Download Free Resources by Dr. Douglas Kirby

Tool to Assess the 17 Characteristics of Effective Sex and STD/HIV Education Programs

The Tool to Assess the Characteristics of Effective Sex and STD/HIV Education Programs is an organized set of questions designed to help practitioners assess whether curriculum-based programs have incorporated the 17 characteristic of effective programs identified by Dr. Douglas Kirby and his colleagues.

Click here for a free PDF version

Click here to purchase a printed copy


Reducing Adolescent Sexual Risk

Written by Dr. Douglas Kirby and colleagues, this research-based, step-by-step guide can help health educators, schools and community-based organizations design, adapt and select curriculum-based programs to effectively address critical factors that affect adolescents’ sexual decision making.

Click here for a free PDF version

Click here to purchase a printed copy


Promoting Sexual Health

This curriculum is written for sexuality and STI/HIV educators who work with young adults, ages 18 to 24. This group has the highest unintended pregnancy and STI rates of any age group. Historically, sexual health curricula for this audience have focused primarily on prevening unintended pregnancy and STI/HIV. Promoting Sexual Health adds a third goal—improving the quality of young adults' sexual experience. Written by Dr. Vignetta Charles, Dr. Douglas Kirby, Gina Lepore, James Walker and Dr. Karin Coyle.

Click here for a free PDF version


About Doug Kirby

Our e-newsletters bring you the best of our blog each month.

Social Media :

  • YouTube
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Facebook