Wellness and Sexual Health: For Schools

Previously known as Scott & White Worth the Wait, the program continues with the all-inclusive, data-driven curriculum founded on the medical, legal, psychological and socioeconomic information regarding adolescent health risk behaviors. Based on the probable consequences of adolescent risk behaviors, the safest and healthiest choice for teens is to promote risk avoidance by establishing healthy habits and relationships. The in-school intervention program is offered for middle and high school students, with components for parents, healthcare providers and the community.

Key program features include:

  • Medically accurate with up-to-date information
  • User-friendly curriculum with entirely scripted narratives, handouts, student-driven activities, teacher training events and on-going customer support
  • Promotes avoidance of health risk behaviors; all levels of the curriculum include the CDC Youth Risk Behaviors
  • Written by a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and implemented by a major academic medical institute, Scott & White Healthcare, Texas A&M College of Medicine
  • Supportive research published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology demonstrating an increased knowledge and shift in attitude toward delaying sexual activity in a study of more than 24,000 middle school students
  • Parent/guardian participation interaction worksheets and handouts
  • Continuous research with pre- and post-curriculum student surveys
  • Educational materials for healthcare professionals for use in clinic or community education settings
  • A leading education source for healthcare professionals and health educators with frequent continuing education conferences throughout the year
  • The most trusted name in sex education, used by more Texas school districts than any other curriculum, and a leading education source for other sex education programs

Ten Lesson Curriculum

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Additional Products

In-depth presentations for adolescents go beyond the curriculum to offer additional information. Each of the following PowerPoint presentations are available on CD with presenter guidelines and supplemental resources. A convenient notebook option is also available.

Topics include:

  • Teens and Sex: What are the Effects?
  • What Adults Need to Know About Teens and Sex
  • Contraception and Teens: Providing the Facts
  • STDs: Facts You Need to Know
  • K.E.Y.S. to Succeed (Decisions)

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