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Sexual & Reproductive Health Resource Finder

Sexual & Reproductive Health Resource Finder

Sexual & Reproductive Health Resource FinderNovember 2021From tool kits and trainings to fact sheets and reports, the Activate Sexual and Reproductive Health Resource Finder has something for every youth-supporting professional.  The Activate resource finder was...

Why Sex Ed For All?

Why Sex Ed For All?

Why Sex Ed For All?October 2021Have you heard that May is Sex Ed For All Month? Yes, no, maybe? Or yes, but you don’t quite get it? It’s okay…that’s actually what this session is all about. Since 2019, May has been recognized as Sex Ed For All Month. This initiative...

Activate Collective

Activate Collective

If your work touches the lives of young people, these resources are for you. Where We Started Child Trends, in partnership with Chapin Hall and Healthy Teen Network, develop and disseminate research-based practice resources for professionals who work with youth....

#SexEdForAll 2022 Tool Kit

#SexEdForAll 2022 Tool Kit

#SexEdForAll Month Tool KitMay 2022This year’s Sex Ed For All Month is coordinated by the Sex Education Collaborative—representing 22 national, regional, and state-based organizations with extensive experience training educators to deliver school-based sex...

What Really is Co-Parenting?

What Really is Co-Parenting?

What Really Is Co-Parenting?December 2020Pop quiz! Here is the situation…Jasmine, Tim, and their son James live together in Jasmine’s home. Jasmine’s mother, Tanya, also lives there and cares for James every night while Tanya is at work. Tanya and Jasmine decide what...

We Must Do Better To Engage Young Fathers: Here’s How

We Must Do Better To Engage Young Fathers: Here’s How

We Must Do Better To Engage Young Fathers: Here's HowDecember 2020Are you providing supports and services for young fathers and struggling to engage them? Have you asked them about their experience or what can you do to make them feel comfortable and welcome? If...

Everyone Wins!

Everyone Wins!

Everyone Wins!: Co-Parenting Can Work for All2020As a partner on Map 2 Success, a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland Department of Health, Healthy Teen Network developed this poster, as a complement to Protect Your Rights and You're Excused!...

You’re Excused!

You’re Excused!

You're Excused!2020In the United States, students who are pregnant or parenting have rights, protected under Title IX and Maryland law. As a partner on Map 2 Success, a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland Department of Health, Healthy Teen...

The functioning patterns of adolescent mothers leaving foster care

The functioning patterns of adolescent mothers leaving foster care

ReSHAPINGThe functioning patterns of adolescent mothers leaving foster care: Results from a cluster analysis Child and Family Social Work, 2020 Svetlana Shpiegel, Elizabeth M. Aparicio, Bryn King, Dana Prince, Jason Lynch, Claudette L. Grinnell‐Davis Suggested...

Young Parents Logic Model Tool

Young Parents Logic Model Tool

Young Parents Logic Model2020The Young Parents Logic Model is a tool designed to help professionals and organizations think about how to design and improve their programs and services for young people who are pregnant or parenting. The tool encourages a holistic...

U Choose

U Choose

We help you talk about the hard stuff.Where We Started Getting school and community partners to work together is so important for improving sexual health education and services. In any given community, there are often many programs and services working with young...

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights: For Youth Who Are Pregnant and Parenting2020In the United States, students who are pregnant or parenting have rights, protected under Title IX. As a partner on Map 2 Success, a project of the Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland...

Assist Youth Who Are Pregnant and Parenting

Assist Youth Who Are Pregnant and Parenting

Congress should reauthorize the PAF program because it is vital for students who are pregnant and parenting and for pregnant women who have experienced sexual violence.Updated February 13, 2020Congressional Action Request U.S. Senators: Co-sponsor the Pregnancy...

Early childbirth among foster youth

Early childbirth among foster youth

ReSHAPINGEarly childbirth among foster youth: A latent class analysis to determine subgroups at increased risk Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2019 Bryn King, Claudette Grinnell-Davis, Elizabeth Aparicio,  Andrea Lane Eastman Suggested Citation King,...

“My body is strong and amazing”

“My body is strong and amazing”

ReSHAPING"My body is strong and amazing:" Embodied experiences of pregnancy and birth among young women in foster care Children and Youth Services Review, 2019 Elizabeth Aparicio, PhD, MSW; Claudette Grinnell-Davis, PhD, MS, MSW; Bryn King, PhD, MSW; and Svetlana...

Supporting Young Parents to Reach for the Stars

Supporting Young Parents to Reach for the Stars

Supporting Young Parents to Reach for the Stars!U Choose to Know Digest, 2018It can be hard keeping up with schoolwork, and even harder when pregnant and/or parenting. While it is true that only about 50% of young mothers graduate from high school (as opposed to 89%...

Service needs of adolescent parents in child welfare

Service needs of adolescent parents in child welfare

ReSHAPINGService needs of adolescent parents in child welfare: is an evidence-based, structured, in-home behavioral parent training protocol effective? Child Abuse & Neglect, 2016 Grace S. Hubel, Whitney L. Rostad, Shannon Self-Brown, Angela D. Moreland Suggested...

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