Adolescent Sexual Health Services
Through Success Street, adolescent sexual health is available in a variety of forms. We believe sexual health plays a role in helping students successfully learn and prepare for life. Here are some programs available through Success Street regarding adolescent sexual health:
Success Street Adolescent Sexual Health Services can be accessed by any Waterloo School or Cedar Falls School student at any time by student request.
Individual Health Education Services
IHE is available through Success Street locations at East High, West High and Carver Academy. In addition, IHE can also be arranged at Bunger, Hoover, and Central middle schools, along with Expo Alternative Learning Center and Cedar Falls High School, alternative school, and junior highs.
*For the safety of students, health educators are mandatory reporters and will report certain information as required.*
Certified Sexual Health Educators discuss the benefits of abstinence with each student and encourage teens to discuss sexual health, and decision-making with their trusted adult. Other topics discussed include healthy relationships, consent, tactics for handling sexual pressure, birth control options, and STD prevention & education.
Confidential testing services are available through Success Street. Testing services available include: pregnancy testing and referrals for STD screening. These services are available at no cost to students.
Certified Sexual Health Educators meet with students at the student's request; services are never mandatory.
Meetings take place at school, during the school day. Conversations with health educators are kept confidential meaning we won’t share your information with parents, teachers, counselors, coaches, or health office staff.
Success Street is inclusive to individuals of all genders, sexual orientations, races, and beliefs.
Circle is an evidence-informed program for middle and high school-aged individuals who identify as female. Circle offers a safe space to discuss healthy relationships, communication skills, self-esteem, friendships, positive body image, mental health, & decision making.
Circle aims to counteract social and interpersonal forces that impede girls’ growth and development by promoting an emotionally safe setting and structure within which girls can develop caring relationships and use authentic voices.
SiHLE (Sisters Informing, Healing, Living & Empowering) is an evidence-based curriculum specifically for African American individuals who identify as female between the ages of 12-19. SiHLE provides education on gender and cultural pride, sexual health, communication skills, healthy relationships, and community resources. For more information, contact the SiHLE Coordinator, Shinita Crawley at firstname.lastname@example.org.