Adolescent Sexual Health Work Group

The Adolescent Sexual Health Work Group (ASHWG) is an organized collaborative of governmental and non-governmental organizations to promote and protect the sexual and reproductive health of youth in California. ASHWG is comprised of program managers from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Department of Education (CDE), and key non-governmental organizations (NGO) committed to working more effectively to address the sexual and reproductive health of California adolescents.

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Positive Youth Development Organizational Assessment Administrator Guide

What is Positive Youth Development?
Positive Youth Development (PYD) is a strengths-based, holistic approach to working with youth to promote healthy development and outcomes. PYD focuses on the process of creating an environment that provides protective factors, which promote personal strengths and resilience.

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Current And Relevant Resources To Support Local Implementation Of Comprehensive Sexual Health Education In California (CA) Schools

This resource list was put together by the Tools and Training committee of ASHWG to help district administrators, teachers, parents or others seeking current resources for implementing comprehensive sexual health education in California.

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Goal 1:

To improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes and health equity among California youth.

Goal 2:

To increase access to exemplary sexual health education among California youth.

Goal 3:

To increase access to sexual and reproductive health services among California youth.

Goal 4:

To promote positive youth development and healthy relationships among California youth.

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