upcoming events

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Talking the Talk: Discussing Sexuality with Your Children

June 16, 2021 | 6-7 PM ET | Online

Vanessa Geffrard, MPH Planned Parenthood of Maryland

Do you want to learn more about sexual diversity? Do you want to learn about the range of sexual diversity terms and definitions? Want to learn about creating safer spaces for your LGBTQ+ students? Join us for this interactive training to support in creating safer spaces for LBGTQ+ clients and students, examine bias, and the role you can play in being a trusted adult. For parents and truested adult caregivers.

 

True You Maryland Project-Wide Meeting

August 8, 2021 | 3-4 PM ET | Online

Each month, we get together for a project-wide meeting to share the latest news and updates with each other. Need the invite, agenda, or minutes from last meeting? Agendas and minutes are saved in the True You Maryland County-Level Partners folder on Google Drive (yes, that’s a restricted access folder). Check in with Shanise for all the details on Google Drive or the log-in information for the meeting. For all True You Maryland project partners.

 

frequently asked questions

What counties are part of True You Maryland?

True You Maryland brings together partners in six rural Maryland counties—Allegany, Washington, Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester.

What counties are part of True You Maryland?

True You Maryland brings together partners in six rural Maryland counties—Allegany, Washington, Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester.

What are the goals of True You Maryland?

True You Maryland aims to achieve a…

  • 15% reduction in Maryland rural county birth rates; a
  • 10% reduction in Maryland rural county youth STI rates; and a
  • 20% reduction in racial disparities in Maryland rural county teen birth and STI rates.
How many people does True You Maryland intend to reach each year?

True You Maryland intends to reach 4,378 high school youth, 876 youth in the community, and 438 parents/caregivers/trusted adults in Year 1 (2020-2021). See our logic model for more information on the project.

Who’s Who? Where can I find everyone’s contact information?

The Project-Wide Contact List is your source for who’s who and how to contact them.

Please update this file at least quarterly, or whenever a new staff person is added/removed from the project. Contact Shanise for staffing changes.

Who's who? Where can I find everyone's contact information?

The Project-Wide Contact List is your source for who’s who and how to contact them.

Please update this file at least quarterly, or whenever a new staff person is added/removed from the project. Contact Shanise for staffing changes.

I'm a partner! Where can I find all our shared files and documents?

The True You Maryland County-Level Partners folder on Google Drive is your one-stop shop for everything you need. Yes, it’s restricted, so if the link doesn’t work for you, you can request access.

In this folder, you’ll find:

  • Project overview presentation slides 
  • County-level systems team members’ roles and expectations
  • Project Work Plan
  • Project-wide meeting agendas and notes
  • Youth Advisory Board resources
  • OPA Tip Sheet: Evaluation Strategies for Virtual Implementation in Response to COVID
  • Recording of the Positive Prevention PLUS Crosswalk with Maryland’s Health Education Framework
  • And more…

Each county also has a dedicated subfolder—this is where you should save your project-related files.

Where do I submit my requests, reports, and logs?

Adaption Requests

Adaptation requests are submitted in an online request form.

Quarterly Reports

Healthy Teen Network subcontractors submit quarterly reports using the online report submission form. Local health departments and Maryland Department of Health subcontractors submit quarterly reports via email to Christine Johnson.

Fidelity Monitoring Logs

Stay tuned for how to submit fidelity monitoring logs!

true you maryland resources

more resources

 This project is/was supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Population Affairs (OPA), Teen Pregnancy Prevention Tier 1 grant, 1 TP1AH000234-01-00, as administered by the Maryland Department of Health.  The information or content presented are those of the author and shall not be construed as the official position or policy, nor any endorsement, by HHS, the Federal Government, or the Maryland Department of Health. 

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