Public Policy and Advocacy
Sexual & Reproductive Health Services for Immigrant Youth

Sexual & Reproductive Health Services for Immigrant Youth

Immigrant youth deserve comprehensive sexuality education and optimal sexual and reproductive health services in order to achieve whole health.Adopted by the Healthy Teen Network Board of Directors on September 21, 2017Position Healthy Teen Network believes that...

Health Educator Resource and Opportunities (HERO) Guide

Health Educator Resource and Opportunities (HERO) Guide

Health Educator Resource and Opportunities (HERO) Guide2017Healthy Teen Network collaborated with the School-Based Health Alliance, a national association of school-based health centers and school health professionals, to conduct focus groups to gather information...

Celebrating Young Parents

Celebrating Young Parents

Celebrating Young Parents: How New Mexico and California Established a Day of Recognition2017Over the past several years, two states—New Mexico and California—have been working to affirm the value of young families and celebrate the ways they contribute to our...

Title X Family Planning Program

Title X Family Planning Program

The Title X family planning program must remain federally funded to continue to provide health services to women and families.Adopted by the Healthy Teen Network Board of Directors on June 9, 2017Position Healthy Teen Network supports continuation of the federal Title...

Educational Equity for Young People Who Are Pregnant & Parenting

Educational Equity for Young People Who Are Pregnant & Parenting

Schools must ensure their compliance with Title IX by instituting equitable policies and ensuring the rights of young parents are protected.Adopted by the Healthy Teen Network Board of Directors on June 9, 2017Position Healthy Teen Network supports educational equity...

Health Promotion & The Social Determinants of Health

Health Promotion & The Social Determinants of Health

Social determinants of health shape one’s long-term physical, mental, emotional, and social health and well-being.Adopted by the Healthy Teen Network Board of Directors on June 9, 2017Position Healthy Teen Network believes that health promotion, or a holistic approach...

Sexual & Reproductive Health Services for System-Involved Youth

Sexual & Reproductive Health Services for System-Involved Youth

System-involved youth deserve comprehensive sex ed and optimal sexual and reproductive health services in order to achieve whole health.Adopted by the Healthy Teen Network Board of Directors on June 9, 2017Position Healthy Teen Network believes that youth in the child...

Youth 360° In Action

Youth 360° In Action

Youth 360° In Action: Presentation2017How and where we live, learn, and play matters. We cannot expect to significantly impact health outcomes and address health disparities without considering these critical factors, or social determinants of health, that shape our...

Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

Resources and supports for youth who are victims and survivors of human trafficking should be youth-centered, trauma-informed, and holistic.Adopted by the Healthy Teen Network Board of Directors on October 24, 2016Position Healthy Teen Network supports the development...

Sexuality Education

Sexuality Education

All young people should receive evidence-based, comprehensive sexuality education that is integrated through all grade levels.Adopted by the Healthy Teen Network Board of Directors on June 9, 2017Position Healthy Teen Network believes that all young people should...

Show Me the Money: Guide to Developing a Winning Grant Proposal

Show Me the Money: Guide to Developing a Winning Grant Proposal

Show Me the Money: Guide to Developing a Winning Grant Proposal2015Healthy Teen Network has a record of success in securing grants and cooperative agreements, especially in the topical area of adolescent sexual and reproductive health and the service area of...

The Art of Verbal Storytelling

The Art of Verbal Storytelling

The Art of Verbal Storytelling 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...

Youth 360°: How & Where Youth Live, Learn, & Play Matters

Youth 360°: How & Where Youth Live, Learn, & Play Matters

Youth 360°: How & Where Youth Live, Learn, & Play Matters2014We have to consider the critical factors, or social determinants of health, that shape us. Youth 360° is about the intersection of the social determinants of health and social-ecological theory: each...

Best Practices for Working with Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Best Practices for Working with Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Best Practices for Working with Pregnant and Parenting Teens 2012 This tip sheet provides information on how to support young people who are pregnant and/or parenting so they can be good parents while growing into healthy adults. Contributing StaffRelatedDiscover the...

An American Frame: Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

An American Frame: Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

An American Frame: Teen Pregnancy and Parenting 2010 We teamed up with the FrameWorks Institute to take a look at how the media, as well as advocates, talk about (aka, framing or messaging) young people who are pregnant or parenting. RelatedDiscover the magic of the...

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