A SIECUS annotated bibliography: Culturally Competent Sexuality Education Resources.Educators, service providers, health professionals, and individuals worldwide are working to provide people with corn prehensive sexuality education to help them become sexually healthy adults as well as to help them practice safer sexual behaviors, delay the onset of sexual intercourse sexual intercourse
or coitus or copulation
Act in which the male reproductive organ enters the female reproductive tract (see reproductive system). , and reduce both unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease sexually transmitted disease (STD) or venereal disease, term for infections acquired mainly through sexual contact. Five diseases were traditionally known as venereal diseases: gonorrhea, syphilis, and the less common granuloma inguinale, rates.
As they develop these programs, these individuals must target their messages to people of different cultures, races, socioeconomic backgrounds, ages, genders, and sexual orientations. This bibliography includes resources that reflect the diverse cultures and backgrounds of such groups as Latinos; African Americans; Asians and Pacific Islanders; Native Americans; gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgendered transgendered adjective Relating to a person who has undergone genital/sexual reassignment surgery Transgender health issues Hormonal therapy, cosmetic surgery, fertility options–eg, egg and sperm banking. See Sexual reassignment. Cf Transsexual. people; and others.
It includes culturally competent resources for professionals, individuals, and families specifically related to sexuality It also includes resources related to other fields that are adaptable to discussions about sexuality and provides ordering information for as well as contact information on organizations with more resources.
As with all materials, SIECUS SIECUS Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States recommends that readers screen them to make certain they are relevant to their target audience.
SIECUS does not sell or distribute the publications listed in this bibliography. They are, however, available for use in our Mary S. Calderone Library Readers can order copies by checking the order information provided in the bibliography.
SIECUS is located at 130W. 42nd Street, Suite 350, NewYork, NY 10036-7802; phone 212/819-9770; fax 212/819-9776; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.siecus.org
This bibliography was compiled by Amy Levine, librarian; Darlene Torres, associate librarian; and Johanna Novales, data assistant.
* These books were in SIECUS' annotated bibliography An annotated bibliography is a bibliography that gives a summary of the research that has been done. It is still an alphabetical list of research sources. In addition to bibliographic data, an annotated bibliography provides a brief summary or annotation. on Culturally Competent Sexuality Education Resources (1996). They are still relevant.
Disclaimer: Most of the books in this bibliography contain current, positive images about sexuality; others may need updating.
Bodies and Biases: Sexualities in Hispanic Cultures and Literatures *
David William Foster William Foster may refer to the following people:
Looking at a broad spectrum of popular culture, this book addresses how sexual behavior and collective identity, homosexuality, and gender are represented in historical and contemporary Hispanic literature.
1996; $21.95; ISBN ISBN
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University of Minnesota Press The University of Minnesota Press is a university press that is part of the University of Minnesota. External link
Encyclopedia of AIDS
Raymond A. Smith, Editor
This book provides the reader with a thorough look at AIDS and its effects on culture, politics, law, and the individual. To help increase awareness of AIDS, this resource offers information on transmission and prevention, basic science and epidemiology, and pathology and treatment.
2001; $25; ISBN 0140514864; Penguin Putnam Inc.
Gender Diversity: Crosscultural Variations
This book is an introduction to the subject of gender diversity and is based on ethnographic eth·nog·ra·phy
The branch of anthropology that deals with the scientific description of specific human cultures.
eth·nog data of gender diversity in numerous cultures. All the cultures described in the book provide spaces for sex and gender roles beyond the binary opposites of male and female, man and woman. Chapters include "Multiple Genders among North American North American
named after North America.
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see boophilusannulatus. Indians," "Hijra Hijra, as an Arabic word meaning migration (also romanised as hijrah, hejira and hegira) (cf. Hebrew הגירה hagirah for emigration) may refer to:
2000; $10,95; ISBN 1577660749; Waveland Press, Inc.
Nuestros Cuperos, Nuestros Vidas
The Boston Women's Health Women's Health Definition
Women's health is the effect of gender on disease and health that encompasses a broad range of biological and psychosocial issues. Book Collective
This Spanish version of Our Bodies, Ourselves is an easy-to-use resource that addresses the social, spiritual, and health issues of Latina-American heterosexual, lesbian, and bisexual bisexual /bi·sex·u·al/ (-sek´shoo-al)
1. pertaining to or characterized by bisexuality.
2. an individual exhibiting bisexuality.
3. pertaining to or characterized by hermaphroditism.
4. women. Chapters include "Knowledge Is Power," "Taking Care of Our Health," "Relationships and Sexuality" "Health and Reproductive Rights Reproductive rights or procreative liberty is what supporters view as human rights in areas of sexual reproduction. Advocates of reproductive rights support the right to control one's reproductive functions, such as the rights to reproduce (such as opposition to forced ," and "Maternity."
1998; $24; ISBN 0684842319; Seven Stories Press.
Salud: A Latina's Guide to Total Health
Jane Delgado, Ph.D.
Written by and for Latina women, this revised edition has 24 chapters that cover a broad range of health issues. Topics include prevention and treatment of the diseases that most commonly affect Latinas, such as diabetes, cervical cancer Cervical Cancer Definition
Cervical cancer is a disease in which the cells of the cervix become abnormal and start to grow uncontrollably, forming tumors. , and depression. It also discusses sexuality and reproductive health Within the framework of WHO's definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, reproductive health, or sexual health/hygiene issues as well as religious and spiritual traditions that affect the way Latinas view their health. A Spanish version, Salud: Gula para la salud integral de la mujer Latina, is also available.
2002; $19.95; ISBN 0060006218; Harper Collins.
