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General Information

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The ABC 3 (D) training is a component of The Creating Lasting Family Connections®(CLFC) Fatherhood Program: Family Reintegration. The ABC 3(D) Approach to HIV, Hepatitis, and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases Prevention module is a candid, but often humorous and insightful, examination of the primary modes of transmission of HIV, hepatitis, and other sexually transmitted diseases and effective preventative measures to reduce or eliminate risk of infection. When the NREPP-listed CLFC Fatherhood Program is implemented in its entirety, training is required for program fidelity. Training is not required, but is strongly recommended, for implementing individual CLFC program modules.

Curriculum Purpose

The purpose of the curriculum is to recognize, discuss, and support healthy sexual expression.

Curriculum Type Responsible Fatherhood / Parenting
Edition 2012
Other Versions Available Not Specified
Total Hours 3.00 to 6.00 hours
Total Hours Flexible Yes
Frequency 2-3 sessions; it is recommended that sessions are held once or twice per week
Frequency Flexible Yes
Delivery Format In-Person
Optional Topic Areas Available Yes
Supplemental Facilitator Aids Available Yes
Curriculum Has Been Evaluated Yes
Other Languages Available Not Specified

Target Learner Characteristics

Age 18 years and up
Income Level Not Specified
Race / Ethnicity Black, Latino
Education / Literacy Level Not Specified
Relationship Status Not Specified
Military Family Not Specified
Incarcerated Father Not Specified
Non-residental Father Not Specified
Multi-partner Family Not Specified
Step Family Not Specified
Expectant Family Not Specified
Parents Not Specified
Relationship In-Distress Not Specified


Basic Instructional Materials ABC 3(D) Approach to HIV, Hepatitis, and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases Prevention Manual; ABC 3D Approach to HIV, Hepatitis, and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases Prevention Notebooks (25); Poster Set
Basic Materials Cost $250.00
Additional Training Costs Yes
Copies Can Be Made No
Discounts Yes

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance is Available Yes

Evaluation Tools

Customer Satisfaction Survey Available Yes
Pre/Post Tests Available Yes
Additional Cost Yes
Test Grading Options Not Specified

Facilitator Requirements

Facilitator Qualifications Outgoing and caring personality; non-judgmental/tolerant of different opinions; able to handle/accept ambiguity; able to hold and model moderate beliefs and attitudes; natural helping attitude; has experienced successful group oriented personal growth opportunities; able to recognize, name, and express feelings as they occur; is familiar (or willing to learn) and can become comfortable with the use of slang and curse words that participants may use to describe body parts and intimate and possible unusual sexual behaviors and practices; able to build meaningful relationships
Additional Teaching Requirements Trainer should demonstrate knowledge and skills of the curriculum, available support services and have access to assistance or supervision for referrals.
Technology Requirements Not Specified
Instructional Approach The "ABC 3(D) Approach to HIV, Hepatitis and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases Prevention" training operates under the overarching premise that it is possible for parents to learn healthy sexual expression, if they are given the opportunity to learn and discuss these concepts in a closed group setting with other interested adults or parents. The structured program was designed using a wide variety of learner focused, experiential learning techniques and special hands-on participatory activities. The program is designed to be facilitated by two trained and certified Creating Lasting Family Connections/ABC 3(D) trainers who also provide opportunities for participants to receive additional support in private case management sessions.
Who Attends Adults (adult caregivers, concerned persons, older siblings or parents, ages 18 and up), current fathers, adult men who intend to be fathers or adult men who play a father-like role in the life of minors
Group Size 12 to 18
Facilitator Training Required No

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