Variations in Outcomes Between Foster and Non-foster Youth Following Sex and Relationship Education.
Futris, Ted G. O’Neal, Catherine Walker. Dockter, Taylor. Mancini, Jay A. Brown, Geoffrey L.
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.
Published: June 2019
Child & Youth Care Forum
Vol. 48, No. 6 , p. 377-403
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Regardless of their elevated rates of risky sexual behavior prior to receiving programming, foster youth, like non-foster youth, may benefit from both relationship and sex education. For foster youth specifically, their positive program experience and reduced intentions to engage in risky sexual behaviors is an encouraging finding that contrasts with existing literature. (Author abstract)
foster adolescents; sex education; prevention programs; sexuality; behavior modification