Integrating Pregnancy Prevention in Child Welfare: Supporting Youth in Care to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.
Leonard, Sara Major. Suellentrop, Katherine.
American Public Human Services Association.
National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
Published: August 2013
Policy & Practice
Vol. 71, No. 4 , p. 24-25, 31
American Public Human Services Association (APHSA)
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This article explains youth in foster care have disproportionately high rates of teen pregnancy and highlights a 3-year project to reduce the high rates of teen pregnancy among youth in foster care. Key components of the Integration of Teen Pregnancy Prevention into State and Local Child Welfare systems (TPP Integration) are described. 4 references.
foster adolescents; adolescent pregnancy prevention; teenage mothers; unplanned pregnancy; sex education; youth services; service integration