Our Evidence-Based Programs

Our award-winning programs are evidence-based and tested for results! View key outcomes of each program below.

Key Outcomes:

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46% less likely to become pregnant or experience a teenage pregnancy
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Fewer Sexual Partners
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Decreased Sexual Initiation
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Decreased Frequency of Sexual Activity
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Increased Contraceptive Use and Consistency
More Likely to Remain Abstinent or Return to Abstinence

Barbee, A.P., et al. (2016). Impact of Two Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Interventions on Risky Sexual Behavior: A Three-Arm Cluster Randomized Control Trial.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Evidence Review. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Key Outcomes:

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Decreased Physical Aggression toward Dating Partners
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Lower Acceptance of Relational Aggression
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Healthy Relationship Knowledge Gain
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Increased Relationship Standards
(e.g. warmth/trustworthiness and intimacy/loyalty)
More Confidence in Conflict Management Skills
More Knowledge of Healthy Relationships
More Realistic Relationship Beliefs
Fewer Faulty Relationship Beliefs

Pittman, J. F., & Kerpelman, J. L. (2013, May). A cross-lagged model of adolescent dating aggression attitudes and behavior: Relationship education makes a difference. Published Proceeding, Hawaii International Social Science Conference, Waikiki, HI.

Ma, Y. et al. (2014). Relationship Education and Classroom Climate Impact on Adolescents’ Standards for Partners/Relationships. Family Relations 63: 453-468. DOI:10.1111/fare.12084

Kerpelman, J. et al. (2009). Evaluation of a statewide youth-focused relationships education curriculum. Journal of Adolescence, 1-12. 

Adler-Baeder, F. et al. (2007). The Impact of Relationship Education on Adolescents of Diverse Backgrounds. Family Relations 56, 291-303.

Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience

Key Outcomes:

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Increased Knowledge
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Improvement in 5 Trauma Coping Skills
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Decreased PTSD Symptoms
Trending Improvement in Social Competence
Trending Improvement in Emotional Regulation

Antle, B.F., et al. (2021). Mind Matters Comprehensive Evaluation Final Report Brief Summary. Findings from a randomized control trial conducted at the University of Louisville. Read the Full Report here.