AIDS Education: Reaching Diverse Populations*
Melinda K. Moore and Martin L Forst, Editors
This book describes how to tailor HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome education and prevention efforts to specific cultural and ethnic groups, including gay men, lesbians, African Americans, Asian American A·sian A·mer·i·can also A·sian-A·mer·i·can
A U.S. citizen or resident of Asian descent. See Usage Note at Amerasian.
A and Pacific Islanders, Latinos, sexual assault survivors, and homeless youth. Chapters include "HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention in the Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities," "Evolution of a Model of Popular Health Education for Environmental Change in the Latino Community," and "MAESTRO: A Cross- Cultural HIV/AIDS Training Curriculum."
1996; $64.95; ISBN 0275949044; Praeger Publishers.
Clinician's Guide to Working with Asians and Pacific Islanders Living with HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States.
Daniel D. Yu, M.S.W.
This guide is designed to help medical providers overcome the cultural challenges of working with Asian and Pacific Islanders living with HIV It discusses three questions: (1) What cultural factors amplify the difficulties faced by Asians and Pacific Islanders with HIV? (2) How do these cultural amplifiers affect a patient's access to services? (3) What can a medical provider do to address language and cultural barriers and to help empower Asian and Pacific Islander patients living with HIV?
1999;free online at http://www.apiwellness.org/ v20/physician/physunder.html;Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center.
Educating Everybody's Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners
Robert W. Cole, Editor
Although not specifically focused on sexuality education, this book serves as a practical guide to developing a variety of school programs that can improve the performance of students from diverse cultural, ethnic, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. While some of the instruction is designed to increase student achievement in reading, writing, mathematics, and oral communication skills, other strategies apply in any subject.
1995; $25.95; ISBN 0871202379; Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, or ASCD, is a membership-based nonprofit organization founded in 1943. It has more than 175,000 members in 135 countries, including superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and .
First Talk: A Teen Pregnancy Prevention Dialogue among Latinos
Bronwyn Mayden, Wendy Castro, and Megan Annitto
This book was published following a national symposium sponsored by the Child Welfare League of America and the National Council of Latino Executives. Chapters include "Characteristics of the Latino Population," "Factors Contributing to Latino Adolescent Pregnancy adolescent pregnancy See Teenage pregnancy. ," "Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sexually transmitted diseases
Infections that are acquired and transmitted by sexual contact. Although virtually any infection may be transmitted during intimate contact, the term sexually transmitted disease is restricted to conditions that are largely ," "Marriage and Childbearing," and "Latino Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention."
Appendices include "Principles Underlying Program Development," "Focus Groups," "Principles in the Latino Adolescent Pregnancy Symposium," and "Resources." This book is also available in Spanish.
1999; $14.95; ISBN 0878687610; The Child Welfare League of America.
Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Hispanic/Latino Youth
This booklet is an adaptation of SIECUS' Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education Kindergarten-12th Grade specifically designed for use with Hispanic/Latino youth. It provides a framework for comprehensive sexuality education including key concepts and developmental message for early childhood, pre-adolescence, early adolescence, and adolescence. The text, in both Spanish and English, includes a resource section on materials for Hispanic/Latino youth.
Health-Promoting and Heath-Compromising Behaviors among Minority Adolescents
Dawn K. Wilson, James Wilson, James, American agriculturist and cabinet officer
Wilson, James, 1836–1920, American agriculturist and cabinet officer, b. Ayrshire, Scotland. He emigrated to the United States and settled (1851) in Connecticut, later moving (1855) to Tama co. R. Rodriguez, and Wendell C. Taylor, Editors
This is part of the Application and Practice in Health Psychology series and is designed for clinical and counseling professionals working with minority adolescents. It addresses developmental, biological, and sociocultural so·ci·o·cul·tur·al
Of or involving both social and cultural factors.
soci·o·cul issues and focuses on specific health-promoting and health-compromising behaviors that need targeting such as drug abuse, violence, sexually transmitted diseases, female health issues, and chronic health risks. Chapters include "Preventing Drug Abuse and Violence," "Health Promotion in Minority Adolescents: Emphasis on Sexually Transmitted Diseases and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus human immunodeficiency virus
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
A transmissible retrovirus that causes AIDS in humans. ," "Communitybased Interventions," and "Health Care and Health Policy for Adolescents."
1997; $24.95; ISBN 1557983976; American Psychological Association The American Psychological Association (APA) is a professional organization representing psychology in the US. Description and history
The association has around 150,000 members and an annual budget of around $70m. .
Hip-Hop's Influence within Youth Popular Culture: A Catalyst for Reaching America's Youth with Substance Abuse Prevention Messages
Hicks Hicks , Edward 1780-1849.
American painter of primitive works, notably The Peaceable Kingdom, of which nearly 100 versions exist. Harper, Ph.D.,
and Billo Mahmood Harper
This report provides a practical and theoretical framework for understanding and utilizing youth popular culture, particularly HipHop culture, in substance abuse prevention programs. The discussions are also relevant for sexuality education and sexual health programs. The report includes models, ideas, and case studies designed to help professionals fully integrate youth-friendly, culturally competent approaches into their prevention work. Chapters include "Conceptual and Theoretical Framework for a New Prevention Approach," "Understanding the Youth Culture Phenomenon." and "Youth Popular Culture for Prevention."
1999; $32.50; ISBN 0966994205; McFarland & Associates.
