Engaging youth to make healthy decisions about their lives and futures is an important cornerstone of any adolescent pregnancy prevention program. This webinar helps grantees, community-based organizations, and any person or group that works with youth learn effective strategies to engage youth and empower them to make the best choices for their lives.
Adolescent development extends beyond the physiological changes that occur in adolescence. It also encompasses cognitive, emotional, social, sexual, identity formation, and spiritual change and growth. This webinar provides an overview of broad developmental science principles to help Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention grantees understand the unique needs of the youth they serve during the transitional period of adolescence.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death for adolescents aged 15-24, and almost 20% of high school students have reported thinking about suicide. This webinar provides an overview of the risk factors that can contribute to suicide, particularly among Native American and vulnerable populations of youth, and what resources are available to help prevent suicide among vulnerable youth.
September 2018 is National Suicide Prevention Month. According to the CDC, suicide is the third leading cause of death for adolescents aged 10-24 in the U.S., and 16% of high school students have seriously considered suicide. Find ways to get involved this month and help create a caring and supportive environment for youth!