Adolescents and Sex - The Handbook for Professionals Working With Young People: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Adolescents and Sex - The Handbook for Professionals Working With Young People

1st Edition

By Sarah Bekaert

CRC Press

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Working with young people can present many challenges. Sexual health and contraceptive issues with teenagers often raise legal, ethical and sometimes child protection concerns. This comprehensive and practical guide is packed with useful advice on contraceptive methods, sexually transmitted infections, adolescent, legal and ethical issues. It is presented in an easy to read format that can be dipped into when required and highlights how a young persons' clinic can be set up and how existing services can be made more approachable. This book will serve as a useful, quick reference and all those working with young people will find it valuable reading.

Table of Contents

The teenage sex years. Engaging young people. Legal issues pertaining to young people and sexual health. Teenage pregnancy. Young people and contraception. Young people and sexual health. Young people and sexually transmitted infections. Marginalised groups. Setting up a young person's clinic. Sexual health outreach in youth settings.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Pediatrics