• October 2012
  • Vol. 13, No. 9

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Teen Pregnancy Prevention Tip Sheet

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy released a tip sheet for engaging the foster care and juvenile justice communities in teenage pregnancy prevention efforts. The tip sheet, funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, provides statistics on teenage pregnancy among youth involved with foster care and juvenile justice and tips for working with members of the foster care and juvenile justice communities.

"Preventing Teen Pregnancy Through Outreach and Engagement: Tips for Working With Foster Care and Juvenile Justice" is available on the National Campaign's website:

http://www.thenationalcampaign.org/resources/pdf/CDC-foster-care.pdf (230 KB)

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New York City's (NYC) Administration for Children's Services published a guide for professionals working with pregnant or young parents in care. The guide is centered on a strengths-based approach to safety for young parents and their children.
"Guide to Working With Young Parents in Out of Home Care" is available on the NYC Administration for Children's Services website:

http://www.nyc.gov/html/acs/downloads/pdf/a_Guide%20to%20Working%20with%20Young%20Parents_LR.pdf (6 MB)

A desk guide for professionals, "ABCs of Working With Young Parents in Out of Home Care: Expectations, Responsibilities and Resources" is also available on the NYC's Administration for Children's Services website:

http://www.nyc.gov/html/acs/downloads/pdf/a_ABCs%20of%20Young%20Parents%20Out%20of%20Home.pdf (1 MB)

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