Strategies for recruiting and retaining families in teen pregnancy prevention: A case study of a Latino family-based behavioral intervention
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.
Keywords: Hispanic Youth, Sexual Risk Behavior
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the project director and senior research associate for the project that will be discussed in the paper. I am a doctorate-trained researcher who has worked on this and other federally-funded research projects. I have previously presented at APHA and other conferences on topics including youth development and substance abuse in the workforce. I have been conducting research on youth development, sexual health, and other topics for the past 14 years.
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.