An integrated reproductive health service approach to prevent teen pregnancy and sexual risk taking behaviors
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Social and behavioral sciences
Discuss the key components to address the health needs of sexually active youth including comprehensive sexual education, coupled with youth-friendly clinical and support services through community and parent involvement.
Keyword(s): Teen Pregnancy, Sexual Risk Behavior
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because:
As Manager of Research, Evaluations, and Grants for the New Morning Foundation, a non-partisan, long-term initiative to improve young peopleâs reproductive health education, counseling, and clinical services throughout South Carolina. I have provided research and policy analysis for community-based advocacy campaigns around responsible reproductive health policies across South Carolina. My professional research interests include: reproductive and sexual health and rights, teen pregnancy prevention, adolescent risk behavior, public health policy and advocacy, and social justice.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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