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Expectant and Parenting Students Provisions of the Every Child Achieves Act (S. 1177)

Date: July 7, 2015

Providing support for expectant and parenting students improves high school graduation rates. Expectant and parenting students are often highly motivated and hard-working, and many describe becoming a parent as a turning point in their lives. With the right support and encouragement from their schools, expectant and parenting students–and their children–can and will succeed. This is…

Citation: Bob Reeg. (2015). Expectant and Parenting Students Provisions of the Every Child Achieves Act (S. 1177). Baltimore: Author.
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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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Tool: Instructor Observation

Date: May 20, 2015

This tool provides examples of skills instructors need to deliver sexual health education effectively, as described in the National Teacher Preparation Standards. (Related resource: What’s Going on in the Classroom?)

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2015). Instructor Observation Tool. Baltimore: Author.
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Tool: Instructor Interview

Date: May 20, 2015

This tool is designed to help you learn more about sexuality education implementation in the classroom by conducting interviews with instructors. It is designed to be administered at any time after instructors have implemented a set of lessons. (Related resource: What’s Going on in the Classroom?)

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2015). Instructor Interview Tool. Baltimore: Author.
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Tip Sheet: Art of Verbal Storytelling

Date: May 5, 2015

This tip sheet illustrates how a good story flows naturally with a well-developed plot that takes the listener through an image-filled journey that leaves the listener with something to think about or remember; a call to action, an idea, or a puzzle to solve.

Citation: Singon, J. & Garrido, M. (2015). Tip Sheet: The Art of Verbal Storytelling. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network & ETR Associates.
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Tip Sheet: What’s going on in the classroom? Assessing the Implementation of Sexuality Education

Date: February 3, 2015

If your aim is to improve the quality of sexuality education in schools, one of your top priorities is likely to be to provide a high quality curriculum or set of lesson plans. You’ll also want to know how the lessons are being implemented in the classroom. This resource provides tips for assessing the implementation…

Citation: Sedivy, Valerie. (2015). What’s going on in the classroom? Tips for assessing the implementation of sexuality education. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.
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Show Me the Money

Date: January 6, 2015

Guide to Developing a Winning Grant Proposal 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 (ASRH) and the service area of capacity-building assistance (CBA). We believe that sharing the process we use to prepare our responses to program funding…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2015). Show me the money: Guide to developing a winning grant proposal. Baltimore: Author.
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Tool: Instructor Competency Assessment

Date: November 19, 2014

The Instructor Competency Assessment Tool is a needs-assessment instrument designed to help you plan professional development (PD) for instructors teaching sexuality education.  The tool summarizes key competencies instructors need, and asks them to rate their comfort and capability within each competency. Click here to download the tool in Word format so that you can modify it…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2014). Instructor Competency Assessment Tool. Baltimore: Author.
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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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