The African-American church: a potential forum for adolescent comprehensive sexuality education.

@article{CoyneBeasley2000TheAC,
  title={The African-American church: a potential forum for adolescent comprehensive sexuality education.},
  author={Tamera Coyne-Beasley and Victor J. Schoenbach},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          289-94
        }
}
PURPOSE To investigate the attitudes and beliefs of clergy from African-American churches towards sexuality education and the provision of sexuality education in their churches. METHODS A pilot study was designed to survey a convenience sample of clergy leaders from African-American churches about their young adolescent members. The survey asked about priority health topics, prevalence of sexual and drug risk behavior and the clergy's desire for health education programs. The churches were… CONTINUE READING

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