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Generate My Healthy Future Plan: Facilitator Companion

Date: June 28, 2017

Generate My Healthy Future Plan is an activity with tools for adolescents and young adults ages 13 through 24 to uncover the health and well-being matters of greatest interest to them and then point them to resources for more information or to suggestions for action taking. The activity guides youth to consider their readiness to…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (2017). Generate my healthy future plan facilitator companion. Baltimore: Author. HealthyTeenNetwork.org/Resources/GenerateMyHealthyFuture/FacilitatorCompanion/
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Position Statement: Title X Family Planning Program

Date: June 9, 2017

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Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. Healthy Teen Network supports continuation of the federal Title X family planning program, which provides federally funded health services to women and families, including preconception and prenatal healthcare, contraceptive care,…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Title X family planning program. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-title-x-family-planning-program/
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Youth 360° In Action: Recorded Hangout

Date: May 18, 2017

What determines how long we live…If we thrive…How healthy we are? Is it…What we do…Who we are…Where we live…Our families? How and where we live, learn, and play matters. We cannot expect to significantly impact health outcomes and address health disparities without considering these critical factors, or social determinants of health, that shape our well-being. Healthy…

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LGBTQ+-Who? | Game & Presentation

Date: April 19, 2017

Healthy Teen Network High School Intern Hannah Murray created this presentation and game to help viewers and participants learn more about the LGBTQ+ community. A short Prezi presentation (below), titled LGBTQ+ – Who?!, outlines basic-yet-important information about gender, sexual identity, and the critical need to better meet the needs of LGBTQ+ youth, generally. The presentation includes a…

Citation: Murray, Hannah. (2017). LGBTQ+ who? Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.
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Making Evidence-Based Sexual Health Education Work in Schools (MESHEWS)

Date: March 17, 2017

Making Evidence-Based Sexual Health Education Work in Schools (MESHEWS) is a companion to the PSBA-GTO manual, building on the PSBA-GTO process to reflect the unique needs of education agencies. In particular, it adds and tailors guidance related to the following tasks: Using data to select schools with students at disproportionate risk of teen pregnancy and…

Citation: Sedivy, V., Rolleri, L., and Lesesne, C. (2017). Making Evidence-Based Sexual Health Education Work in Schools: A Companion to the Promoting Science-Based Approaches to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Using the Getting to Outcomes (PSBA-GTO Manual) (MESHEWS). Baltimore, MD: Healthy Teen Network.
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Youth 360°, Explained

Date: February 14, 2017

We promote a unique and holistic perspective—Youth 360°—to improve the health and well-being of young people. How and where youth live, learn, and play matters: we know social determinants of health are mostly responsible for health inequities and disparities. This short resource succinctly explains the Youth 360° approach.

Citation: Desiderio, Gina. (2017). Youth 360° Explained. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network
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Youth-Friendly Services Assessment Tool and Guide

Date: November 15, 2016

This resource includes an interactive tool, including a guide and complete bibliography, to help you assess if your clinic delivers services in a youth-friendly way. 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…

Citation: Appelson, J., & Garrido, M. (2016). Youth-friendly services self-assessment tool. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.
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Tip Sheet: Gender, Sexuality, & Inclusive Sex Education

Date: November 14, 2016

Assuming someone’s gender identity or sexual orientation based on how they look, assuming that all young people are only attracted to the “opposite” gender, teaching that there are only opposite genders (boys and girls, and ignoring others). These are all examples where sex education may make youth of different identities, genders, or orientations not feel…

Citation: Cortes, N., Eisler, A., & Desiderio, G. (2016). Tip sheet: Gender, sexuality, and sex education. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.
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Tip Sheet: Working with School Health Advisory Committees (SHACs)

Date: November 14, 2016

A school health advisory committee (SHAC) is any group that advises on school health. SHACs might go by other names, such as “school health teams” or “wellness councils.” Often based at the district level (though sometimes at the school or state levels), these committees are not part of the administrative structure and have no legal…

Citation: Suggested Citation: Sedivy, V (2016). Tip sheet: Working with School Health Advisory Committees. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.
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Position Statement: Human Trafficking

Date: October 24, 2016

Healthy Teen Network shares position statements on relevant issues for young people as a resource to support your advocacy efforts. See more position statements here. Healthy Teen Network supports the development and delivery of resources and services for youth who are victims and survivors of human trafficking. Healthy Teen Network calls upon all organizations that…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2016). Position statement: Human trafficking. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/position-statement-human-trafficking/
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