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they have for educating teens about the risks of STDs. Share your findings with the class. (LESSON 2) 3. Advocacy. Develop an HIV prevention program aimed at teens entering high school. Emphasize the relationship between unsafe behaviors, such as sexual contact and drug use, and the risk of HIV infection. (LESSON 3) 4. Refusal Skills. List two suggestions for practicing abstinence when pressured to engage in sexual activity or to use drugs. (LESSON 4) Health Advocate Do you like working with people? Can you synthesize information from a variety of sources to come up with innovative solutions to complex problems? If so, you may be interested in a career as a health advocate. Health advocates work in a wide range of settings, but all health advocates work toward one goal: finding innovative ways to improve the delivery of health services. Health advocates have several levels of certification. Two-year courses are available at some community colleges. Others become advocates through a Master of Arts program following college graduation. Find out more about this and other health careers by clicking on Career Corner at health.glencoe.com. Parent Involvement Advocacy. With your parents, research ways that parents can help their children avoid risky behaviors that might lead to STDs. Work together with your parent or guardian to orga- nize your research, and create guidelines for other parents. If you have access to the Internet, post the guidelines on a Web site. School and Community Finding Resources. Learn the names of organizations in your community that help people infected with HIV/AIDS. Make a list of these organizations, and describe the services each provides. Create a pamphlet containing the information you have gathered. Make the pamphlet available through the school health office. health.glencoe.com
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Use the notes you have taken in your Foldable to review what you have learned. Use the Internet or your school’s media center to look for current research and statistics regarding teens and STDs. Report on your findings on the back of your Foldable. After You Read Chapter 25 Review 670 Chapter 25 Review 1. Why are STDs in the United States considered a hidden epidemic? 2. Explain the relationship between alcohol and other drugs used by adolescents and the role these substances play in STDs. 3. What is the only method that is 100 percent effective in preventing STDs? 4. Which STDs stay in the body for life? 5. Why is early treatment of STDs important? RECALLING THE FACTS Use complete sentences to answer the following questions. EXPLORING HEALTH TERMS Answer the following questions on a sheet of paper. Match each definition with the correct term. EIA asymptomatic stage Western blot symptomatic stage pandemic 11. A period of time during which a person infected with HIV has no symptoms.
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