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Preventing Teen Pregnancy Among Marginalized Youth

Date: September 8, 2008

Developing a Policy, Program, and Research Agenda for the Future Healthy Teen Network, with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has long explored how to better meet the needs of marginalized youth and subsequently reduce their risk for early pregnancy and parenting. In 2008, a year-long effort included a review of the literature on…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2008). Preventing teen pregnancy among marginalized youth: Developing a policy, program, and research agenda for the future. Baltimore: Author.
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Promoting Healthy Teens

Date: October 2, 2007

This brochure focuses on the advantages of integrating HIV, STI, and pregnancy prevention education and services, tips for integrating a program or services, and HIV/pregnancy prevention resources.

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2007). Promoting healthy teens: Integrating HIV, STI, and teen pregnancy prevention education services. Baltimore: Author.
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Promoting Successful Transition from Foster/Group Home Settings to Independent Living among Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Date: October 4, 2005

Summary Report The summary report, “Promoting Successful Transition from Foster/Group Home Settings to Independent Living Among Pregnant and Parenting Teens,” generously supported by the Freddie Mac Foundation discusses the difficulties facing teenagers in foster care/group settings and the policy that surrounds it.

Citation: Max, J. & Paluzzi, P. (2005). Summary report: promoting successful transition from foster care to independent living. Baltimore: Author.
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Public Policy Platform for Teen Parents: Executive Summary

Date: March 31, 2009

A Policy Platform to Promote Health and Success among Young Families is the result of a yearlong process undertaken by Healthy Teen Network to identify the most pressing challenges facing young families today and the federal programs that are currently, or could be, responsive to those needs. Young families need access to the same types…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2009). Executive summary: A policy platform to promote health and success among young families. Baltimore: Author.
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Public Policy Platform for Teen Parents: Suggested Action Steps

Date: March 31, 2009

A Policy Platform to Promote Health and Success among Young Families is the result of a yearlong process undertaken by Healthy Teen Network to identify the most pressing challenges facing young families today and the federal programs that are currently, or could be, responsive to those needs. Young families need access to the same types…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2009). Suggested action steps: A policy platform to promote health and success among young families. Baltimore: Author.
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Public Policy Recommendation: Ensure Pregnant and Parenting Student Access to Education


See also: Our summary of Healthy Teen Network Public Policy Recommendations. (Download the print version below.)     Topic: Pregnant and Parenting Teen Support Subject: Secondary Education Recommendation: Require State and Local Educational Agencies to Consider Needs of Pregnant and Parenting Students in their Educational Planning Congressional Action Request S. Senators: Urge conferees on the…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (06 October 2015). Public policy recommendation: Ensure pregnant and parenting student access to education. Baltimore: Author.
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Public Policy Recommendation: Establish Comprehensive Sexuality Education Grant Programs

Date: October 24, 2016

See also: Our summary of Healthy Teen Network Public Policy Recommendations. (Download the print version below.)       Topic:                  Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Subject:                  Comprehensive Sexuality Education Recommendation: Enact the Real Education for Healthy Youth Act Congressional Action Request S. Representatives: Co-sponsor the Real Education for Healthy Youth Act (H.R. 3602). S. Senators:…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (1 October 2017). Public policy recommendation: Establish comprehensive sexuality education grant programs. Baltimore: Author.
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Public Policy Recommendation: Fully Fund Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

Date: October 24, 2016

2017 Public Policy Recommendation: Fully Fund Teen Pregnancy Prevention

See also: Our summary of Healthy Teen Network Public Policy Recommendations. (Download print version below.)     Topic:                  Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Subject:                  Teen Pregnancy Prevention Recommendation: Fully Fund Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs Congressional Action Request S. Senators: Persuade colleagues to include at least $137 million for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program and $50…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (1 October 2017). Public policy recommendation: Fully fund Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs. Baltimore: Author.
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Public Policy Recommendation: Summary


Healthy Teen Network takes positions on public policies and public policy proposals of importance to adolescents, young adults, their families, and their communities. We organize our public policy recommendations in the topic areas of health promotion, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, and support for young people who are pregnant or parenting. Summary of 2017 Public…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (1 October 2017). Public policy recommendation: Summary. Baltimore: Author.
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Readiness for Sustaining Getting to Outcomes among Local Providers

Date: December 19, 2015

Readiness for Sustaining Getting to Outcomes® Among Local Providers: A Discussion Guide for Technical Assistance Providers offers a series of questions designed to determine how ready an organization is to sustain an innovation. This discussion guide focuses on sustaining the Getting to Outcomes evidence-based framework, however, this tool applies best practices for sustaining any innovation…

Citation: Lamont, A., Eisler, A., & Wandersman, A. (2014). Readiness for sustaining Getting to Outcomes® (GTO®) among local providers. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.
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