The Frame Makes the Picture: Creating a Positive Picture of Pregnant and Parenting Teens (Webinar Recording)
Date: May 7, 2015
What we think and how we feel about something has a lot to do with how it is presented—or framed. For example, think about particularly lively children and how our reactions might differ if we call them “curious,” as opposed to “hyperactive.” Teen parents have been labeled many things since the mid-1970s, and most of…
Citation: Paluzzi, P., Desiderio, G. (2015, May 7). The frame makes the picture: Creating a positive picture of pregnant and parenting teens [Webinar]. Baltimore: Author. www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/poverty-is-not-destiny/Read more
The Path to Opportunity
Date: October 14, 2014
As Healthy Teen Network celebrates 35 years making a difference in the lives of teens and young families, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the work we are doing to foster a national community where all young people may thrive. Two young mothers, Tashira (21) and Graciela (18), along with their assistant principal, Danette Sokacich,…
Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2014). The path to opportunity. Baltimore: Author.Read more Download
Protected: Thriving at the Intersection
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Citation: Martínez-García, G., Torres, L., Camacho, C., & Gleighert, H. (2018). Thriving at the intersection: Integrating social determinants of health and sexual health education to achieve positive outcomes for youth. Baltimore: Healthy Teen Network. Available from: www.HealthyTeenNetwork.org/resources/youth360/thriving-intersectionRead more
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.Read more Download
Tip Sheet: Best Practices for Community Engagement
Date: May 26, 2011
This tip sheet serves as a guide in thinking through building community engagement and helps to identify key elements necessary to engage communities in youth programming.
Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2011). Tip sheet: Best practices for community engagement. Washington, DC: US Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health and Family Youth Services Bureau.Read more Download
Tip Sheet: Best Practices for Conducting a Needs and Resource Assessment
Date: January 25, 2011
This tip sheet can serve as an overall guide in thinking through the important program development process of conducting a needs and resource assessment for all types of programs.
Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2011). Tip sheet: Best practices for conducting a needs and resource assessment. Washington, DC: US Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health and Family Youth Services Bureau.Read more Download
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.Read more Download
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.Read more Download
Tip Sheet: Characteristics of Youth-Friendly Clinical Services
Date: October 6, 2015
Youth-friendly services are services that all adolescents are able to obtain, and these services, which include full contraceptive coverage to avoid unintended pregnancies and STIs, should meet youth’s expectations and needs and improve their health. This tip sheet highlights characteristics of youth-friendly programming, facilities, and providers. See our other resources on youth-friendly services: Youth-Friendly Services…
Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2015). Tip Sheet: Characteristics of youth‐friendly clinical services. Baltimore, Maryland: Garrido‐ Fishbein, M. & Banikya‐Leaseburg, M.Read more Download
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.