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Adolescent and Young Adult Men Focus Group Facilitator Guide

Date: October 13, 2015

Adolescent and Young Adult Men Focus Group Facilitator Guide is a resource for organizations that wish to learn more about the health and wellness concerns of the adolescent and young adult men (AYAM) utilizing their programs and services. To further facilitate the use of this guide, we have provided customizable Word documents of supporting documents…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2015). Adolescent and young adult men focus group facilitator guide. Baltimore: Author.
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Generate My Healthy Future Plan Postcard for Parents and Caring Adults

Date: October 13, 2015

Generate My Healthy Future Plan product promotional materials (poster and postcard for parents and adult caregivers) are designed support the Generate My Healthy Future Plan activity for adolescent and young adult men, parents, caring adults, and health educators. Download the postcard (below) to print your own copies for dissemination. Postcards are designed to print 2…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2018). Are the young people in your life asking queations about their health that you don't feel prepared to answer? Baltimore: Author. Available from http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/generatemyhealthyfuture/postcard/
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Youth 360⁰: The Game

Date: October 13, 2015

At our 2015 conference, we unveiled Youth 360⁰: The Game, and we were thrilled to see attendees share with each other all the ways they are “doing” Youth 360⁰. In response to the great demand, we have made Youth 360⁰: The Game available to you for free download (get the zip file below, with everything…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2015). Youth 360⁰: The game. Baltimore: Author. http://healthyteennetwork.org/resources/youth360/game/
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Tip Sheet: Increasing Our Impact by Using a Social-Ecological Approach

Date: October 6, 2015

The Social-Ecological Model is a theory-based framework for understanding, exploring, and addressing the social determinants of health at many levels. The Social-Ecological Model encourages us to move beyond a focus on individual behavior and toward an understanding of the wide range of factors that influence health outcomes.

Citation: Max, J. L., Sedivy, V., & Garrido, M. (2015). Tip sheet: Increasing our impact by using a social-ecological approach. Washington, DC: Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau. 5
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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.
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Art and Science of Presenting Your Data

Date: August 27, 2015

Healthy Teen Network Senior Researcher Genevieve Martínez-García, PhD, presented data visualization techniques to OAH grantees, August 2015. View the PowerPoint slides from “The Art and Science of Presenting Your Data.”

Citation: Genevieve Martínez-García. (2015). The Art and Science of Presenting Your Data. Baltimore: Author.
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Child Sex Trafficking Victims Support Initiative Literature Review

Date: August 23, 2015

This literature review provides a brief summary of some tools and approaches used by other organizations and government agencies to identify child victims of sex trafficking.

Citation: Alexandra Eisler. (2015). Child Sex Trafficking Victims Support Initiative Literature Review. Baltimore: Author.
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Poverty Is Not Destiny and Pregnancy Is Not a Disease: Changing Our View of Adolescent Health (Webinar Recording)

Date: August 5, 2015

The frame with which we view issues affecting teen health and well-being defines our language and informs our responses.  When teen pregnancy is considered a disease that must be prevented, we think of interventions that affect individual behavior, and we think of teen pregnancy as an individual failure. This kind of thinking promotes a culture…

Citation: Paluzzi, P., Sedivy, V. (2015, August 5). Poverty is not destiny and pregnancy is not a disease [Webinar]. Baltimore: Author. www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/poverty-is-not-destiny/
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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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