Positive Choices Program
A Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program in partnership with Adagio Health

Auberle is excited to partner with Adagio Health with a teen pregnancy prevention project called the Positive Choices Program.

 

The program uses an evidence-based, comprehensive sexual health education curriculum with 10 sessions designed to be used in high schools and community settings with at-risk youth. The curriculum is medically accurate, age-appropriate and trauma-informed. We aim to provide teens with the knowledge, skills and resources to:

  • Reduce their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HIV/AIDS, pregnancy by abstaining from sex or using an FDA approved contraceptive method, including condoms. 

  • Build healthy relationships and teach adolescents components of healthy relationships. 

  • Recognize the warning signs for unhealthy relationship behaviors, including human trafficking. 

  • Build communication and negotiation skills to decrease risky behaviors. 

The program has been implemented with various programs within Auberle: Ward Home’s two supervised independent living facilities for youth ages 16-20, Youth in Foster Care Placements, and the 412 Youth Zone for young people ages 16-23 aging out of Foster Care. The project aims to serve approximately 260 young people.

 

The Positive Choices program provides some of the region’s most vulnerable youth with access to important resources and information to keep them safe and healthy.

Teenagers

To learn more about the

Positive Choices Program,

please contact:

Ana Kay Yaghoubian

Director, Education Programs
ayaghoubian@adagiohealth.org

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Auberle Main Campus

1101 Hartman Street

McKeesport, PA 15132

412-673-5800

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Site Published: 2016