National Health Education Standards

  • SH Standard 1 Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention.
  • SH Standard 2 Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology and other factors on health behaviors.
  • SH Standard 5 Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to promote sexual health.
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NYSED Standards

  • SR.I.1 Adolescents can and should avoid pregnancy and STD/HIV/AIDS.
  • SR.I.2 Most adolescents do not engage in risky sexual behavior.
  • SR.I.3 Individuals who are infected with STD/HIV may not have any signs or symptoms but can transmit the infection to others.
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NYSED Standards

  • SR.C.6 An individual is at greater risk of STD/HIV infection by having one or more sexual partners who are at increased risk by engaging in sexual contact that results in the exchange of body fluids (i.e., semen, vaginal secretions, blood).
  • SR.C.12 Individuals who have engaged in behaviors that have put them at risk for STD/HIV need to take precautions not to infect others, to seek counseling and antibody testing and advise previous and current sexual and/or drug partners to receive counseling and testing.
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NYSED Standards

  • SR.C.7 Individuals who engage in sexual contact need to properly use a latex/polyurethane condom each and every time to reduce the likelihood of unwanted pregnancy or infection with STD/HIV.
  • SR.C.3 The only two effective ways to avoid pregnancy and most STD infection are abstinence or using protection correctly and consistently each time an individual engages in sexual contact.
  • SR.C.9 Latex/polyurethane condoms provide protection against pregnancy, most STD and HIV.
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National Sexuality Education Standards

  • PR.8.CC.3 Explain the health benefits, risks and effectiveness rates of various methods of contraception, including abstinence and condoms.
  • PR.8.SM.1 Describe the steps to using a condom correctly.
  • SH.8.CC.1 Define STDs, including HIV, and how they are and are not transmitted.
  • SH.8.AI.1 Identify medically accurate information about STDs, including HIV.
  • SH.8.CC.2 Compare and contrast behaviors, including abstinence, to determine the potential risk of STD/HIV transmission from each.
  • SH.8.GS.1 Develop a plan to eliminate or reduce risk for STDs, including HIV.
  • SH.8.SM.1 Describe the steps to using a condom correctly.
  • SH.8.AI.2 Identify local STD and HIV testing and treatment resources.
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