F.L.A.S.H. Family Life and Sexual Health (2009-2016)



Curriculum Cost

The King County Public Health Department created this comprehensive sexuality education and violence prevention curriculum. Students are exposed to developmentally appropriate and medically accurate information.


  • healthy sexuality,
  • body image,
  • gender role norms,
  • media literacy,
  • communication,
  • LGBTQ youth experiences,
  • self-esteem,
  • decision-making, and
  • healthy relationships.
Empirical Support

Has not been evaluated under rigorous conditions, but has shown promising results in small-scale post-test evaluations.

High School FLASH is being rigorously evaluated over the next 5 years to measure its effectiveness in preventing pregnancy and STDs among high school age youth enrolled in public schools.

Results will be reported during the 2019–2020 school year.

Read more from King County Public Health.

Target Audience

Divided into following lessons:

  • Elementary (grades 4 -6),
  • Middle School (grades 6-8), and
  • High School (grades 9-12).

Lessons are continually updated online.


Elementary curriculum can be downloaded for free.

Newly updated Middle and High School editions must be purchased digitally ($50 each) or in printed binders ($100 each).