Relationships

Relationships

Relationships Australia
provides relationship support and advice on building better relationships
[http://www.relationships.com.au/advice/building-better-relationships/building-better-relationships]

Young People and Relationships

Child and Youth Health
have a site on Teen Health 12-17 years
[http://www.cyh.com/SubDefault.aspx?p=159]

Relationships page
[http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicCategories.aspx?&p=291]
**Healthy relationships
[http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=243&np=291&id=2182]
Are you ready for sex?
[http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=243&np=291&id=2170]

Reach Out
[http://www.reachout.com.au/home.asp]
site that aims to improve young people’s mental health and well being by building skills and providing information, support and referrals in a format that appeals to young people.

Friends and relationships
[http://www.reachout.com.au/index.asp?mci=3&mwi=2&tii=16]

Shine - Sexual Health information networking and education in SA
[http://www.shinesa.org.au/]

Provides resources on sexual health for young people
[http://www.shinesa.org.au/go/working-with-communities/young-people]

Academic Resources
ERIC - Education Resources and Information Centre is an online digital library of education research and information

A search on dating (social) and adolescents with full text available from the ERIC database produces the following results:
[http://eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/Home.portal?_nfpb=true&ERICExtSearch_Descriptor=%22Dating+%28Social%29%22&NARROWpubDateRangeTo=2009&NARROWkeyword_search=Adolescents&NARROWpubDateRangeFrom=0&_pageLabel=ERICSearchResult]

Includes papers such as:
Parents’ Management of Adolescents’ Romantic Relationships Through Dating Rules: Gender Variations and Correlates of Relationship Qualities – Madsen
Full text available at [http://www.springerlink.com/content/b715k7r257t1g8l6/]

"I Wanted to Get to Know Her Better": Adolescent Boys' Dating Motives, Masculinity Ideology, and Sexual Behavior – Andrew Smiler

Romantic Experience and Psychosocial Adjustment in Middle Adolescence -Wyndol Furman

A Gendered Approach to Adolescent Dating Violence: Conceptual and Methodological Issues -
Jacqueline White, Psychology of Women Quarterly, v33 n1 p1-15 Mar 2009
Full text available at: [http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/121666976/abstract]

Sex before marriage search results:
Ignorance Only: HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, and Federally Funded Abstinence-Only Programs in the United States. Texas: A Case Study
[http://eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/Home.portal?_nfpb=true&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=sex+before+marriage&searchtype=keyword&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=kw&_pageLabel=RecordDetails&objectId=0900019b800e4427&accno=ED471667&_nfls=false]

School-Based Sex Education: A New Millennium Update. ERIC Digest
[http://eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/Home.portal?_nfpb=true&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=sex+before+marriage&searchtype=keyword&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=kw&_pageLabel=RecordDetails&objectId=0900019b800dabb8&accno=ED460130&_nfls=false]

Impacts of Abstinence Education on Teen Sexual Activity, Risk of Pregnancy, and Risk of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
[http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/117934920/abstract]

WSRC Resources Include:
Teach it like it is: a relationship and sexual health curriculum resource for teachers of middle school students (aged 11-15) Developed by Shine SA

Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli 'Girls' Talk: Young women speak their hearts and minds' Finch Publishing, Sydney 1998

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