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Show Me the Money: Guide to Developing a Winning Grant Proposal

Date: January 6, 2015

Healthy Teen Network has a record of success in securing grants and cooperative agreements, especially in the topical area of adolescent sexual and reproductive health and the service area of capacity-building assistance. We believe that sharing the process we use to prepare our responses to program funding announcements is a useful capacity-building activity for nonprofit and…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2015). Show me the money: Guide to developing a winning grant proposal. Baltimore: Author.
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Staying On Tracking Using Getting to Outcomes® (Elearning Module)

Date: December 19, 2015

Whether you are just getting on board using Getting to Outcomes® (GTO), an evidence-based approach for planning, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining a program, or have years of experience using GTO, this brief elearning module will take you on a journey to learn more about GTO and give you a chance to navigate some common challenges…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2015). Staying on track using Getting to Outcomes. Baltimore: Author.
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Strategic Plan to Reduce Births in Baltimore City, Executive Summary

Date: May 11, 2010

Recommendations in the strategic plan to significantly reduce Baltimore City teen birth rates include: increased access to comprehensive sex education and contraceptive services for youth; educating youth about the availability of services and what it really means to be a teen parent; expanding school based or school linked clinical services; identifying a lead agency to…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2010). Strategic plan to reduce teen births in Baltimore City: Executive summary. Baltimore: Author.
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Strategic Plan to Reduce Teen Births in Baltimore City

Date: May 11, 2010

Recommendations in the strategic plan to significantly reduce Baltimore City teen birth rates include: increased access to comprehensive sex education and contraceptive services for youth; educating youth about the availability of services and what it really means to be a teen parent; expanding school based or school linked clinical services; identifying a lead agency to…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2010). Strategic plan to reduce teen births in Baltimore City. Baltimore: Author.
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Strategic Plan, 2017 – 2020

Date: October 1, 2017

Healthy Teen Network believes that adolescent sexual and reproductive health is a social justice issue with public health impacts. These impacts are confounded by how and where youth live, learn, and play and require a holistic Youth 360⁰ approach to achieve equity. Download the print version of the strategic plan below.   By 2020, Healthy…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). 2017 - 2020 Strategic Plan. Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/about-us/strategic-plan/
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Supporting Evaluation

Date: October 14, 2014

Evaluating the Implementation of Sex Education in Schools Healthy Teen Network partnered with Elev8 and East Baltimore Development, Inc. to implement and evaluate sexuality education programs in several Baltimore City elementary and middle schools. Healthy Teen Network evaluators engaged educators, school staff, and Elev8 administrators in the evaluation process to obtain meaningful process & outcome…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2014). Supporting Evaluation: Evaluating the implementation of sex education in schools. Baltimore: Author.
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Supporting Young Fathers


Like young mothers, young fathers navigate both the stress of adolescence as well as new responsibilities that come with early parenthood. However, young men and especially young fathers in our society face unique challenges that impact their ability to achieve their life goals while simultaneously providing for their children.

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Systematic Literature Review of the Association Between School Climate and Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (Slides)

Date: May 30, 2015

Our Youth 360° model highlights the importance of addressing social determinants of health that occur in the school level. This systematic review sought to characterize the current state of the literature on school climate and ASRH. Implications for school-based programs and research are summarized. See also: Summary Report  

Citation: Appelson, J. (2015). A systematic literature of the association between school climate and adolescent sexual and reproductive health: Presentation slides. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.
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Systematic Literature Review of the Association Between School Climate and Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (Summary Report)

Date: May 30, 2015

 Our Youth 360° model highlights the importance of addressing social determinants of health that occur in the school level. This systematic review sought to characterize the current state of the literature on school climate and ASRH. Implications for school-based programs and research are summarized. See also: Presentation Slides

Citation: Appelson, J. (2015). Summary: A systematic literature of the association between school climate and adolescent sexual and reproductive health. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.
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The Care and Feeding of Youth-Supporting Professionals

Date: October 14, 2014

As Healthy Teen Network celebrates 35 years making a difference in the lives of teens and young families, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the work we are doing to build the capacity of professionals and organizations so that they can assist all adolescents and young adults to be supported and empowered to lead…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2014). The care and feeding of youth-supporting professionals. Baltimore: Author.
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