The Multicultural Challenge in Health Education
Ana Consuelo Matiella, Editor
In this book, 28 of the nation's top health educators offer strategies to make health education culturally relevant. The book focuses on the needs of those responsible for educating young people in increasingly diverse communities. Topics include: the acculturation acculturation, culture changes resulting from contact among various societies over time. Contact may have distinct results, such as the borrowing of certain traits by one culture from another, or the relative fusion of separate cultures. process and implications for education, ethnicity and heath belief systems, multiethnic mul·ti·eth·nic
Of, relating to, or including several ethnic groups.
Adj. 1. multiethnic - involving several ethnic groups
multi-ethnic perspectives on comprehensive health education, integration of multicultural health education into the curriculum, and staff development for multicultural competency.
1994; ISBN 1560713550; out of print but may be available in bookstores or libraries.
Multicultural Human Services or AIDS Treatment and Prevention: Policy Perspectives and Planning*
Julio Morales Julio Morales is a former Uruguayan football strikerer. He was born on February 16 1945, in the city of Montevideo in Uruguay. He was part of the Uruguay squad for the 1970 World Cup. , Ph.D., and
Maria Bok, Ph.D., Editors
This book discusses specific suggestions for prevention, education, and behaviroal change strategies that are culturally relevant to African Americans, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians This is a list of notable Native Hawaiians:
This list of Puerto Ricans , and Mexicans.
1992; $18.95; ISBN 156023038; The Haworth Press, Inc.
Perceptions of Risk: An Assessment of the Factors Influencing Use of Reproductive and Sexual Health Services health services Managed care The benefits covered under a health contract
by Asian American Women*
National Asian Women's Health Organization
This report includes the findings of interviews with health care advocates, practitioners, and focus groups with Asian American women. It discusses how misinformation mis·in·form
tr.v. mis·in·formed, mis·in·form·ing, mis·in·forms
To provide with incorrect information.
mis , poverty, sexism, and privacy issues severely limit Asian American women's access to health services, It includes specific recommendations for educators and counselors working with this population.
1995; $10; National Asian Women's Health Organization.
Sexual Cultures and the Construction of Adolescent Identities*
Janice M. Irvine, Editor
This book explores how a teenager's race, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and family relationships affect the development of his or her sexual identity. It discusses the relationship between ethnic background and adolescent sexual behaviors
1994; $24.95; ISBN 1566391369; Temple University Press,
Sexuality Education Across Cultures: Working with Differences*
Janice M. Irvine
Using social-constructionist theory as a tool for understanding cultural diversity and sexuality, this book describes how culture shapes the ways that individuals may differ in their sexual thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. The author acknowledges that there is usually no single blueprint for developing effective multicultural sexuality education. The book provides insight into research and examples of problems sexuality educators may face.
1995; ISBN 0787901547; out of print but may be available in bookstores or libraries,
Sexuality, Poverty, and the Inner City*
Elijah Anderson Elijah Anderson is an American sociologist and ethnographer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His work in urban sociology and inequality has gained him a reputation as an influential scholar in his field. , Ph.D.
This report from the seminar series, "Sexuality and American Social Policy," focuses on the effects poverty has had on the sexual behavior and gender roles of urban youth. It also compares the sexual attitudes and experiences of poor white teenagers with those of minority youth.
1994; Free; ISBN 0944525199; Kaiser Family Foundation The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), or just Kaiser Family Foundation, is a U.S.-based non-profit, private operating foundation headquartered in Menlo Park, California. .
iSi, Se Puede! Yes We Can!
Angela Ginorio and Michelle Huston
This book explores the experiences of Latinas in the U.S. educational system. The first section provides an overview of governing concepts and trends. The second section provides an in-depth discussion of communities, including families, peers, and schools and their relationship to the educational process. The third section focuses on individual traits, such as self confidence, and explores how they are shaped by educational variables. The book concludes with recommendations for school personnel, families, and policymakers. It is also available in Spanish.
2001; $12.95; ISBN 187992224X; American Association of University Women ''This article or section is being rewritten at The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. Educational Foundation.
Troubling Intersections of Race and Sexuality: Queer Students of Color not of the white race; - commonly meaning, esp. in the United States, of negro blood, pure or mixed.
See also: Color and Anti-Oppressive Education Anti-oppressive education encompasses multiple approaches to learning that actively challenge different forms of what proponents describe as oppression. About
Kevin K. Kumashiro, Editor
Through autobiographical accounts of gay, lesbian, and bisexual students of different racial backgrounds, this book offers theoretical insights and educational strategies for educators. Essays include "Undressing the Normal: Community Efforts for Queer Asian and Asian American Youth," "Adolescent Sexual Orientation, Race and Ethnicity, and School Environments," "Race and Sexual Orientation in Multicultural Feminist Teacher Education."
2001; $26.95; ISBN 0742501906; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Working with Latino Youth
Luis A. Vargas and Joan D. Koss-Chioino, Editors
This book provides a model for working with Latino youth that takes into account individuals within the context of their families, their communities, and their culture. Using research materials and case studies, it provides strategies that are culturally responsive and effective for professionals who interact with Latino youth. Chapters include "Arenas for Therapeutic Intervention," "Latino Youth in Personal Contexts," and "Contextual Approaches: Practical Implications."
1999; $40; ISBN 0787943258; Jossey-Bass.
A Youth Leader's Guide to Building Cultural Competence cultural competence Social medicine The ability to understand, appreciate, and interact with persons from cultures and/or belief systems other than one's own *
Susan A. Messina
This resource is designed to help educators, health care professionals, and other service providers meet the challenges of teaching HIV and sexuality education to culturally diverse groups. Using a four-step model, it helps build the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to reach young people from a variety of backgrounds, with a specific focus on African-American, Latino, gay, lesbian, and bisexual teenagers.
