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School-based HIV prevention. A promising model.
Schoeberlein DR; Woolston JL; Brett J; RAD Educational Programs,
July 30, 2000
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2000 Apr;9(2):389-405, vii. Unique

This article explores connections between the mental health and educational systems by profiling the Redefining Actions and Decisions (RAD) curriculum, a theory-based, developmentally informed HIV education program for middle and high schools. RAD was developed by Deborah R. Schoeberlein and evaluated by Dr. John Brett. RAD's public health approach, which has gained considerable attention at the national level, argues that HIV prevention, either through risk-abstinence or risk-reduction techniques, is an appropriate strategy for safeguarding community health.

JOURNAL ARTICLE REVIEW REVIEW, TUTORIAL Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/*PREVENTION & CONTROL/ TRANSMISSION Adolescence Child Curriculum Female Human HIV Infections/*PREVENTION & CONTROL/TRANSMISSION Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice Male Risk-Taking *Sex Education