Evaluating the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Promoting Adolescent Health Through School-Based HIV/STI Prevention and School-Based Surveillance Initiative

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

The CPS Office of Student Health and Wellness (OSHW) was awarded a $1.8 Million grant ("Grant") from the Center for Disease Control ("CDC") for Promoting Adolescent Health Through School-Based HIV/STD Prevention and School-Based Surveillance (the "HIV/ST/ Prevention Initiative' in August 2013. The HIV/STI Prevention Initiative aims to improve student health and academic achievement through reduction of HIV/STI health disparities. The HIV/ST/ Prevention Initiative has four goals:
(1) to increase access to exemplary sexual health education (ESHE) and sexual health related services (SHS), (2) to create safe and supportive environments (SSE), (3) to raise policy awareness, and (4) to promote the Sexual Health Education Policy and related local and state policies that support
STl/HIV Prevention in Chicago.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date8/1/147/31/15

Funding

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (12-0604-PRC)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (12-0604-PRC)

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