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Bricks, Mortar, & Community: The Core Components of Supportive Housing for Pregnant & Parenting Teens

Date: October 7, 2014

Articulating core components based on what we know ensures success among pregnant and parenting teens utilizing supportive housing services that embrace them and helps set a standard for the field. The identification of the core components provides guidance for supportive housing programs to meet the needs of pregnant and parenting teens by providing the supports…

Citation: Barry, M., Desiderio, G., Ikramullah, E., Manlove, J., Max, J., & Scott, M. E. (2014). Bricks, Mortar, & Community: The Core Components of Supportive Housing for Pregnant & Parenting Teens. Baltimore: Author.
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Bricks, Mortar, & Community: The Foundations of Supportive Housing for Pregnant & Parenting Teens: Findings from the Field

Date: October 7, 2014

Articulating core components based on what we know ensures success among pregnant and parenting teens utilizing supportive housing services that embrace them and helps set a standard for the field. The identification of the core components provides guidance for supportive housing programs to meet the needs of pregnant and parenting teens by providing the supports…

Citation: Barry, M., Desiderio, G., Ikramullah, E., Manlove, J., Max, J., & Scott, M. E. (2014). Bricks, Mortar, & Community: The Foundations of Supportive Housing for Pregnant & Parenting Teens: Findings from the Field. Baltimore: Author.
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Building Support for Sex Education in Schools: Communications and Messaging Strategies

Date: May 10, 2018

This mini-course will help you learn what motivates (and doesn’t motivate) people to listen to your messages about the value of sex education.  You’ll practice building effective messages by working through real-world scenarios using evidence-based communication techniques. Members Only: Access this interactive elearning module, Building Support for Sex Ed in Schools, through Compass. Need a…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2018). Building support for sex education in schools: Communications and messaging strategies. Baltimore: Author. http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/building-support-sex-ed-schools/
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Care and Feeding of Youth-Supporting Professionals

Date: November 18, 2014

Alabama Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Executive Director Jamie Keith shares her story of capacity-building assistance from Healthy Teen Network.

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2014). The Care and Feeding of Youth-Supporting Professionals. Baltimore: Author.
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Case Studies: What Does It Take to Implement Quality Sexual Health Education?

Date: May 24, 2018

In 2013, the Division of Adolescent School Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC DASH) awarded 17 Local Education Agencies (LEA) funding to strengthen sexual health education in their schools, as part of their efforts to reduce HIV and other STI. Funded partners were charged with providing guidance, materials and professional development…

Citation: Sedivy, V., & Rolleri, L. (2018). What does it take to implement quality sexual health education: Case studies of three local education agencies. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.
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Celebrating Young Parents (Webinar Recording)

Date: July 13, 2017

  Celebrating Young Parents: How New Mexico and California Established a Day of Recognition (Webinar Recording) Over the past several years, two states—New Mexico and California—have been working to affirm the value of young families and celebrate the ways they contribute to our communities because all adolescents and young adults, including pregnant and parenting teens,…

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Child Sex Trafficking Victims Support Initiative Literature Review

Date: August 23, 2015

This literature review provides a brief summary of some tools and approaches used by other organizations and government agencies to identify child victims of sex trafficking.

Citation: Alexandra Eisler. (2015). Child Sex Trafficking Victims Support Initiative Literature Review. Baltimore: Author.
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Comparison of 2018 & 2017 PAF FOA (Table)

Date: January 23, 2018

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health (OASH) announced on January 12, 2018 the Anticipated Availability of Funds for Support for Expectant and Parenting Teens, Women, Fathers, and Their Families (AH-SP1-18-001). These grant funds are being made available through the Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF) program. Previous…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2018). Comparison of 2018 & 2017 Pregnancy Assistance Funding Opportunity Announcements. Baltimore: Author.
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Crush: Project Summary

Date: September 30, 2015

Crush is a robust mobile health (mHealth) application with the ultimate intent to reduce pregnancy among Black and Latina adolescent girls. In addition, Crush addresses HIV/STI prevention, healthy relationships, and clinic visitation. It provides comprehensive, medically accurate sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information to girls, in English and Spanish, through highly engaging interactive and multimedia…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2015). Crush: Project summary. Baltimore: Author.
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Engaging Community

Date: October 7, 2014

Collaborating to Leverage Funding & Resources: A Strategic Plan to Reduce Teen Births in Baltimore City Healthy Teen Network partnered with the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) and the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute and Center for Adolescent Health to develop a city-wide strategic plan to reduce teen births in Baltimore city. This collaboration generated…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2014). Engaging community: Collaborating to leverage funding and resources: A strategic plan to reduce teen births in Baltimore City. Baltimore: Author.
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