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Tip Sheet: Built to Last: Planning Programmatic Sustainability

Date: October 2, 2013

Your organization is doing great work: youth are receiving vital information and skills that will help them develop into healthy, happy adults, and your community is on board! Now is the time to build a program that will withstand the test of time. Expanding your sights beyond funding can help you build a program that will grow…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2013). Tip sheet: Build to last: planning programmatic sustainability. Washington, DC: US Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health and Family Youth Services Bureau.
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Tip Sheet: Checklist for Integrating a Trauma-Informed Approach into Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

Date: October 1, 2013

While a teen pregnancy prevention program generally focuses on providing sexual health education, ensuring access to youth-friendly health care services, and engaging youth, families, and communities, a trauma-informed approach is a way of addressing vital information about sexuality and well-being that takes into consideration adverse life experiences and their potential influence on sexual decision making.

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2013). Tip sheet: Checklist for integrating a trauma-informed approach into teen pregnancy prevention programs. Washington, DC: US Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health and Family Youth Services Bureau.
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No te compliques! Conectando a adolescentes con servicios de salud sexual

Date: October 1, 2013

The ¡No te compliques! Facilitator’s Guide and accompanying video, or motion graphic, are designed to help link young men and women, ages 15-19, to trusted, “teen friendly” contraceptive and reproductive healthcare providers. Facilitator’s Guide and motion graphic are also available in English.

Citation: Avellino, L., Eisler, A. (2013). No te compliques: conectando a adolescentes con servicios de salud sexual. (G. Martínez-García, M. Garrido-Fishbein, Trans.) Healthy Teen Network: Baltimore. (Original work published 2013).
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Keep It Simple: A Lesson in Linking Teens to Sexual Health Care Facilitator’s Guide

Date: October 1, 2013

The Keep It Simple: Linking Teens to Sexual Health Care lesson plan and accompanying video, or motion graphic, is designed to help link young men and women, ages 15-19, to trusted, “teen friendly” contraceptive and reproductive healthcare providers (also available in Spanish). Read more on this resource here.

Citation: Avellino, L., Eisler, A. (2013). Keep it simple: a lesson in linking teens to sexual health care. Atlanta, GA: CAI; Baltimore, MD: Healthy Teen Network.
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Sexual Health Elearning Assessment on Professional Development Opportunities for Educators

Date: September 3, 2013

Healthy Teen Network works diligently to bridge gaps in knowledge and skills in order to support the implementation of evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs, as well as providing high-quality technical assistance to implementation partners. This document includes the results of our review of e-learning professional development (PD) programs. We are also interested in continuing to…

Citation: Chilcoat, D., Martinez-Garcia, G., Eisler, A., Sedivy, V., & Desiderio, G., (2013). Sexual health elearning assessment on professional development for educators. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.
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No te compliques

Date: May 6, 2013

The ¡No te compliques! Facilitator’s Guide and accompanying video, or motion graphic, are designed to help link young men and women, ages 15-19, to trusted, “teen friendly” contraceptive and reproductive healthcare providers. Facilitator’s Guide and motion graphic are also available in English.

Citation: Avellino, L., Eisler, A., Chilcoat, D., Middleton, D., Gerka, M, & Get Loud!. (2013, May 6). No te compliques [Video file]. http://vimeo.com/65566325
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Tip Sheet: Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)

Date: January 22, 2013

Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) is a systematic approach that uses information to make improvements to a program with an emphasis on future results. CQI is an ongoing process of gathering and reviewing process and outcome data in order to improve the program, both during and after implementation.

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2013). Continuous quality improvement. Washington, DC: Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau. 5
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Road Map for the Future of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: 2013-2016 Strategic Plan

Date: January 2, 2013

Healthy Teen Network’s 2013-2016 Strategic plan focuses on addressing three overarching areas: Promote an Inclusive Frame Increase Our Impact Build Sustainability The plan is presented as a written report and an online interactive presentation.

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2013). Road map for the future of adolescent sexual and reproductive health: 2013-2016 strategic plan. Baltimore: Author.
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Tip Sheet: Best Practices for Working with Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Date: October 2, 2012

By and large, teen parents want to do what is right for their children. Because they are teens, parents, and often low-income, they need strong support networks and a comprehensive array of resources to help them parent effectively while working toward becoming self-sufficient adults. This tip sheet provides information to better support these young people.

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2012). Tip sheet: Best practices for working with pregnant and parenting teens. Washington, DC: US Health and Human Services, Family Youth Services Bureau.
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Tip Sheet: Engaging Young Men

Date: September 4, 2012

Young men are an important segment of the population for efforts to reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, yet they are often not the target of programming and health care services. The research demonstrating best practices for engaging young men is much less robust; however, there is adequate support to guide…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2012). Tip sheet: Engaging young men. Washington, DC: Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau. 5
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