Safer Choices

The HSRA Check Yo’ Self Health and Wellness Program administers Safer Choices, a Center for Disease Control (CDC) approved, evidence-based curriculum taught during health and science classes in participating high schools.   The Safer Choices program includes the following components:  HIV/STI and teen pregnancy prevention curriculum; experiential activities included to build communication skills, delaying sex, and using condoms.

Curriculum Features:

  • Once a week classes over six (6) weeks
  • Pre/post knowledge evaluation
  • Peer assisted – peer leaders are selected by the class to assist the adult facilitator with time keeping, recording, and small group assignments
  • Delivered in an academic setting during school hours


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