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SRAE Program Requirements.


1. Goals and Logic Model

2. Evidence-Based Strategies

     1. Published Literature

     2. Systematic core curriculum alignment for effective programs

3. Medically Accurate and Culturally and Age-Appropriate

4. Elements of Equity

Definition: The consistent and systematic fair, just, and impartial treatment of all individuals, including individuals who belong to underserved communities that have been denied such treatment, such as Black, Latino, and Indigenous and Native American persons, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and other persons of color; members of religious minorities; LGBTQIA2S+ persons; persons with disabilities; persons who live in rural areas; and persons otherwise adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality.

5. Target Population

The following sample scope and sequence resources outline age-appropriate content lessons directed to meet many of the outlined project objectives in the SRAE FOA Executive Summary. Each separate outline is designed for implementation within the 10-year-old to 19-year-old age range mentioned in the project requirements. Please note, these resources are sample scope and sequence documents only. If funded, CRE encourages and supports providing TA and guidance to help funded agencies determine a customized lesson outline that best serves their target audience and their unique program requirements. 

6. Positive Youth Development Approach

According to FYSB, a Positive Youth Development, or PYD, is based on a body of research suggesting that certain “protective factors,” or positive influences, can help young people succeed and keep them from having problems.

A positive youth development approach fosters and promotes: 

✔ Resilience 
✔ Social, emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and moral competence 
✔ Self-determination 
✔ Self-efficacy 
✔ Clear and positive identity 
✔ Belief in the future 
✔ Recognition for positive behavior and opportunities for prosocial involvement 
✔ Prosocial norms (healthy standards for behavior) 

7. Referrals to Healthcare and Other Community Services

8. Performance Measurement

9. Local evaluation (optional)

10. National Evaluation

11. Sustainability Plan

Establish your budget.

The following budget template items serve as a guide for writing REAL Essentials into your grant.



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