Does a teen initiated peer education intervention and community forum increase knowledge of consequences of teen pregnancy and initiate dialog for comprehensive sexual education?
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Assess knowledge levels of adolescents of human reproduction and teen pregnancy Design educational interventions to address the knowledge gaps Evaluate the effectiveness of the interventions Design a community education forum Assess participation
Keyword(s): Adolescents, Peer Education
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be an abstract Author on the content I am responsible for because:I am the Assistant Director for a 9th-12th grade pipeline program. I develop and design community research projects for the students to conduct by bringing scientists and community experts together to address student identified problems. I am also an adjunct professor at the West Virginia University School of Medicine.
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.