Why a SHARE Program?

SHARE stands for: Sexual Health and Relationship Education

Mission Statement:

  • SHARE's mission is to positively influence young people‚Äôs sexual behavior by educating them about the benefits of sexual risk avoidance (abstinence) and to encourage informed decision making through the use of factually documented information.

Goals:

  • Inform and educate young people regarding the outcomes of their sexual choices  
  • Teach a positive and healthy approach to sexual risk avoidance techniques
  • Encourage a lifestyle reflecting sexual risk avoidance techniques
  • Instill an awareness of the positive as well as the negative outcomes of sexual choice

Strategies:

  • Interactive program that allows young people to make decisions for their sexual health based on informed choices
  • Age appropriate, 3-4 day program taught in middle school, junior high and high school health classes
  • Highly trained instructors and nursing professionals presenting information to students
  • Medically accurate statistics sourced from the CDC, NIH, Medical Institute for Sexual Health

Methodologies:

  • Pre-test students for a qualitative measurement of knowledge
  • Post-test students for a quantitative measurement of knowledge and possible behavioral changes