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HORIZONS

Program Overview

Developer(s)

Ralph J. DiClemente, Ph.D., Gina M. Wingood, Sc.D. M.P.H., Eve S. Rose, M.S.P.H., Jessica M. Sales, Ph.D., Delia L. Lang, Ph.D. M.P.H., Angela M. Caliendo, M.D. Ph.D., James W. Hardin, Ph.D., and Richard A. Crosby, Ph.D.

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Program Summary

HORIZONS is a clinic-based STI/HIV intervention for African American adolescent females that teaches assertive communication skills and proper condom use, and fosters cultural and gender pride. The program is delivered through two 4-hour small group sessions followed by four 15-minute booster phone calls over the following year.

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Target Population

The program is designed for African American females ages 15 to 21, who are sexually active, single, and trying to avoid pregnancy. The program was evaluated first with 18 to 19 year-old African American females, and more recently with younger females, who were 14 to 17 years old.

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Program Setting

The program was developed to be delivered in a community-based or health clinic setting. The program was evaluated in a health clinic setting.

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Contact and Availability Information

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

Sociometrics Corporation
201 Main Street, Suite 100
Los Altos, CA 94022
Ph: 650-949-3282
Email: socio@socio.com
Website:  http://www.socio.com/passt29.php

For training and support, please contact:

See above

Sample of curriculum available for review prior to purchase: No

Adaptation guidelines or kit available: No

Languages available: English

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