Boys Will Be Boys
Date: November 1, 2006
Research tells us that boys are exposed to child maltreatment and family violence at rates similar to girls, suffer different types of violence than girls, and experience their own gender-specific responses.
Citation: Kahn, A. & Paluzzi, P. (2006). Boys Will Be Boys: Understanding the Impact of Child Maltreatment and Family Violence on the SexuRead more Download
Interpersonal Violence and Adolescent Pregnancy
Date: October 7, 2006
This reprinted report from the Center for Assessment and Policy Development (CAPD) and Healthy Teen Network by Sally Leiderman with Cari Almo examines the links between interpersonal violence and teen pregnancy. It also explores the implications for practice and programs and offers possible next steps for the field.
Citation: Center for Assessment and Policy Development and Healthy Teen Network. (2006). Interpersonal Violence and Adolescent Pregnancy. Baltimore: Author.Read more Download
Helping Teens Help Themselves
Date: September 21, 2006
This national blueprint represents a multi-year, multidisciplinary approach to increase supportive housing options for pregnant and parenting teens exiting foster care.
Citation: Max, J., and Paluzzi, P. (2006). Helping Teens Help Themselves. DC: Author.Read more Download
Replicating Success One Program at a Time
Date: October 4, 2005
Lessons from replicating community-based programs that effectively address the complex issues associated with teen parents and teen pregnancy prevention in the United States.
Citation: Knopf, M. & Paluzzi, P. (2005). Replicating success one program at a time. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network.Read more Download
Promoting Successful Transition from Foster/Group Home Settings to Independent Living among Pregnant and Parenting Teens
Date: October 4, 2005
Summary Report The summary report, “Promoting Successful Transition from Foster/Group Home Settings to Independent Living Among Pregnant and Parenting Teens,” generously supported by the Freddie Mac Foundation discusses the difficulties facing teenagers in foster care/group settings and the policy that surrounds it.
Citation: Max, J. & Paluzzi, P. (2005). Summary report: promoting successful transition from foster care to independent living. Baltimore: Author.Read more Download
We’ve Come a Long Way in 25 Years – We Keep Doing the Impossible
Date: November 18, 2004
Dr. Douglas Kirby’s Keynote Address at Healthy Teen Network’s (then NOAPPP) 25th Annual Conference. In 2004, the National Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting and Prevention (NOAPPP) was busy deciding how best to celebrate 25 years as a national leader in the field of teen pregnancy, parenting and prevention. We embraced Sankofa, a Ghanaian concept connoting…
Citation: Kirby, D. (2004, November 18). We've come a long way in 25 years--We keep doing the impossible! Keynote presented at Healthy Teen Network (formerly NOAPPP) 25th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.Read more Download
Yes You Can: Eat Well, Look Good and Save Money
Date: October 5, 2004
Healthy Teen Network’s nutrition guide for pregnant and parenting teens and is intended for use by adolescents themselves, and/or health care providers who work with pregnant and parenting youth. Topics addressed in the brochure include : healthy eating tips, breastfeeding, budgeting information, quick recipes, and information on eating disorders. This brochure was made possible by a…
Citation: Efla, J., Knopf, M., & Canova, K. (2004). Yes you can: Eat well, look good, and save money. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network (formerly NOAPPP).Read more Download
Evaluation Readiness Assessment Guide
Date: January 1, 2000
Is Your Program Ready to Evaluate Its Effectiveness? A Guide to Program Assessment This guidebook was developed as an attempt to share the challenges we have encountered while evaluating programs participating in the National Urban Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program (NUAPPP). Much of the material has been based on direct feedback from the NUAPPP participants.
Citation: 1. Sedivy V. (2000). Evaluation readiness assessment guide: Is your program ready to evaluate its effectiveness? Monograph published by Sociometrics Corporation and National Organization of Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting and Prevention.Read more Download
Mapping Programs that Serve Pregnant and Parenting Teens
There are many programs providing services to young parents, but they often occur at the local, rather than the state-level, and identifying what is available is challenging. This report summarizes findings gathered by Healthy Teen Network over a six month period to assess supports and services for young families on a national scale.
Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2014). Mapping programs that serve pregnant and parenting teens in the US: Results and hurdles. Baltimore: Author.Read more Download
Gaining Support for Teen Families: Mapping the Perceptual Hurdles
Healthy Teen Network, along with a National Advisory Group, and the FrameWorks Institute have completed Phase One of a two year effort dedicated to identifying and implementing new ways of talking about pregnant and parenting teens to gain support for this population.