Prevention Research Center HIV-Related Evaluations

Campus Community HIV Addiction Prevention Program, (C-CHAP) (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), 2013-2016

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) in partnership with Recovery Consultants of Atlanta (RCA) a community-based service organization will plan and execute an HIV Testing and Substance Use prevention initiative to serve students in the Atlanta University Center (AUC) and community residents surrounding the AUC, in response to the alarming and debilitating prevalence and incidence rates of HIV in this urban area of Georgia. The population to be served includes individuals at-risk for substance abuse and risky sexual behaviors based on recent state health department findings and reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A total of 4000 participants will be reached during the 36 month initiative. The core strategies of Project CCHAP will include HIV testing, Linkage to Care, Evidenced-Based Prevention Education, and Media as one environmental approach.

The Color It Real HIV and Substance Abuse Prevention Program for Young Adults, (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), 2011-2013

Evaluation of this program, funded through the Wholistic Stress Control Institute, involves the assessment of processes and outcomes related to increased HIV and substance abuse prevention knowledge, skills, and condom use among African-American young adults, ages 18-24, that are disproportionately affected by substance abuse and the transmission of HIV.

The 2 HYPE Abstinence “A” Club Community Based Abstinence Prevention Program, (Administration for Children and Families), 2007-2012

This evaluation, funded through the Wholistic Stress Control Institute, assesses processes and outcomes of a program designed to promote abstinence until marriage through an abstinence education approach to reduce teen pregnancy, the proportion of adolescents who engage in premarital sexual activity, and the incidence of out-of-wedlock pregnancies, among African-American youth, ages 12-18 in Metropolitan Atlanta and surrounding areas.