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Huber served as the president of Ascend since 2007, earlier known as the National Abstinence Education Association.
If we gave you a billion dollars for abstinence, would that be enough?
The CEO of Christian Schools Australia, Steve O'Doherty asserted that he was surprised over the attention that the pamphlet got and said that preaching abstinence from sex is nothing new, as Christians are known to preach abstinence.
The program is designed to educate adolescents on both abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy and STDs, including HIV/AIDS, as well as at least three of the following adulthood preparation subjects: healthy relationships, adolescent development, financial literacy, educational and career success, and healthy life skills.
Teaching about sexual abstinence should be part of a comprehensive sex and relationship education (SRE) programme and not taught in isolation, Unite/CPHVA has stated.
On July 30, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) of the Department of Health and Human Services issued guidelines for the highly controversial and largely discredited program, long championed by social conservatives, that makes available $50 million annually for grants to the states to promote sexual abstinence outside of marriage.
1) The intervention differed from many abstinence programs that until recently received federal funding in that it "did not contain inaccurate information, portray sex in a negative light, or use a moralistic tone.
Predictors of Smoking Abstinence Following a Single-Session Restructuring Intervention with Self-Hypnosis.
A January 26 report by the Guttmacher Institute, which produces sexual and reproductive health resources, found that the national rate of teen pregnancy is on the rise, with some experts claiming that the Bush-era emphasis on abstinence education is to blame.
26 proposes exactly what candidate Barack Obama promised when it comes to abstinence education.
It shows that most abstinence programmes did not delay initiation of sex, and only three of nine had any significant positive effects on sexual behaviour, compared with two-thirds of comprehensive programmes which include condom and contraceptive information.
Abstinence should be presented to young people as part of comprehensive sexuality education that also addresses issues such as contraception, responsible decision-making and communication skills, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E), told federal policy-makers in late April.