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2016 Annual Report

October 12, 2017

Reflecting Back & Looking Forward: A Commitment to Evidence & Innovation We’ve made great strides in the past decade, and teen births in the U.S. are at an all-time low. A number of factors have contributed to this downward trend, most significantly declines in the number of teens who have ever had sex, and among…

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About the Center for Evidence & Innovation (Presentation)

November 15, 2018

How do we respond to the dynamic, ever-changing needs of the professionals we serve….YOU? Your time is limited, so getting out of the office is difficult. Your professional development dollars are always shrinking. And you want on-demand training and resources…you want it when you want it. Which is why we’re focusing on elearning for the…

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Addressing Trafficking in Schools

February 4, 2020

In this elearning unit, learn how, as an educator or school employee, you can identify signs that a student may be experiencing or vulnerable to sex or labor trafficking. This unit employs stories, interactive dialog, quizzing, and video to promote learning. Suggested prerequisite: Human Trafficking 101. Through Healthy Teen Network’s partnership with the University of Maryland… Read more

Adolescent and Young Adult Men Focus Group Facilitator Guide

October 7, 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…

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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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An American Frame: Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

October 8, 2014

Interested in gaining more support for pregnant and parenting teens? Tired of seeing them maligned in the media? Healthy Teen Network is working to reframe pregnant and parenting teens in the US to change public opinion and gain political support. The FrameWorks Institute in collaboration with Healthy Teen Network assessed current frames in the media…

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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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Art and Science of Presenting Your Data

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.”

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BDI Logic Model for Working with Young Families Resource Kit

October 8, 2014

In response to a need voiced by professionals working with young families, Healthy Teen Network designed a Behavior-Determinant-Intervention (BDI) Logic Model for Working with Young Families in collaboration with various professionals in the field.

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Bricks, Mortar, & Community: The Core Components of Supportive Housing for Pregnant & Parenting Teens


Articulating core components based on what we know ensures success among pregnant and parenting teens utilizing supportive housing services that embrace them and helps set a standard for the field. The identification of the core components provides guidance for supportive housing programs to meet the needs of pregnant and parenting teens by providing the supports…

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