Sexual Health Education

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The Sexual Health Education Program provides evidence-based, comprehensive curricula and leadership opportunities to reduce the risk of early sexual involvement, teen pregnancy and STIs by empowering youth to make informed decisions for healthy and successful lives. With funding from the Office of Adolescent Health, awarded in October 2010, the Youth Programs Department provides the following teen pregnancy prevention programs in participating San Luis Obispo County Schools:

Positive Prevention Plus

Positive Prevention PLUS curriculum materials are California’s best source for evidence-based instruction in Comprehensive Sexual Health Education and Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Positive Prevention PLUS curriculum is written by teachers, for teachers in compliance with the updated California Education Code including the “California Healthy Youth Act” (AB 329) and “Sexual Harassment and Violence Instruction“ (SB 695) and the National Health Education Standards.

Lesson Topics


  • Getting Started: Classroom Ground Rules and Vocabulary
  • Life Planning
  • Exploring Friendships and Other Relationships
  • Bullying and Relationship Violence
  • Preventing Unplanned Pregnancies
  • Making Informed Decisions: Understanding the California Safe Surrender Law
  • Myths and Stereotypes Regarding Persons with HIV
  • HIV Disease and AIDS
  • Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Risk Recognition and Risk Reduction
  • Media and Peer Pressure
  • Accessing Community Services
  • Setting Goals


814 Ricardo Court
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401