services Phone: 510-835-3700 Website: E-mail:

Sample of curriculum available for review prior to purchase: Yes

Adaptation guidelines or kit available: Yes

Languages available: English and Spanish