HIV, STD, and Unintended Pregnancy Prevention
Hawaii is seeking to increase the percentage of schools that provide parents and
families health information to increase parent and family knowledge of HIV prevention,
STD prevention, and teen pregnancy prevention.
- Facilitate three professional development events to schools and families on
HIV, STD, and teen pregnancy education that will reach 50 school staff and families
within the community.
- Promote and communicate the agency’s professional development, resources, and policy
Web site to partners within the community through a variety of media channels.
Hawaii is seeking to increase the percentage of schools in which the
lead health education teacher received professional development on at least
six of the following during the past 2 years:
- Teaching HIV prevention to students with physical, medical, or
- Teaching HIV prevention to students of various cultural backgrounds.
- Using interactive teaching methods for HIV prevention education,
such as role plays or cooperative group activities.
- Teaching essential skills for health behavior change related to HIV
prevention and guiding student practice of these skills.
- Teaching about health-promoting social norms and beliefs related to
- Strategies for involving parents, families, and others in student
learning of HIV prevention education.
- Assessing students’ performance in HIV prevention education.
- Implementing standards-based HIV prevention education curricula and student
- Using technology to improve HIV prevention education instruction.
- Teaching HIV prevention to students with limited English
- Addressing community concerns and challenges related to HIV prevention
- Create a Web site that communicates upcoming professional development opportunities,
including technology-based resources to assist secondary schools in providing HIV, STD,
and teen pregnancy information.
- Provide capacity-building and sustainability assistance to secondary schools to
strengthen the continued implementation of HIV, STD, and teen pregnancy prevention
- Develop and distribute training memos and credit course descriptions to schools
and partners via e-mail and Web site communication to support professional development
opportunities and provide follow-up support after events.
- Market and distribute resources to secondary teachers who implement HIV, STD,
and teen pregnancy prevention and provide opportunities to promote the sexual health
needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning youth.
Hawaii is seeking to increase the percentage of schools
that have a policy or policies that address all of the following issues:
- Attendance of students with HIV infection.
- Procedures to protect HIV-infected students and staff from discrimination.
- Maintaining confidentiality of HIV-infected students and staff.
- Collaborate with internal and external agencies to collaborate on biannual
meetings that focus on HIV, STD, and teen pregnancy prevention and Hawaii’s
Department of Education Department of Education policies.
- Promote and communicate the agency’s professional development, resources, and
policy Web site to partners within the community through a variety of media channels.