PSYC 172 - LEC 8 - TUES

PSYC 172 - LEC 8 - TUES - FederalPolicies

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Federal Policies Federally funded Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Programs 1981 – Adolescent Family Life Act (AFLA) 1996 – Title V – Welfare Reform Act 2000 – Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) 2007 – The Responsible Education About Life (REAL) Act introduced to the House 2008 – 175 million allocated for Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Education Senate Eliminates Existing Abstinence-Only Funding; Invests in Evidence-Based Prevention  July, 2009 Keeping on course with the actions taken by President Obama in his FY10 budget request and the House Labor-HHS- Education, the Senate spending bill eliminated all funding for existing abstinence-only-until-marriage funds—including  funding for the Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) grant program ($104 million). The subcommittee  redirected the funds to effective, evidence-based, teen prevention programs and promising prevention models.  GUTTMACHER INSTITUTE :  Sex and STI/HIV Education - STATE POLICIES IN BRIEF (As of JUNE 1, 2009)  20 states require sex ed 23 states require abstinence be stressed 14 states require contraceptives be covered (none require that they be stressed) 35 states require STI/HIV education SB 71: The California Comprehensive Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Act Schools are NOT required to teach sexuality education Schools are required to teach HIV/AIDS prevention education Abstinence-only sex education is not allowed under the law Sex Education and HIV Prevention Program Funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The San Diego City Schools Sex Education and HIV Prevention Program is part of the Physical Education, Health and  Athletics Department. Funding for the program is provided by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and  Prevention (CDC). Comprehensive sex education programs are implemented in grades 6, 8 and 10/11. In addition, HIV 
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course PSYCH 172 taught by Professor Roberts during the Summer '09 term at UCSD.

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PSYC 172 - LEC 8 - TUES - FederalPolicies

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