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California Healthy Youth Act

Comprehensive Sexual Education Program (CSEP)

 

Overview:

 

Norwalk - La Mirada Unified School District’s Comprehensive Sexual Education Program (CSEP) is based on education and prevention strategies that are researched-based and aim to increase the health, academic success, and overall well-being of our students. The Comprehensive Sexual Health Education Program is implemented in Middle School (8th Grade) and high school (9th or 10th grade biological science course). All curricula follows CA Education Code requirements, including new topics required by the CA Healthy Youth Act that went into effect in 2016.

 

Sexual health education aims to prevent teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease as well as assist students with developing interpersonal skills, responsible behavior, and goal setting. The curriculum emphasizes decision-making and refusal skills, identifying healthy and unhealthy relationships, and communicating with trusted adults about sexual health. The program also provides schools and students with information regarding safe and legal access to sexual health services, supports for LGBTQ-inclusive environments, and additional interventions for schools with higher percentages of students at risk for HIV/STDs and unplanned pregnancies.

 

District Contacts:

 

Community Resources for Students & Families

Chris Moton

Director, Student and Family Services

(562) 210-2232

cmoton@nlmusd.org

Blessy Giron

Mental Health Services Specialist

(562) 210-2326

bgiron@nlmusd.org

 

Curriculum and Staff Training

 

Shannon Baker

Director, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

(562) 210-2178

sbaker@nlmusd.org

Paulette Gasporra

K-12 Physical Education TOSA

(562) 210-2324

pgasporra@nlmusd.org

Shay Fairchild

K-12 Science TOSA

(562) 210-2153

sfairchild@nlmusd.org