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Objective: To examine the effectiveness of the Centering Teen Pregnancy Program on postpartum depression among adolescent mothers. Material and Methods: Study sample was 60 adolescent mothers who attended a prenatal care clinic and delivered at a tertiary hospital in Thailand. Convenience sampling was used to select the participants.
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We help youth-serving professionals and parents better communicate with adolescents about love, sex, and healthy relationships. We provide grants to South Carolina organizations, who are in the best position to understand the pregnancy and STI prevention needs in their community. We conduct original research about teen pregnancy, STIs, and HPV vaccination to foster fact-based conversations that promote reproductive health. CREW is a CDC-accredited learning collaborative where healthcare providers from around the state band together to find practical, data-driven solutions that will help improve clinical outcomes for at-risk teens.
Although the teen birth rate in the United States has declined dramatically in recent decades, it is still considerably higher than in other developed nations. This is especially true for Latinos, who have a teen birth rate twice as high as the rate for white teens. But in spite of higher rates among Latinos, a Child Trends report found few teen pregnancy prevention programs for Latino youth.
Below is a listing of those programs, as well as information and resources for professionals working with adolescents throughout Michigan. The goal of the program is to reduce the rate of teen pregnancy in Michigan. This will be achieved through the replication of evidence-based effective program models or substantial incorporation of elements of effective programs that have been proven to change behaviors.
This article provides an overview and description of implementation activities of the multicomponent, community-wide initiatives of the Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program initiated in by the Office of Adolescent Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The community-wide initiatives applied the Interactive Systems Framework for dissemination and implementation through training and technical assistance on the key elements of the initiative: implementation of evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention TPP interventions; enhancing quality of and access to youth-friendly reproductive health services; educating stakeholders about TPP; working with youth in communities most at risk of teen pregnancy; and mobilizing the community to garner support. Of nearly 12, hours of training and technical assistance provided, the majority was for selecting, implementing, and evaluating an evidence-based TPP program.
The OAH TPP Program invests a larger share of its grant funds in the implementation of evidence-based programs—those programs proven through rigorous evaluation to reduce adolescent pregnancy and risky behavior associated with adolescent pregnancy tier 1. These diverse programs include sex education, youth development, abstinence education, clinic-based programs, and programs specifically designed for vulnerable populations, including parenting adolescents and youths in juvenile detention Table 1. The OAH TPP Program also invests a smaller portion of its grant funds in research and demonstration projects to develop and test new models and innovative strategies to address gaps in what is known about how to prevent adolescent pregnancy tier 2.
Workshops and trainings are designed to keep professionals who work with teens abreast of research and programming in the areas of positive youth development, adolescent brain development and teen pregnancy prevention. Technical assistance on teen pregnancy prevention issues including best and promising practices is provided when requested. The key to the success of Healthy Teens and Young Adults is the focus on teenagers and young adults.
The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program is designed to promote safe sexual and reproductive health practices to reduce unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections among adolescents years of age through health education, community outreach, and positive youth development. The program works with community partners to provide evidence-based curriculum to youth who are at highest risk for teen pregnancy. In addition, the program focuses resources in communities where youth are at highest risk for teen pregnancy. This includes, but is not limited to, serving youth in ZIP codes,,,and