Effects and effectiveness of life skills education for HIV prevention in young people.

@article{Yankah2008EffectsAE,
  title={Effects and effectiveness of life skills education for HIV prevention in young people.},
  author={Ekua Yankah and Peter Aggleton},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={465-85}
}
For 20 years, "life skills" education has been advocated as a key component of HIV and AIDS education for young people. But what do terms such as life skills imply, and what evidence is there that a life skills-based approach really works? This article reviews the literature on the effects and effectiveness of life skills-based education for HIV prevention. Evaluated interventions were identified by using three search strategies. The review identified a surprising number of rigorously designed… CONTINUE READING

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