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Webinars and Elearning

Date: October 4, 2010

Healthy Teen Network regularly provides capacity-building elearning opportunities, such as webinars and interactive modules. Webinar recordings and slides are available, as well. View our library of webinars here. As always, membership has its benefits: members receive free and significant discounts on live and recorded webinars. If you’re interested in a customized webinar or elearning opportunity, contact…

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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 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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Opportunity Knocks: Presentation

Date: October 6, 2009

A teachable moment is a situation where opportunity knocks and is a time at which a person, especially a child, is likely to be particularly disposed to learn something or particularly responsive to being taught or made aware of something.  With accurate information and adequate support, young people can make healthy and responsible decisions about…

Citation: Desiderio, G. & Shuman, S. (2009). Opportunity knocks: Using teachable moments to convey safer sex messages for young people: Presentation Design and Slides. Baltimore: Author.
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Policy Platform to Promote Health and Success among Young Families

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). A policy platform to promote health and success among young families. 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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Advocacy for Pregnant and Parenting Teens in Foster Care

Date: October 10, 2008

Healthy Teen Network and the American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law collaborated to provide answers to some common questions practitioners face when advocating for pregnant and parenting teens in foster care. The answers can be helpful in your advocacy efforts.

Citation: American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law and Healthy Teen Network. (2008). Advocacy for Pregnant and Parenting Teens in Foster Care. Baltimore: Author.
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Widening Our Lens

Date: October 7, 2008

This brochure, Widening Our Lens, presents a comprehensive strategy to address the impact of child maltreatment, interpersonal, and family violence on youth. See also, Boys Will Be Boys: Understanding the Impact of Child Maltreatment and Family Violence on the Sexual, Reproductive, and Parenting Behaviors of Young Men.

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2008). Widening our lens: A comprehensive strategy to address the impact of child maltreatment, interpersonal, and family violence on youth. Baltimore: Author.
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Tip Sheet: Opportunity Knocks

Date: October 1, 2008

With accurate information and adequate support, young people can make healthy and responsible decisions about having sex and using contraception. Adults can be most effective by providing the information and support needed to promote responsible decision-making in youth and help ensure transition to adulthood is safe and healthy. In addition to this tip sheet, a complete presentation design is available, for…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network & Association of Reproductive Health Professionals. (2010). Tip sheet: Opportunity knocks: Using teachable moments to convey safer sex messages to young people. Baltimore: Author.
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