Strategies for recruiting and retaining families in teen pregnancy prevention: A case study of a Latino family-based behavioral intervention
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe challenges and innovative strategies to address recruitment and retention in a Latino family-based program. Describe a communication strategy to support parent participation and retention. Identify lessons learned and implications for implementing teen pregnancy prevention programs for culturally-diverse populations.
Keyword(s): Hispanic Youth, Sexual Risk Behavior
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been working supervised by our PI for multiple federally funded grants for HIV/STI prevention/Teen pregnancy prevention. Among my scientific interests has been development of strategies for recruitment & retention. Preventing throughout our studies early pregnancy and HIV/STI prevention. Currently directly responsible for the mentoring data collectors working closely to achieve successful outcomes. Being fluent bilingual(English/Spanish). I communicate effectively with those involved in our projects that required recruiting Latino families.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.