On Their Level: Tips for Recruitment and Engagement

Apr 9, 2018
We asked our online audience and Advisory Board members to share tips and insights for recruiting youth, building engaging programs, and educating others who are new to the field. Here are their responses.
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What Works in Youth HIV presents emerging and evidence-based practices and practical resources to help those who work with youth to prevent HIV/AIDS.


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We use the evidence-based curriculum Project AIM because it's youth development-focused. The curriculum focuses on their positive possible self."

Maranda - Washington, DC

Youth & HIV

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Schools can provide comprehensive sex education, ensure access to reproductive care, and support positive youth development to reduce risk-taking."

Midge - Providence, RI

Engage Youth

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Engaging young people means involving them in the design, implementation and evaluation of programs and policies that affect their well-being."

Jennifer - Washington, DC

About Us

The National Resource Center for Adolescent HIV/AIDS Prevention was awarded cooperative agreement funding from the Department of Health and Human Services's Office of Adolescent Health. JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., an international public health consulting company, oversees the Center, consisting of the What Works in Youth HIV website and training and technical assistance.