How You're Involved In Your Child's Sex Education

Apr 19, 2019

Credit Lousiana Public Health Institute

On Sex Education In the State

Twenty four states require sex education, thirty eight require sex ed to be approved of by parents. Abstinence+ is a sex education program that emphasizes abstinence, but covers birth control, condoms, healthy relationships, consent and STD information. 

Why Abstinence-plus?

Gustafson says this form os sex education is beneficial to healthy development. Education that is led by parents, but guided by professionals means that all students are on a level playing field. Parents are seen as the first and most important educators, and are backed up by medically accurate information of sexual health. 

On Initiating The Talk

Gustafson suggests turning to the internet for sexual health resources, if your student is having toruble.