1994; $10; Advocates for Youth.
PUBLICATIONS FOR FAMILIES
How to Talk to Your Children about AIDS *
This booklet is designed to help parents talk to their children about HIV/AIDS. It offers basic information about and guidelines for specific age levels: preschool, young children, preteens, and teenagers. A Spanish version, Como Hablar Con Sus Hijos Sabre el SIDA, is also available.
1997; $2; SIECUS.
Finding Our Voices: Talking with Our Children about Sexuality and AIDS
This booklet provides parents with support and suggestions for talking with children about sexuality issues. It addresses values, developmental stages, and sexual behavior. It also includes an extensive list of resources. A Spanish version, En Busca de Nuestras Voces: Hablando con Nuestros Hijos Acerca de la Sexualidad y el SIDA, is also available.
1998; $5; Mothers' Voices.
Be Proud! Be Responsible! Strategies to Empower Youth to Reduce Their Risk for AIDS
Loretta Sweet Jemmott, Ph.D., John B. Jemmott III, Ph.D. and Konstance A. McCaffree, Ph.D.
This six-session curriculum was originally targeted to African American male adolescents 13 to 18 years of age. It is now used to disseminate HIV-prevention information to all adolescents. The skills-based lessons focus on participants' needs to adapt responsible and safer sexual behaviors to prevent the sexual transmission of HIM It includes a video. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC See Control Data, century date change and Back Orifice.
CDC - Control Data Corporation ) Division of Adolescent and School Health identifies this curriculum as one that has shown credible evidence of effectiveness.
1996; $95; Select Media.
Becoming a Responsible Teen: An HIV Risk Reduction Intervention Program for Adolescents (B.A.R.T.)*
Janet S. St. Lawrence, Ph.D.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), agency of the U.S. Public Health Service since 1973, with headquarters in Atlanta; it was established in 1946 as the Communicable Disease Center. has named this HIV/AIDS-prevention curriculum as a "program that works." Originally designed for African-American adolescents in non-school settings, it provides information about HIV/AIDS and involves teen participants in building the skills they need to clarify their own values about sexual activity and learn how to avoid the risk of becoming infected with HIV. For adolescents in grades nine through 12, the curriculum consists of eight sessions. Students are segregated by gender to focus on skill development.
1998; $49.95l ISBN 1560715723; ETR ETR Estimated Time of Return/Repair
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ETR Eastern Test Range
ETR Express Toll Route Associates.
Can We Talk? Helping Families Talk About Self-Esteem, Sex and Peer Pressure
This program helps parents of children in grades four through eight enhance their role as sexuality educators of their children. It is a four-part workshop series on self-esteem, puberty puberty (py`bərtē), period during which the onset of sexual maturity occurs. ; sexuality, mixed messages, and peer pressure. Each class contains information for a one-hour interactive discussion, home activities between parents and children, and videos that focus on communication. The set includes a planning and training manual, a family activity book, and a video. A Spanish version, ?Conversamos?, is also available.
1998; $75; NEA NEA
1. National Education Association
2. National Endowment for the Arts
NEA (US) n abbr (= National Education Association) → Verband für das Erziehungswesen Professional Library.
A Cultural and Empowerment Approach to HIV Prevention among Latinas/Hispanic Women *
Written in English, this 12-module curriculum takes an empowerment approach to sexuality education for Latinas/Hispanic women. The lessons include information on HIV/AIDS prevention and transmission as well as exercises for examining the role of Latinas/Hispanic women in preventing HIV infection. The curriculum includes a participant's manual, a trainer's manual, and evaluation materials.
1991; National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Noun 1. Health and Human Services - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
Department of Health and Human Services, HHS Organizations (COSSMHO COSSMHO Coalition of Spanish-Speaking Mental Health Organizations ); out of print but may be available in bookstores or libraries.
Focus on Kids: Adolescent HIV Risk Prevention
University of Maryland University of Maryland can refer to:
Department of Pediatrics
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified this curriculum as a "program that works." Originally developed for African American urban youth, this program provides information to help reduce the risk of HIV infection among young people nine to 15 years of age through various interactive activities including games, role phys, discussions, and community projects. It also uses "friendship groups" to strengthen peer support. Topics covered in this curriculum are HIV and other STDs, condom use, abstinence, and sex and drug pressures that youth face. It also offers practice in decision-making, communication, and refusal and advocacy skills.
1998; $29.95; ISBN 15607159 IX; ETR Associates.
Growing Together: A Sexuality Education Program for Girls Ages 9-11 and Their Parents
This revised and updated curriculum is a component of Girls Incorporated's Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy program. It consists of five one-and-a-half- to two-hour sessions to help parents and their daughters nine to 11 years of age learn new information and develop the skills they need to talk about sexuality issues. Topics include anatomy, puberty, and communication. A Spanish version, Crecer Juntas, is also available.
2001; ISBN 1576790614; available to affiliated organizations and to licensees--non-member organizations should call for more information; Girls Incorporated National Resource Center.
HIV Prevention for Latinos: Interactive Bilingual HIV Education for English as a Second Language Programs
Asistencia Para Lations
This curriculum is designed to teach Latinos factual and culturally competent HIV/AIDS information. Lesson plans are in English and Spanish. Topics include "HIV 101 for ESL (1) An earlier family of client/server development tools for Windows and OS/2 from Ardent Software (formerly VMARK). It was originally developed by Easel Corporation, which was acquired by VMARK. Classrooms," "Understanding HIV and the Body," "Sexual Relationships," "Needle Sharing Needle sharing is the colloquialism for the reuse of syringes by multiple illegal drug users to administer intravenous drugs, and is a primary vector for diseases which can be transmitted through blood, including hepatitis and AIDS. ," and "Reproduction and Prenatal Care prenatal care,
n the health care provided the mother and fetus before childbirth. ."
