Citations with the tag: TEENAGE pregnancy -- Prevention
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- No more babies having babies.
Johnson, Kirk A. // Heart & Soul; Sep95, Issue 11, p21
Presents tips on organizing or joining teenage-pregnancy-prevention programs. Inquiries of teen-parent organizations; Inclusion of young males in the programs; Creation of a program to suit an existing community.
- Reducing pregnancies among black adolescents through educational and occupational awareness.
Olson, Lynn Marie // Public Health Reports; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p170
Presents a project designed to reduce pregnancy rates among black adolescents through a program that teaches students in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades to value education and begin to focus on their personal career and occupational goals. Concern over growth trends in unmarried pregnancy...
- Weld welfare proposal seeks to curb teen pregnancy.
Portner, Jessica // Education Week; 10/25/95, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p24
Reports on the proposal of Massachusetts Governor William Weld to cut off cash assistance to unmarried mothers younger than 18. Striking out at teenage pregnancy; Eligibility for food stamps, Medicaid and other noncash benefits if they live with a parent or legal guardian and remain in school;...
- Teen pregnancy.
Caldas, Stephen J. // Phi Delta Kappan; Jan94, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p402
Discusses the seriousness and consequences of teen pregnancy and suggests strategies for prevention. Marriage and fertility patterns of American women; Economic reality; Process of family formation; Negative effects of childbearing; Public cost of early childbearing; Societal cost; Lack of...
- Computerized `babies' used to teach teens that parenting is commitment.
Williams, Elaine // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 6/24/96, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p22
Reports on a program using computerized dolls to combat teenage pregnancy in the United States. Clarkston High School students' comments on the program; Features of the computerized babies.
- Target: Teen pregnancy.
Williams, Elaine // Christian Science Monitor; 2/2/96, Vol. 88 Issue 47, p20
Editorial. Argues that there is need for preventative teenage pregnancy programs in the United States. Reactions of anti-abortionists to the launch of a campaign to reduce teen pregnancies; Role to be played by Dr. Henry Foster in the campaign against teen pregnancies.
- Nottinghamshire Reducing teenage pregnancy.
Williams, Elaine // Children & Young People Now; 7/26/2011, p30
The article reports on the significance of the condom distribution, dubbed as C Card, an initiative developed by the local Teenage Pregnancy Partnership that helps lower teenage pregnancy rates in Nottinghamshire, England.
- Birds, Bees and Birth Control.
Williams, Elaine // Prevention India; Jun2012, p1
The article provides an answer to a question concerning adequate contraceptive methods for a teenage girl.
- Prevention programs.
Williams, Elaine // U.S. News & World Report; 3/23/87, Vol. 102 Issue 10, p67
Pregnancy prevention programs in which teenagers learn they are not ready to be parents are described. One teenage girl in every ten, or one million per year, account for this country's having the highest teen-pregnancy rate of any developed country. Teen Outreach Programs; Birth control programs.
- When `just say no' isn't enough.
Moore, Lila Margaret // AHA News; 3/4/96, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p7
Focuses on the teenage pregnancy prevention programs being undertaken in Atlanta, Georgia through the collaboration of different groups. Use of stage drama to demonstrate refusal to sexual advances; Strength of peer pressure on sexual behaviors; Positive impact of the health care environment.
- Pushing for a pregnant pause in Idaho.
Moore, Lila Margaret // Curriculum Review; Nov96, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p3
Focuses on the use of an antiquated anti-fornication statute by Prosecutor Douglas Varie of Gem County, Idaho, in an attempt to cut down on the number of teenage pregnancy occurring. Sentence imposed on a teen mother and father by Varie.
- Preventing out-of-wedlock teen pregnancies.
Moore, Lila Margaret // FDA Consumer; Apr97, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p29
Discusses information about the Health and Human Services Department's (HHS) teen pregnancy prevention programs. Aims and focus of the programs.
- No more babies having babies.
Johnson, Kirk A. // Heart & Soul; Aug/Sep95, Issue 10, p21
Highlights in the creation of a teen pregnancy-prevention program. Organization of a meeting with teen-parent organizations; Inclusion of the male partner in the meeting; Contact information.
- Missing the boat on pregnancy prevention.
Hogue, Carol J. Rowlan // Issues in Science & Technology; Summer97, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p41
Reports that in 1996 national efforts have been launched that are aimed at reducing the large numbers of unintended pregnancies among United States teenagers. Percent of unintended pregnancy rate in the country; Psychological burdens of unintended pregnancy; Conclusion of a pregnancy report by...
- When kids have kids.
Ziwica, Kristine // Parenting; May99, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p27
Reports on the work of nonprofit National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Goal to decrease number of teen birthrates in the United States.
- Teen pregnancy prevention: A rural model using school and community collaboration.
Barnes, Nancy D.; Harrod, Susan E. // School Counselor; Nov93, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p137
Describes a model program that emphasizes a collaborative venture between a state-funded community-based pregnancy prevention program and a regional vocational-technical high school located in a rural setting. Objectives of the Northeast Connecticut Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program;...
- Kids Having Kids: Models of Intervention.
Suner, Janet; Nakamura, Sharon; Caulfield, Rick // Early Childhood Education Journal; Sep2003, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p71
Discusses models to avoid teen pregnancy in the U.S. Ecological model; Conceptual framework; Parental support.
- Clinton's double-sided push to end teen birth.
Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor; 1/31/96, Vol. 88 Issue 45, p3
Reports on some of the efforts that United States President, Bill Clinton, is making to end teenage pregnancy. Introduction of a privately funded campaign by the Clinton administration; Plans of the National Campaign to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy; Statistics on teenage birthrates between 1986 and...
