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Teen Talk Middle School

Health Connected’s Teen Talk Middle School curriculum is a comprehensive sexuality education curriculum designed to help educate 12-14-year-olds about sexuality and sexual health. This sequential, 12-session curriculum is intended to be delivered over two weeks. Teen Talk Middle School was updated to meet the new requirements of the California Healthy Youth Act, based on a comprehensive review by the Adolescent Sexual Health Work Group.

Core components of the Teen Talk Middle School curriculum include:

  • Meets the stringent requirements of CA Education Code sections 51930-51939 for 7th-12th grade students
  • Consists of 12 sessions intended to be taught for a minimum of 10 hours over 2 weeks
  • Supports clarification of values about gender roles, relationships, and sexuality
  • Provides information about where to obtain reproductive health care
  • Encourages parent and trusted adult communication
  • Incorporates multi-day parent/trusted adult interview homework assignment for students
  • Gender inclusive language

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