1998; Asistencia Para Latinos.
It's Up to Us: An AIDS Education Curriculum for ESL Students *
This curriculum provides five hours of HIV/AIDS instruction for high school and young adult students who speak English as a second language (ESL). Using exercises which require students to use listening, reading, writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills, this curriculum helps them develop English language English language, member of the West Germanic group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Germanic languages). Spoken by about 470 million people throughout the world, English is the official language of about 45 nations. skills while learning how HIV is transmitted and prevented. Background materials, exercises, and activities come with each lesson, The curriculum also includes a list of international HIV/AIDS education and support service providers.
1995; available free of charge at www.hostos.cuny.edu/homepages/ lesnick/; Hostos Community College Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York is a community college in the City University of New York system. Located in the Bronx, New York City, Hostos Community College was created by an act of the Board of Higher Education in 1968 in response to Department of English Noun 1. department of English - the academic department responsible for teaching English and American literature
academic department - a division of a school that is responsible for a given subject , City University of New York The City University of New York (CUNY; acronym: IPA pronunciation: [kjuni]), is the public university system of New York City. .
Let the Circle Be Unbroken Let The Circle be Unbroken is the 1981 sequel to Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, written by Mildred D. Taylor. T.J.'s punishment is looming, Stacey runs away to find work, and the Logan children's cousin, Suzella Rankin, tries to pass herself off as a white person, but fails : A Model Curriculum for "Rites of Passage" Activities and Programs
Theresa Montgomery Okwumabua
This program translates the theories of an Afrocentric conceptual model into
a prevention program. It teaches adolescents the knowledge and skills necessary to build self esteem; enhance self image; develop leadership skills, cultural awareness and appreciation; and make healthy; productive, and self-affirming life choices. Targeted to young people 10 to 18 years of age, this curriculum consists of 16 units covering such subjects as "Knowing Self and Others," "Conflict Resolution and Violence Prevention," "HIV/AIDS and Other Life Threatening Conditions," and "Spirituality: The Journey Within."
1996; $120; NIA NIA National Institute on Aging (NIH)
NIA National Indoor Arena (UK)
NIA National Intelligence Agency (South Africa and Thailand)
NIA National Institute of Accountants Psychological & Health Consultants, Inc.
The National Coalition of Advocates for Student
Updated in 1996 by the National Coalition of Advocates for Students, this curriculum consists of two parallel training manuals: one addressing the issues and concerns of farm-working mothers/mentors and the other addressing the issues of pre-adolescent and adolescent farm-working girls. Each consists of six units, including basic HIV/AIDS/STD information, exercises, stories, and handouts. The curricula are designed to help participants explore self-identity and to use self-reflection to address the reality of sexuality, HIV, and STDs in their lives. The intervention is designed for implementation in four sessions, with each session lasting between two and three hours. The curriculum is also available in Spanish.
2001; ISBN 1880002205; for more information contact the National Coalition of Advocates for Students.
Sex, Teens, AIDS:
Take 'Em Serious
March of Dimes
Originally developed for a male responsibility program, this video and curriculum and activities guide has recently been revised to address sexuality issues facing male and female adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17. The twenty-minute video--the center piece of the program--consists of mini-dramas including discussion of peer pressure, intimate relationships, safer sex, abstinence, HIV and other STDs, and teen pregnancy. The guide, which can be used in single or multiple sessions, covers five areas: "The Three R's: Responsibility, Respect, Relationships," "Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenthood," "Protecting Yourself," "Sexually Transmitted Diseases." and "Intimate Violence in Relationships." 2000; $95; March of Dimes.
Tackling Gay Issues in School:
A Resource Module
Leif Mitchell, Editor
This resource for educators, administrators, counselors, trainers, and others working to create safe and inclusive school An inclusive school is a school that encourages special needs students and students without special needs to learn together. Therefore, students are able to learn to live together. There are some inclusive schools in the world. environments includes a rationale for including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender transgender or transgendered
Transsexual. issues in schools, recommended curriculum and staff development activities, and resource lists. A Spanish version, Abordondo La Tematica Gay en la Escuela, is also available.
1999; $20; Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN GLSEN Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (New York, New York) ).
On the Road to Healthy Living
Villarreal Analytical Management and Organizational Services (VAMOS VAMOS Velocity and Magnetic Observations of the Sun (Naples, Italy)
VAMOS Verified Additional Military Occupational Specialty ) and The National Coalition of Advocates for Students
This bilingual curriculum on HIV/AIDS is for migrant students in grades six through 12. The curriculum helps farm worker teens delay sexual intercourse by practicing assertiveness and decision-making skills in potentially high-risk situations. It also teaches them how to use condoms. It consists of five lessons including "Basic Facts about HIV and AIDS," "Risk Assessment," "Assertiveness," "Decision Making," and "Problem Solving problem solving
Process involved in finding a solution to a problem. Many animals routinely solve problems of locomotion, food finding, and shelter through trial and error. ."
1996; $19.95; ISBN 1880002124; National Coalition of Advocates for Students.
Will Power/Won't Power:
A Sexuality Education Program for Girls Ages 12-14
This updated curriculum is a component of Girls Incorporated's Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy program. It consists of 10 90-minute sessions for girls 12 to 14 years of age on reproductive health, assertiveness, sexual pressures, values, abstinence, and decision making. Originally designed to help girls who were likely to be facing decisions about sexual intercourse but who had not yet become sexually active, it has been revised to address sexual decision making for girls who are sexually experienced. A Spanish version, Querer/Poder Decir "No," is also available.