- Targeting teen pregnancy.
Brown, Sarah // Policy Review; Sep/Oct96, Issue 79, p60
Focuses on the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy in the United States. Goal of the campaign.
- Best Friends Foundation.
Brown, Sarah // Human Events; 7/1/94, Vol. 50 Issue 25, p15
Features the Best Friends Foundation, a non-profit, non-religious group focusing on teenage pregnancy and out-of-wedlock births. Founder and Executive Director Evelyn Bennett on the program; Program's impact on the Washington, D.C. area.
- Teen single parents.
Stephens, David A. // Single Parent; Winter94, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p15
Discusses awareness and education as the keys to preventing teen pregnancy. Factors causing teen pregnancy; Attempt to gain attention and love as two reasons why teens become pregnant; Shame attached to teen pregnancy; Role of parents; Compromise between grandparents and parent; Importance of...
- Curricular Programs to Curb Teen Pregnancy.
Stephens, David A. // Education Digest; Mar1999, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p38
Presents information on a forum about preventing teen pregnancy in Washington D.C. in December 1998 sponsored by the National School Boards Association and the National Association of State Boards of Education. What the strategy for reducing the teen pregnancy rate requires; Impact and...
- OK, boys and girls--don't do it!
Shin, Annys // National Journal; 10/25/97, Vol. 29 Issue 43, p2161
Reports that lawmakers in the United States are investing $88 million a year for the next five years to promote an abstinence only message to prevent teenage pregnancy in the country. Abstinence education's role in combatting illegitimacy and the breakdown of families; Intention of the law to...
- Teen pregnancy prevention a success in Kansas.
Shin, Annys // Nation's Health; Oct99, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p6
Reports on the success of the teen pregnancy prevention programs that were conducted in some communities in Kansas. Information on the successful components of the programs; Statistical information on the analysis of researchers that were taken from the programs; How the Kansas Health...
- D.C. targets boys, young men to prevent teen pregnancy.
Shin, Annys // Nation's Health; Oct2001, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p9
Provides information on a health care outreach program which urges males to take part in finding solutions for the problem of teenage pregnancy in the Washington (D.C.). Contents of a report published by the D.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy; Recommendations included in the report.
- Preventable calamity: How to reduce teenage pregnancy.
Sylvester, Kathleen // USA Today Magazine; Mar97, Vol. 125 Issue 2622, p32
Opinion. Argues that society must provide young women and men incentives not to become teenage parents. The economical and social costs of teen pregnancy; The number of unwed teen mothers in the United Steps; Steps to take to reduce teen pregnancy rates; Fathers marginalized by the welfare...
Sylvester, Kathleen // Youth Studies; Feb90, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p7
Presents a brief information about the `Youth Peace Project,' a kit designed for use in Australian schools to prevent teenage pregnancy.
- Abstinence is the answer.
Donofrio, Hal // World & I; Jul93, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p432
Suggests abstinence as the answer to teen pregnancies. Abstinence-based programs' goal of the continuation of abstinence among presexually active children. Abstinence education as the cornerstone of the state of Maryland's teen pregnancy prevention program; Reinforcement of messages through the...
- Decreasing sex bias through education for parenthood or prevention of adolescent pregnancy: A...
Weinstein, Estelle; Rosen, Efrem // Adolescence; Fall94, Vol. 29 Issue 115, p723
Identifies the need for more research, education and services for males about adolescent pregnancy and parenthood to augment their social and familial learning experiences. Developmentally appropriate educational concepts; Integration of strategies into the curriculum.
- Aims and associations of reducing teenage pregnancy.
Allen, Elizabeth J. // British Journal of Midwifery; Jun2003, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p366
Focuses on efforts to reduce teenage pregnancies in Great Britain. Reasons for the need to reduce teenage pregnancies; Action plan; Prevention of teenage conception.
- Stopping kids from having kids.
Kulman, Linda; Gest, Ted // U.S. News & World Report; 05/05/97, Vol. 122 Issue 17, p30
Discusses the private National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, which hopes to cut teen pregnancy by a third in the United States. Bipartisan drive which is backed by the White House and notable celebrities; Why a diverse attack may work best.
- Learning to say no.
Leo, John // U.S. News & World Report; 6/20/94, Vol. 116 Issue 24, p24
Focuses on President Bill Clinton's $400 million plan to combat teen pregnancy. Introduction of the general public to the concept of `abstinence plus'; Sophisticated programs designed to strengthen the ability of young girls to say no, including Marion Howard's Postponing Sexual Involvement...
- Birth control clinics in schools?
Leo, John // U.S. News & World Report; 9/29/86, Vol. 101 Issue 13, p82
Pro-Con Q&A interview format. Professor Laurie Zabin says birth control clinics should be allowed in schools because it will cut down unintentional pregnancies among teens. Most Reverend Leo Maher says that birth control clinics should not be allowed in schools because these clinics will...
- PARENTAL ADVISORY.
Anderson, Mae // Adweek Southeast Edition; 04/16/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 16, p3
Describes a print advertisement created for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Involvement of The Bravo Group and `People en Espanol' periodical in the campaign; Significance of the effort.
- Program teaches at-risk teens the downside of teen...
Anderson, Mae // Curriculum Review; May91, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p7
Presents the First Steps program from the Trenton New Jersey program that addresses the problem of teenage pregnancy. Meetings that teaches teenage boys about sexuality, parenting, employment and education; Services offered by the program upon referral; Focus and purpose of the meetings.
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention Without the Myths.
Crute, Sheree; Johnson, Kirk A. // