HB 2176 requires that school districts use this curriculum in high school health programs. The learning objectives of p.a.p.a. include responsible parenting, a basic understanding of paternity and child support laws, skills for healthy relationships, financial implication of becoming a parent, impact of father involvement, benefits of stable family relationships, and relationship violence prevention.
The class is open to all Health Teachers, Family and Consumer Science Teachers, Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses, Parenting Educators, Community Organization Staff and Administrators. Nurses will receive 4.0 Contact or CNE hours and all others (including Social Workers) will receive 6 hours of continuing education or CNEs upon completion of the class. Along with the curriculum, participants will also receive additional handout materials during the training.
This training is provided by the Texas Attorney General's Office.