2001; ISBN 1576790622; available to affiliated organizations and to licensees-non-member organizations should call for more information; Girls Incorporated National Resource Center.
Advocates for Youth
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730 Polk Street Polk Street is a street in San Francisco that travels northward from Market Street to Jefferson Street. It's attractions are the See's Candy flagship store at California Street, and is usually cleaned every Saturday by the neighborhood organization. , Fourth Floor
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Web site: www.apiwellness.org
Asistencia Para Latinos
c/o Deborah Schoeberlein
RAD Educational Programs
P.O. Box 1433
Carbondale, CO 81623
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
1703 N. Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
Web site: www.ascd.org
The Child Welfare League of America
P.O. Box 2019
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-2019
Web site: www.cwla.org
4 Carbonero Way
Scotts Valley, CA 95066-4200
Web site: www.etr.org
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
P. O. Box 388
Ashlin, OH 44805
Web site: www.glsen.org
Girls Incorporated National Resource Center
441 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Web site: www.girlsinc.org
P. O. Box 360846
Pittsburg, PA 15251-6846
Web site: www.harpercollins.com
The Haworth Press, Inc.
10 Alice Street
Binghamton, NY 13904-1580
Web site: www.haworthpressinc.com
Hostos Community College
Department of English
City University of New York
Bronx, NY 10451
Web site: www.hostos.cuny.edu/homepages/lesnick/
Attention: Order Department
10475 Cross Point Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Web site: www.josseybass.com
Kaiser Family Foundation
2400 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park Menlo Park.
1 Residential city (1990 pop. 28,040), San Mateo co., W Calif.; inc. 1874. Electronic equipment and aerospace products are manufactured in the city. Menlo College and a Stanford Univ. research institute are there.
2 Uninc. , CA 94025
Web site: www.kff.org
March of Dimes
P. O. Box 1657
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703-1657
Web site: www.modimes.org
McFarland & Associates
8601 Georgia Avenue Georgia Avenue is a major north-south artery in Northwest Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County, Maryland. Within the District of Columbia, Georgia Avenue is also U.S. Route 29. Both Howard University and Walter Reed Army Medical Center are on Georgia Avenue. , Suite 601
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Web site: www.hiphop4kids.com/html/maincontent.html
National Asian Women's Health Organization
250 Montgomery Street Montgomery Street is a north-south thoroughfare in San Francisco, California, in the United States. It runs about 16 blocks from the Telegraph Hill neighborhood south through downtown, terminating at Market Street. , Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94104
Web site: www.nawho.org
National Coalition of Advocates for Students
100 Boylston Street Boylston Street is the name of a major east-west thoroughfare in the city of Boston, Massachusetts and its western suburbs. It begins at its eastern end in central Boston as the continuation of Essex Street at the intersection of Tremont, and forms the southern boundary of Boston , Suite 815
Boston, MA 02116-4610
Web site: www.ncasboston.org
NEA Professional Library
P. O. Box 2035
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-2035
Web site: www.nea.org/books
NIA Psychological & Health Consultants, Inc.
286 North Avalon
Memphis, TN 38112
Penguin Putnam Inc.
405 Murray Hill Murray Hill may refer to one of the following places:
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Web site: www.penguinputnam.com
88 Post Road West
West Port, CT 06881
Web site: www.greenwood.com
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
P. O. Box 890510
Charlotte, NC 28289
Web site: www.rowmanlittlefield.com
130 West 42nd Street, Suite 350
New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of , NY 10036-7802
Web site: www.siecus.org
2D Hollywood Avenue
Hohokus, NJ 07423
Web site: www.selectmedia.org
Seven Stories Press
100 Newfield Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837
Web site: www.sevenstories.com
Temple University Press
c/o Chicago Distribution Center
11030 S. Langley Avenue
Chicago, IL 60628
Web site: www.pressuchicago.edu
Waveland Press, Inc.
P. O. Box 400
Prospect Heights Prospect Heights may refer to:
Web site: www.waveland.com
University of Minnesota Press
Chicago Distribution Center
11030 S. Langley Avenue
Chicago, IL 60628
Web site: www.upress.umn.edu
Advocates for Youth
This organization works to prevent pregnancy, STDs, and HIV infection among adolescents.
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW; Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005; Phone: 202/347-5700; Fax: 202/347-2263; Web site: www.advocatesforyouth.org
African American AIDS Policy and Training Institute
This organization works to fight AIDS among people ofAfrican descent.
1833 W 8th St, Suite 200, Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. , CA 90057-4257; Phone: 213/353-3610; Fax: 213/989-0181; Web site: www.blackaids.org
Asian & Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS
This organization provides HIV/AIDS-related services, education, and research to Asian and Pacific Islander communities in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. .
150 Lafayette Street, Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10013; Phone: 212/334-7940; Fax: 212/334-7956; Web site: www.apicha.org org
Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center
This center aims to educate, support, empower, and advocate for Asian arid Pacific Islander (A&PI) communities--particularly (A&PI) living with or at-risk for HIV/AIDS.
730 Polk Street, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA 94109; Phone: 415/292-3400; Fax: 415/292-3404; Web site: www.apiwellness.org
The Balm in Gilead balm in Gilead
metaphorical cure for sins of the Israelites. [O.T.: Jeremiah 8:22]
See : Healing
This organization works to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS throughout the African-American community by building the capacity of faith communities to provide AIDS education and support networks for all people living and affected by HIV/AIDS.
