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Adult Identity Mentoring (Project AIM)

Program Overview

Developer(s)

Leslie Clark, Ph.D., Steve Nagy, Ph.D., and Kim Miller, Ph.D.

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Program Summary

Project AIM is a group-level youth development intervention designed to reduce sexual risk behaviors among youth ages 11-14 by providing them with the motivation to make safe choices and to address deeper barriers to sexual risk prevention (e.g., hopelessness, poverty, risk opportunities in low-income environments). The program consists of 12 fifty-minute sessions typically delivered in-school or in community based settings twice a week over six weeks.

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Target Population

Project AIM is designed for disadvantaged youth who are 11-14 years old. The program was evaluated and found to be effective with African American middle school students.

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Program Setting

Project AIM is designed to be implemented with groups of youth in-school or in a community-based setting. The program's evaluation was set in middle school health education classrooms in Bessemer, Alabama.

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Contact and Availability Information

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

AIM Service Center
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Adolescent Medicine
5000 Sunset Blvd, 7th floor Los Angeles, CA 90027
Ph: 323-361-3163
E-mail: AIM@chla.usc.edu

For training and support, please contact:

AIM Service Center
Children's Hospital
5000 Sunset Blvd., 7th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-361-3126
Email: AIM@chla.usc.edu

Sample of curriculum available for review prior to purchase: Yes

Adaptation guidelines or kit available: No

Languages available: English and Spanish

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