For news related information, please contact Alan Ashby. Eugene Sanders stood up for the health and well-being of kids in our community, ensuring that Cleveland was the first school district in the nation to offer comprehensive, age-appropriate sexuality education to all its students. Considering rising teenage pregnancy and STDs rates, this responsible sexual behavior program arrived at an essential time.
When children attend early childhood education and care services it is important that educators and staff can identify what is age appropriate sexual behaviour and what is problem sexual behaviour and to take appropriate action to assist the child as well as ensuring the needs of other children being educated and cared for at the service are met. A key objective of the National Quality Framework is to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of children attending education and care services section 3. In addition, early childhood education and care services must comply with the seven child safe standards including that they have processes for responding to and reporting suspected child abuse standard 5 and strategies to identify and reduce or remove risks of child abuse standard 6.
Mental health professionals are frequently called upon to conduct specialized clinical assessments of adult and juvenile sex offenders, oftentimes at an early point in the management process. Because these evaluators are responsible for illuminating some of the complex and unique dynamics involved with the offenders in these cases, and because of the considerable weight that is often placed on these evaluations, the practitioners who conduct psychosexual evaluations must have specialized training and experience in the field see, e. The primary forms of clinical assessments include the following:.
Get involved in our campaigns and help ensure young people's health and rights. Also available in [ PDF ] format. As they grow up, young people face important decisions about relationships, sexuality, and sexual behavior.
Maggie L. Many healthcare providers have a limited knowledge of sexual and intimate expression in later life, often due to attitudinal and informational limitations. Further, the likelihood of an older adult experiencing cognitive decline increases in a long-term care LTC setting, complicating the ability of the providers to know if the older adult can make his or her own sexual decisions, or has sexual consent capacity.
On October 13th,the Collaborative for Comprehensive School Age Health and the Central Ohio Coalition for Sexual Health invited organizations engaged in implementing comprehensive sex education across the state of Ohio to come together to share their work and experiences. This report is the result of that one-day community discussion and assessment, called the State of Sex Ed. This report will discuss the organizations involved in this event, the informing data for the resulting discussion and the challenges and success identified by the group.
Residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics. CEP: liegio ih. Assessment of sexual behavior among young people and adolescents at government schools.
The study used a cross-sectional design with a representative random sample of 1, teenagers 14 to 19 years of age enrolled in nine public secondary schools and who answered validated questionnaires. Data analysis included descriptive statistics and tests of hypotheses chi-square, Mann-Whitney and Kruskal-Wallis, Kendall, and Fisher's exact test. The vast majority of the teenagers
Ethiopia is a developing country with a demographic profile dominated by young population with in the ages of 15—24, constituting one third of the total population. Only little has been explored about the role of parenting process and peers in protecting youths from risky sexual behaviors. Thus, this study tried to assess risky sexual behaviors, risk perception and the influences of family and peers for possible interventions among youths in western Ethiopia. The study applied a comparative cross-sectional design triangulated with qualitative study.