3340.0 Pregnancy Prevention and Parenting Programs that Meet Teens on Their Turf

Monday, November 5, 2007: 2:30 PM
This session features overviews of three interventions that reach out to help prevent pregnancy and/or assist parenting teens where they are--in their homes, schools, neighborhoods, and communities. The presentation features an overview of a community-school collaborative to reduce teen pregnany. The second discusses a home visiting program for teen mothers. The third provides an overview of a neighborhood based program to reduce disparities in teen pregnancy.
Session Objectives: List three settings in which to reach out to teens with pregnancy prevention and/or parenting programs. Identify key steps to creating a comprehensive working collaborative. Describe the benefits of home visiting. Describe the components of a neighborhood-based public health program to reduce teen pregnancy.

2:55 PM
Impact of a home-based intervention for American Indian teen parents on parenting and maternal and child health outcomes
Allison Barlow, MPH, MA, Britta Mullany, PhD, Kristen Speakman, MA, MPH, Elena Varipatis Baker, MPH, MSW, Golda Ginsburg, PhD, Novalene Goklish, Brandii Cowboy, Pauline Fields, Ranelda Hastings, Raymond Reid, MD, MPH and John Walkup, MD

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Community Health Workers SPIG, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing