Listening to Our Teachers, Parents and Students - An Exploratory Study of the Views, Attitudes and Practices of Faculty, Staff, Parents and Students of Catholic High Schools on Reproductive Health, Responsible Parenthood and Sexuality Education

Code:    13-133
Date:    05/15/2013 - 04/15/2014
Duration: 11 months

The project aims to determine both the current status of Catholic schools' faculty, staff and the students and their parents with regard to reproductive health.  it will (1) examine their knowledge, attitudes and  practices on reproductive health, responsible parenthood and sexuality education and their relationships with socioeconomic and demographic variables; (2) recommend programs and institutional policies that are aligned with both national policies and Catholic teachings on RH and popdev; (3) recommend pedagogical tools focused on RH, responsible parenthood and sexuality education; and identify further research agenda in relation to these topics.

At the end of the grant period, a research report will be presented that will recommend programmatic and institutional policy options.