In Nebraska, the match is provided by the sub-grantees.
This review involved pre- and post-test surveys administered to two groups, one of which participated in the abstinence-only programs and the other received only the regular health and sexuality curricula. Stenzel focuses on unintended pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and other negative outcomes of sex such as emotional pain and the inability to bond.
The results revealed, “abstinence-only education did not significantly change young adolescents’ values and attitudes about premarital sexual activity, nor did it significantly change their intentions whether or not to engage in premarital sexual activity.” Back to Top Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) and Adolescent Family Life Act (AFLA) Grantees There are two CBAE grantees in Nebraska: City of Norfolk/Community Character Development Coalition and Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home. The Community Character Development Coalition has a variety of abstinence-only-until-marriage media clips available on its website. Her presentation relies on fear, promotes shame, and mandates decisions for young people.
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Nebraska does not limit or prescribe what can be taught in such classes nor does it recommend a specific curriculum.
Back to Top Events of Note SIECUS is not aware of any recent events regarding sexuality education in Nebraska.
Back to Top Nebraska’s Youth: Statistical Information of Note Back to Top Title V Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Funding The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services received 8,740 in federal Title V Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Funding in Fiscal Year 2007.
A man is usually less discriminating about those to whom he is physically attracted.” and found that it names numerous physical and psychological consequences of premarital sexual activity, suggests that sexually active teens will never have happy futures, and implies that only teens with low self-esteem and poor judgment become sexually active.
For example, states, “Relationships often lower the self-respect of both partners—one feeling used, the other feeling like the user.
Emotional pain can cause a downward spiral leading to intense feelings of lack of worthlessness.” Two of the Title V sub-grantees are crisis pregnancy centers: Answers and Alternatives Crisis Pregnancy Center and Lincoln Crisis Pregnancy Center.