Love Notes EBP Sexual Risk Avoidance Adaptation

What are the differences between LN SRA and LN SRA EBP?

Learn more about the full Love Notes Sexual Risk Avoidance adaptation.

You now have a new tool in your tool kit! An innovative approach to teen pregnancy prevention that appeals to older youth.

Love Notes was included in the federal Office of Adolescent Health’s Evidence Based Program list based on statistically significant decreases in sexual activity and a 46% reduction in the likelihood of pregnancy.

Love Notes SRA, a healthy relationship education curriculum written by Marline E. Pearson, teaches young people how to realize optimal health, build healthy romantic relationships,  prevent dating violence, and avoid sexual risk.

In 2011, Love Notes 3.0 (classic) was condensed to 12 hours of key instruction and evaluated in CHAMPS (Creating Healthy Adolescents through Meaningful Prevention Services), a 5-year $4.8 million study through the Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville. Anita Barbee, Ph.D. was the Principal Investigator.

The study consisted of a cluster-randomized trial involving over 1,400 youth. Stringent data analyses examined data from 933 at-risk, low-income youth including urban, foster, refugee, and immigrant participants who were recruited from 23 community-based organizations.

In 2016, based on our clients’ request, Dibble adapted Love Notes to meet the guidelines outlined in the Healthy Relationships Act of 2017 that set the stage for federal SRA grant funding. It includes all the core concepts, skills, and activities from the original Love Notes Classic program.

Note: To assure fidelity with the Evidence Based Program Model (LN-EBP) of Love Notes, facilitators must be trained by a Dibble Master Trainer before teaching the program.  The Dibble Institute offers LN-EBP Training of Educators throughout the year either at your organization or at a Dibble site.

Please call Cathy Guidry, Training Coordinator, at 800-695-7975 or email her at cathy@dibbleinstitute.org for further information.


Love Notes SRA EBP Program Materials (click for details and prices) are only available for purchase once a client is enrolled in or completed a Love Notes SRA EBP training.
Love Notes 2.0 Love Notes SRA – Evidence-Based Model – Instructor’s Kit love_notes Love Notes 3.0 – Participant Workbook 
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Digital Materials (click for details and prices)
Love Notes SRA EBP:
3 Year Digital Subscription