130 West 42nd Street, Suite 450, New York, NY 10036; Phone: 212/730-7381 or 888/225-6243; Fax: 212/730-2551; Web site: www.balmingilead.org
Blacks Educating Blacks about Sexual Health Issues
This organization is the largest AIDS service agency providing education, HIV-prevention counseling, HIV antibody HIV antibody A self antibody specifically directed against one or more proteins or antigens on the surface of HIV, which may be minimally protective against HIV testing, and case management services to the African American community in Pennsylvania.
1217 Spring Garden Street, First Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19123; Phone: 215-7693561; Fax: 215-769-3860; Web site: www.bebashi.org
The Center for Cross Cultural Health
This organization works to integrate the role of culture in improving health and to ensure that diverse populations receive culturally competent and sensitive health and human services. Through information sharing See data conferencing. , training, and research the Center works to increase cultural competency among individuals, organizations, systems, and societies.
1313 S.E. Fifth Street, Suite 100B, Minneapolis, MN 55414; Phone: 612/379-3573; Fax: 612/623-3002; Web site: www.crosshealth.com
Child Welfare League of America
This organization is committed to engaging all Americans in promoting the well being of children, young people, and their families as well as in protecting every child from harm.
440 First Street, NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 2000 1-2085; Phone: 202/638-2952; Fax: 202/638-4004; Web site: www.cwla.org
Cross Cultural Health Care Program
Through a combination of cultural competency trainings, interpreter trainings, research projects, community coalition building, and other services, CCHCP CCHCP Cross Cultural Health Care Program serves as a bridge between communities and health care institutions to ensure full access to quality health care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate.
2821 Beacon Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144; Phone: 206.860-0329; Fax: 206/860-0334; Web site: www.xculture.org
This Web site, supported by the National Conference of State Legislatures
The abbreviation NCSL redirects here. For the British educational institution see National College for School Leadership.
The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL NCSL National Conference of State Legislatures
NCSL National College for School Leadership
NCSL National Conference of Standards Laboratories
NCSL National Council of State Legislators
NCSL National Computer Systems Laboratory (NIST) ), Resources for Cross Cultural Health Care (RCCHC), and the Henry 3. Kaiser Family Foundation, promotes language and cultural competence to improve the quality of health care for minority, immigrant, and ethnically diverse communities.
Web site: www.diversityrx.org
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This organization seeks to enhance the well being of individuals, families, and communities by providing leadership, educational resources, training, and research in health promotion with an emphasis on sexuality and health education.
P.O. Box 1830, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, city, United States
Santa Cruz (săn`tə krz), city (1990 pop. 49,040), seat of Santa Cruz co., W Calif., on the north shore of Monterey Bay; inc. 1866. , CA 95061-1830; Phone: 800/321-4407; Fax: 800/435-8433; Web site: www.etr.org
This national youth organization is dedicated to helping every girl become strong, smart, and bold through advocacy, research, and education.
120 Wall Street, Third Floor, New York, NY 10005; Phone: 212/509-2000; Fax: 212/509-8708; National Resource Center, 441 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3233; Phone: 317/634-7546; Fax: 317/634-3024; Web site: www.girlsinc.org
Latina Health Project
This is a series of programs and events designed to explore and explain disparities in health status and in access to medical care affecting Hispanic women in Philadelphia, PA; Delaware; and South New Jersey.
Minority Women's Health Initiative Women's Health Initiative A 15-yr, $628 million project involving 1. An observational study of the health habits and medical Hx of ±100,000 ♀ 2. , WHYY, Inc, 150 North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106; Phone: 215/351-2003; Fax: 215/351-3347; Web site: www.latinasalud.org
Latino Commission on AIDS
This membership organization is dedicated to improving and expanding AIDS prevention, research, treatment and other services in the Latino community through organizing, education, model program development and training. Using its extensive network of members, the Commission works to mobilize an effective Latino community response to the health crisis created by HIV/AIDS.
24 West 25th Street, Ninth Floor, New York, NY 10010; Phone: 212/675-3288; Fax: 212/675-3466; Web site: www.latinoaids.org
This Web site provides resources for educators, students, and activists to explore and discuss multicultural education; facilitate opportunities for educators to work toward self-awareness and development; and provide forums for educators to interact and collaborate with each other to develop a critical, transformative approach to multicultural education.
Web site: curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/multicultural
National Alliance for Hispanic Health
This network seeks to improve the health and well being of Hispanics in the United States Hispanics in the United States, or Hispanic Americans, are American citizens or residents of Hispanic ethnicity who identify themselves as having Hispanic Cultural heritage. According to the 2000 Census, Hispanic Americans constitute roughly 12. .
1501 Sixteenth Street, N. W, Washington, DC 20036; Phone: 202/387-5000; Fax: 202/797-4353; Web site: www.hispanichealth.org
National Asian Women's Health Organization
This organization works to achieve health equity for Asian women and families.
250 Montgomery Street, Suite 900, San Francisco CA 94104; Phone: 415/989-9747; Fax: 415/989-9758; Web site: www.nawho.org
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), organization composed mainly of American blacks, but with many white members, whose goal is the end of racial discrimination and segregation.
This organization works at the national, regional, and local levels for the protection and enhancement of African Americans and other minorities.
4805 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215; Phone: 877/622-2798; Fax: 410/358-3818; Web site: www.naacp.org
National Black Women's Health Project
This organization seeks to improve the health of black women by providing wellness education and services, health information, and advocacy.
600 Pennsylvania Avenue Pennsylvania Avenue is a street in Washington, D.C. joining the White House and the United States Capitol. Called "America's Main Street," it is the location of official parades and processions, as well as protest marches and civilian protests. , SE., Suite 310, Washington DC 20003; Phone: 202/543-9311; Fax: 202/543-9743; www.nbwhp.org
National Center for Cultural Competence
This center works to increase the capacity of health care and mental health programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems.
