HIV/STD Prevention Education Program
SPECIAL NOTICE: This site contains HIV prevention messages and may not be appropriate for all audiences. HIV prevention materials funded by the Centers for Disease Control must be approved by local program review panels.
HIV/STD and Pregnancy Prevention Education Program Overview
The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE), HIV/STD Prevention Program receives funds through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Division of Adolescent and School Health to provide educational resources, staff development opportunities, and technical assistance to assist in the development of youth prevention education programs (PreK-12), with an emphasis on preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The focus of the program lies in providing:
- Training and professional development opportunities to increase the knowledge and skills of school staff and other community partners that serve school age youth in curriculum development, classroom instruction, and student assessment in the areas of HIV/STI/pregnancy prevention and human growth and development education; and
- Technical assistance to school corporations regarding the creation and updating of their human growth and development, sexuality education, HIV/STI and pregnancy prevention policies and guidelines; and assisting in the development and sustainability of the corporation wellness advisory council(s) (AIDS Advisory Council and/or Coordinated School Health Advisory Council).
HIV/STD and Pregnancy Prevention Program Resources
- 2010 Indiana School Health Profiles Report
- Indiana Academic Standards for Health and Wellness
- Mr. Teech Learns a Lesson: Universal Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogen Training - (Select either Option 1 for information to access the program online, or Option 2 instructions for a digital download)
- Picturing a Healthy Future: A State Strategic Plan for Indiana's Adolescents
- School Health Index (SHI)
- School Health Profiles
- SHPPS: School Health Policies Programs and Studies
- Youth Risk Behavior Survey