TITLE

The Sexual Health Educator and the provision of Sex Education in Wales

AUTHOR(S)
Attridge, Stewart
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Education & Health;2011, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of the Sexual Health Educator role which was established in schools in Wales in 2008 as a collaboration between the Integrated Sexual Health Department in Cardiff Royal Infirmary and the Cardiff and Vale Public Health Team. A discussion of research which was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of sexual health educators, and to investigate methods which Welsh students used to obtain information related to sexual health and education, is presented. Guidelines on sex and relationship education which were created by the Welsh Assembly Government are examined. In the article the author offers his opinions on the status of sex education in Wales.
ACCESSION #
66811754

 

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