Touchstone 2.2: Annotated Bibliography
Breuner, C. C., Mattson, G., & Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health. (2016). Sexuality education for children and adolescents. Pediatrics, 138(2). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-1348
This journal is very insightful and comprehensive, especially regarding sexual education from the school, home, and health sector perspective. The resource also has general information regarding sexual education and what it entails as a whole. This journal is credible since the authors have partnered with a committee in charge of children’s psychosocial aspects. Additionally, is the journal being part of a clinical report for health sector pediatricians, which confirms that the information is credible. I will use this journal in my paper in analyzing sexual education.
Hall, K. S., Sales, J. M., Komro, K. A., & Santelli, J. (2016). The state of sex education in the United States. The journal of adolescent health: official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 58(6), 595. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.jadohealth.2016.03.032
The State of Sex Education in the United States article is precise and informative regarding the nation. The article is peer-reviewed and has factual information, making it resourceful for my research—Kelli Hall, one of the authors of the department of behavioral science at Emory University. The information in this article will be used to expound more information on sex education in the United States and the steps that have been put in place in enhancing it.
Jr, F. N. F., Cury, L. L., & Spessoto, L. C. F. (2020). Sex education reduces child abuse: is this the right way forward? https://jxym.amegroups.com/article/view/5714/html
The article, Sex Education Reduces Child Abuse is very informative and contributes a lot to the sexual education topic. Jr Fernando, who is one of the authors, works at the Preto Medicine school in the department of urology. The article’s information is credible as it is a peer-reviewed article, and the authors are also qualified individuals in particular areas. This article will further my research by confirming that early sexual education among children and adolescents reduces child abuse. Having sexual education with our children enforces them with knowledge, and they are in a better position to know when they are in an abusive environment.
Lemley, S. M., Fleming, W. A., & Jarmolowicz, D. P. (2017). Behavioral economic predictors of alcohol and sexual risk behavior in college drinkers. The Psychological Record, 67(2), 197-211.https://doi.org/10.1007/s40732-017-0239-y
Lemley, Flemming, and Jarmolowicz’s article are insightful, easy to understand, and the information is chronologically delivered. This article is also peer-reviewed and has been published by the Psychology Record, a company that has published several empirical articles that include behavioral analysis. This article will help my research expound more on the dangers of heavy alcohol consumption rampant among college students concerning the risky sexual behaviors they face. With this article’s help, my research paper will also have the necessary information to analyze the relation between sex education and behavior: and alcohol consumption.
Santelli, J. S., Grilo, S. A., Choo, T. H., Diaz, G., Walsh, K., Wall, M., … & Mellins, C. A. (2018). Does sex education before college protect students from sexual assault in college? PloS one, 13(11), e0205951. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205951
The article by Santelli, among other authors, is intriguing and comprehensive regarding the impact sex education has on protecting college students from sexual assault. The article is peer-reviewed and has received support from different organizations such as the University of Colombia and the Undergraduate Advisory Board. The information will be used in my research paper to understand better the role that early sex education in kids empowers college students and reduces the chances of sexual assault.
SickKids Staff. (2019). Sexuality: What children should learn and when. https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=716&language=English
SickKids Staff in the article has a lot of information that is well arranged into specific age of children and what they should get taught about concerning sexual education. This site is one of the credible websites that I came across, which is most difficult. The article is credible as the information is provided by an organization that is well recognized in the health industry. More so, facts have been added to the data ensuring that it is credible as a source in my research. The information in this article will be used in my research to discuss the central issue of concern: at what age should children start learning sex education.
Young People Today. (2015). Common Myths about Comprehensive Sexuality Education. https://www.youngpeopletoday.org/2015/10/26/common-myths-comprehensive-sexuality-education/
Young People Today’s article is very insightful on the myths and conceptions that are a daily challenge. When I came across this article, I realized that some of the misconceptions are why sexual education among or children has been neglected. The article is credible as the website is part of a well-recognized initiative implemented to provide information regarding comprehensive sexual education. One of the websites I came across seeks to educate the young generation on top of new technological devices.