From the Publisher
Bright and positive, but very realistic Practical in its guidance Experience-based Full of wise counsel 114 colorful photos, most of them of other teens Numerous charts and graphs Excellent chapter-by-chapter discussion questions Helpful referrals Up-to-date medical science No anatomical diagrams or instructions in "safe sex"
About the Author
Maureen Gallagher Duran--Co-Author. B.S. in Political Science, Radford University, 1983; Teaching Certificate, George Mason University, 1986; M.A. in Education and Counseling, George Mason University, 1987. Director for 10 years of Education of Teen Choice, a project funded in part by the Office of Adolescent Pregnancy Programs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Author of nationally recognized secondary high school, family-life/sexuality curriculum, Reasonable Reasons to Wait (RRTW). Author of peer education and mentoring program, Peers Assisted Learning (PAL). Author of middle school curriculum, Character Counts: Making the Right Moves Author of Teacher's Guide to video, Sex, Lies and the Truth. Author of Character Building Skits for the Elementary. Recognized speaker in the field of character-based sexuality education..
Deborah D. Cole--Co-Author. B.A. in Sociology, University of Maryland, 1971; M.A. in communications, Regent University, 1980; post-graduate studies in mass communication, Regent University, 1980; post-graduate studies in education, Old Dominion University, 1982; studies in literature, Rollins College, 1994-1997. Editor, Handbook for Helping Others, by Kenneth Stafford, chosen Books, Zondervan corporation, 1986. Managing Editor, Strang communications, 1988-1995. Writer, instructor at writers' conferences.
TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter One--Sex, Love, and Character Chapter Two--Good Character Chapter Three--Character and Sexuality Chapter Four--Risky Business: Sexually Transmitted Disease Chapter Five--Risky Business: Pregnancy Chapter Six--Risky Business: Emotions Chapter Seven--Character and Dating Chapter Eight--Character and Marriage