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July 16-22, 2018 is National Youth Sports Week. Evidence shows that sports-based activities build self-efficacy, self-esteem, and self-determination in youth. Sports can also help youth develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle that includes physical activity and wellness. Celebrate by encouraging the youth in your programs to get active. 

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This brief summarizes key characteristics of programs funded through the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), which aims to reduce teen pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, and associated risk behaviors. The research questions addressed in the brief include: 1) How many youth participated in the PREP program? 2) How many providers and facilitators delivered PREP programming to youth? 3) What were the most common program models and adulthood preparation subjects implemented?

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This brief summarizes key characteristics of programs funded through the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) that reported at least half of the youth they served were in foster care. The research questions addressed in the brief include: 1) Where are programs that primarily served youth in foster care implemented? 2) What are demographic and behavioral characteristics of youth in programs that primarily served youth in foster care? 3) What are the sexual intention outcomes of youth in programs that primarily served youth in foster care?

     
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    Please mark your calendars for the August Topical Training in Seattle, WA! The theme is Let's Talk: Strategies for Engaging Parents and Caregivers in APP Programs. At the August training, you will have the opportunity to network, connect, and learn new strategies to engage parents and caregivers in your APP programs. Please plan to join us for this exciting 2-day event!

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    Vulnerable Youth Remain at Greatest Risk for Teen Pregnancy

    Youth in foster care are 2x more likely to become pregnant by age 19 than other youth.
    Hispanic and black teen girls are about 2-3 time more likely to give birth than white teen girls
    Lesbian and bisexual teens have 2x the risk of unintended pregnancy than their heterosexual peers.
    430,000 youth in 2014 were served by Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program grantees

    You can help  Prep Teens for the Future

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    Project Description

    PREP Performance Indicators: Nationwide Implementation of PREP Programs

    This brief summarizes key characteristics of programs funded through the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), which aims to reduce teen pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, and associated risk behaviors. The research questions addressed in the brief include: 1) How many youth participated in the PREP program? 2) How many providers and facilitators delivered PREP programming to youth? 3) What were the most common program models and adulthood preparation subjects implemented?

    Page last updated: June 25, 2018
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    Project Description

    Inputs and Outcomes: PREP Programs Serving Youth in Foster Care - PREP Snapshot

    This brief summarizes key characteristics of programs funded through the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) that reported at least half of the youth they served were in foster care. The research questions addressed in the brief include: 1) Where are programs that primarily served youth in foster care implemented? 2) What are demographic and behavioral characteristics of youth in programs that primarily served youth in foster care? 3) What are the sexual intention outcomes of youth in programs that primarily served youth in foster care?

       
      Page last updated: June 25, 2018