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Evaluation Readiness Assessment Guide

September 20, 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.

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Another Chance: Preventing Additional Births to Teen Mothers

May 5, 2004

This report by Lorraine Klerman, DrPH, summarizes what is known about additional births to teen mothers, the dimensions of the problem, the factors that seem to increase the chances of such births occurring to teen mothers, their consequences, and the potential for prevention. The primary focus of the 49-page report is a critical review and…

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Advocacy for Pregnant and Parenting Teens in Foster Care

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.

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Tip Sheet: Logic Model

February 21, 2013

What is a logic model? Learn more in this tip sheet! Logic models display the relationships among the resources you have to operate your program, the activities you plan, and the changes or results you hope to achieve. They have been used for more than 20 years by program managers and evaluators to describe the…

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Promoting Successful Transition from Foster/Group Home Settings to Independent Living among Pregnant and Parenting Teens

October 5, 2014

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.

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We’ve Come a Long Way in 25 Years – We Keep Doing the Impossible

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…

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Helping Teens Help Themselves

This national blueprint represents a multi-year, multidisciplinary approach to increase supportive housing options for pregnant and parenting teens exiting foster care.

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Tip Sheet: Opportunity Knocks

October 7, 2014

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…

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Gaining Support for Teen Families: Mapping the Perceptual Hurdles

October 8, 2014

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.

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Strategic Plan to Reduce Teen Births in Baltimore City

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…

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