Resources – June 2009

The materials listed here are resources on adolescent development. These materials are available for use in the reference library at the AHI Youth Centre at 17 Lawal Street, Jibowu Yaba, Lagos.


Family Life and HIV Education for Junior Secondary School Students’ Handbook by Action Health Incorporated

Family Life and HIV Education Students’ Handbook is developed for use by student at the Junior Secondary School level as a supplementary text with factual information on the Family and HIV Education (FLHE) curriculum. It is organized around the five key concepts in the approved FLHE Curriculum to help young people learn about their bodies, physical and emotional changes that occur during adolescence; presenting how young people can acquire skills including steps in taking in setting sexual limit and ways of refusing unwanted sexual advances.


Family Life and HIV Education for Junior Secondary School Teachers’ Guide by Action Health Incorporated

Family Life and HIV Education Teachers’ Guide is a comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide for use by teachers in Junior Secondary Schools who have the responsibility for classroom delivery of the Family Life and HIV Education (FLHE) Curriculum. This publication is not a textbook but rather a how-toguide for teachers. The guide encourages teachers to be creative, reflective and observant of the reaction and general demeanor of young people during classroom interaction, as well as creating an enabling environment for learning. Each chapter in the guide is divided into the following sections for effective delivery at the FLHE Curriculum: lesson objectives, teaching aids, activities and evaluation questions. Teachers are encouraged to supplement with content-based textbooks, the FLHE Curriculum and the Family Life and HIV Education Students’ Handbook.


Youths to the Rescue of a Nation by Chinedu Demain Ogueri

This is a book for all Nigerian youth as well as youth all over the Globe. It is a timely contribution to the socio-economic and political developments of Nigeria.

It spells out all youth needs in order to become an instrument of change in this nation. It also pinpoints several ways Nigeria can overcome obstacles that are preventing her from the realization of the dreams and aspirations of her founding fathers. The need for youth development in the socio-economic and political decision-making processes are also highlighted.


What Kids Need to Succeed by Peter L. Benson, Ph.D., Judy Galbraith, M.A. and Pamela Espeland

The book is for kids. It highlights developmental assets including family support, a caring neighbourhood, self-esteem and refusal skills that kids need. Based on ground-breaking nationwide studies, What Kids Need to Succeed spells out 40 assets, good thing every young person needs in order to succeed.

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