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Guidelines for HIV/AIDS Prevention Instruction

Putting It All Together: Program Guidelines for State-Mandated HIV/AIDS Prevention Education in California Middle and High Schools.

New legislation has been enacted that will change Comprehensive Sexual Health Education and HIV/AIDS Prevention Education. The new laws go into effect January 1, 2016. Please check back soon for updates.


These guidelines were written primarily to give school administrators, board members, policymakers, and decision-makers support and direction in meeting the mandates for providing HIV/AIDS prevention instruction in middle and high schools. Parents and community members may find the guidelines helpful in understanding the legislative requirements for HIV/AIDS prevention and the community essential to an effective program. Teachers and health educators may use the guidelines to identify resources and materials to improve the quality of instruction.

Putting It All Together: Program Guidelines for State-Mandated HIV/AIDS Prevention Education in California Middle and High Schools (PDF)

Questions:   Coordinated School Health and Safety Office | 916-319-0914
Last Reviewed: Monday, March 7, 2016

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