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Draw the Line/Respect the Line

Program Overview


University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, and ETR.


Program Summary

Draw the Line/Respect the Line promotes abstinence by providing students in grades 6, 7, and 8 with the knowledge and skills to prevent HIV, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and pregnancy. Using an interactive approach, this program shows students how to set personal limits and meet challenges to those limits. The grade 6 content features limit setting and refusal skills in a nonsexual context. Grade 7 content examines consequences of unplanned sex, information about STDs, and applying refusal skills in a party context. Grade 8 features practice of refusal skills in dating contexts and a condom demonstration.


Target Population

The program was designed for and tested with youth in grades 6 to 8.


Program Setting

The program was designed for and evaluated in a classroom-based, school 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
Ph: 800-321-4407 x237

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 and Spanish