NEWS

Submit a Proposal for Our 2017 Conference

Date: January 17th, 2017

Share your expertise at Social Norms & Culture: Honoring Experiences & Perspectives, October 2-4, 2017, with a workshop, roundtable, or poster presentation! Now is the time for the field of adolescent sexual and reproductive health to come together, have a genuine conversation, and honor all things that make us who we are and shape our…

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Want curricula training? Tell us more!

Date: January 11th, 2017

We want to know what topics you would like to learn more about through a public Healthy Teen Network training event! Please complete this short form if you are interested in attending an EBP/EBI Public Training. Interested in being a host agency for a training? Host agencies receive a 20% discount on training for up to four participants.…

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New Tip Sheets: School Health Advisory Councils; Gender & Inclusive Sex Ed

Date: November 30th, 2016

Healthy Teen Network has released two new tip sheets to support you and your work with young people: Tip Sheet: Working with School Health Advisory Committees (SHACs): This resources provides quick tips to work effectively with SHACs. Tip Sheet: Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education: This tip sheet reviews key concepts and definitions, tips for being more inclusive,…

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New Tool & Guide to Assess Youth-Friendly Services

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Healthy Teen Network has developed a new Tool and Guide to support assessing the youth friendliness of services. Offering youth-friendly services means that clinical services are provided in a way that makes it easy and comfortable for youth to seek out and receive the services they need. Key components of youth-friendly services include confidentiality, and…

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Public Policy Recommendations Updated for FY2017

Date: October 27th, 2016

Healthy Teen Network Public Policy Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2017 are now available. We take positions on public policies and public policy proposals of importance to adolescents, young adults, their families, and their communities. We organize our positions in the topic areas of health promotion, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, and support for young people…

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New Position Statements Now Available!

Date: October 24th, 2016

Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. Two new position statements have been approved by our Board of Directors and are now available: Human Trafficking Sexual & Reproductive Health Services for Adolescent & Young Adult Men Read more about the development of…

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Healthy Teen Network Receives 2016 Sex Ed Impact Award

Date: October 20th, 2016

We are excited and honored to be the recipient of the 2016 Sex Ed Impact Award from The Center for Sex Education. The Sex Ed Impact Award is given to an individual, organization, and/or media (books, television, films, etc.) that has positively impacted the field of sexuality education. Healthy Teen Network envisions a world where all adolescents and…

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Support Youth Power Up for a Healthy Future!

Date: October 3rd, 2016

Volt is a Healthy Teen Network initiative to generate energy around adolescent and young adult men’s (AYAM) health and well-being.  Read more about the initiative here. Check out the many related Volt resources (such as posters, postcards, questionnaires, tools, and guides) available for various audiences: Adolescent and young adult men Youth-supporting professionals Parents, caregivers, and…

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Youth 360⁰: The Game

Date: September 8th, 2016

A Gift for You We are grateful to you, our members and colleagues, for the work you do to support and empower young people to thrive! And in the spirit of giving,  we have a gift for YOU! In October at our conference, we unveiled Youth 360⁰: The Game, and we were thrilled to see…

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Crush Featured by White House: Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color

Date: November 16th, 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015, the White House Council on Women and Girls released a progress report, Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color as a follow up to the 2014 report, and announced independent commitments to close opportunity gaps faced by women and girls, Below are excerpts from the full White House press release.…

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