TITLE

Promoting sexual health in school-age children

AUTHOR(S)
Day, Pat
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Independent Nurse;2/21/2011, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the role of school nurses in promoting sexual health in school-age children in Great Britain. It emphasizes the important role of parents in shaping adolescent behaviour. It discusses the success of a project in Sheffield, England where parents are being trained to talk to their children about sex. It describes a sex education curriculum. It relates how school nurses can influence the delivery of sex education. INSETS: Case study: sex education;Case study: Dutch sex education.
ACCESSION #
58731574

 

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