Georgetown University Georgetown University, in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C.; Jesuit; coeducational; founded 1789 by John Carroll, chartered 1815, inc. 1844. Its law and medical schools are noteworthy, and its archives are especially rich in letters and manuscripts by and Center for Child and Human Development, 3307 M Street, N W, Suite 401, Washington, DC 20007-3935; Phone: 800/788-2066 or 202/687-5387; Fax: 202/687-8899; Web site: www.georgetown.edu/research/gucdc/nccc/
National Council of La Raza The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is the largest Hispanic advocacy organization in the United States. The NCLR was founded in 1968 as a nonpartisan nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing discrimination and poverty and to improving the lives and economic opportunities of
This organization works to reduce poverty and discrimination as well as to improve life opportunities for Hispanic Americans through two approaches: capacity-building assistance to support and strengthen Hispanic community-based organizations, and applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy.
1111 19th, NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036; Phone: 202/785-1670; Fax: 202/776-1792; Web site: www.nclr.org
National Latina Health Network
This network is dedicated to strengthening and developing collaborations between Latina leaders in public health and building local and national community health partnerships which enhance the quality of life for Latinas and their families across the nation. 1680 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Second Floor, Washington, DC 20007; Phone: 202/966-9633 or 963 7; Web site: www.nationallatinahealthnetwork.com
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
The mission of NLIRH NLIRH National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health is to ensure the right to reproductive health for Latinas, their families and communities through education, advocacy and coalition building.
PO. Box 610456; Queens, NY 11361; Phone: 718/229-7045; Fax: 718/229-7112; Web site: www.latinainstitute.org
National Latina/o Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Organization
This organization represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Latinas/os. LLEGO works to overcome social, health, and political barriers that individuals face due to their sexual orientation and ethnicity.
1420 K Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005; Phone: 202/408-5380; Fax: 202/408-8478; Web site: wwm.llego.org
National Minority AIDS Council
This organization is dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.
1931 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009; Phone: 202/483-6622; Fax: 202/483-1135; Web site: www.nmac.org
National Multi-Cultural Institute
This organization works with individuals, organizations, and communities to create a society that is strengthened and empowered by its diversity. Through its initiatives, NMCI NMCI Navy/Marine Corps Intranet
NMCI National Multi-Cultural Institute leads efforts to increase communication, understanding, and respect among people of diverse backgrounds and addresses some of the important issues of multiculturalism facing our society.
3000 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 438, Washington, DC 20008-2556; Phone: 202/483-0700; Fax: 202/483-5233; Web site: www.nmci.org
National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
This is a network of concerned Native Americans willing to speak publicly on the need for HIV-prevention education by and for Native Americans.
436 14th Street, Suite 1020, Oakland, CA 94610; Phone: 510/444-2051; Fax: 510/444-1593; Web site: www.nnaapc.org
National Urban League
This organization helps African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity and power, and civil rights.
120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005; Phone: 212/558-5300; Fax: 212/558-5332; Web site: www.nul.org
National Youth Advocacy Coalition The National Youth Advocacy Coalition, or NYAC, is the largest national organization fighting for the rights and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
This organization advocates for and with young people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender in an effort to end discrimination against them and to ensure their physical and emotional well-being.
1638 R Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009; Phone: 202/319-7596 or 800/541-6922; Fax: 202/319-7365; Web site: www.nyacyouth.org
The Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center
This organization addresses the issues of health, education, land and water rights, and economic development as they relate to Native American people An American people may be:
P.O. Box 572, Lake Andes, SD 5735605 721; Phone: 605/487-7072; Fax: 605/487-7964; Web site: www.nativeshop.org
Office of Minority and Women's Health
This office of the Bureau of Primary Health Care The Bureau of Primary Health Care is a sub program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Key areas of responsibility
BPHC Bureau of Primary Health Care ) promotes activities that reduce disparities in the health status of women as well as racial and ethnic populations. It stimulates collaborative partnerships to ensure coordinated health care that responds to unique cultural and linguistic needs.
4350 East- West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; Phone: 301-594-4490; Fax: 301/594-0089; Web site: www.bphc.hrsa.gov/omwh
Office of Minority Health Resource Center
Established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Noun 1. Department of Health and Human Services - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
Health and Human Services, HHS Office of Minority Health, OMHRC OMHRC Office of Minority Health Resource Center
OMHRC Office of Men's Health Resource Center serves as a national resource and referral service on minority health issues.
P.O. Box 37337, Washington, DC 200137337; Phone: 800/444/6472; Fax: 301/230-7198; Web site: www.omhrc.gov/omhr
Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood
A service mark used for an organization that provides family planning services. Federation of America
This organization believes in the fundamental right of individuals to manage their own fertility regardless of income, marital status marital status,
n the legal standing of a person in regard to his or her marriage state. , race, age, sexual orientation, and national origin.
810 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019; Phone: 212/541-7800; 800/230-PLAN refers to local Planned Parenthoods; Fax: 212/245-1845; 1780 Massachusetts Avenue Massachusetts Avenue may refer to:
Young Women's Christian Association
YWCA n abbr (= Young Women's Christian Association) → Asociación f de Jóvenes Cristianas
YWCA of the USA
The YWCA empowers women and girls by offering a wide range of services and programs that enrich and transform their lives.
Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 301, New York, NY 10118; Phone: 212/273-7800; Fax: 212/ 465-2281; Web site: www.ywca.org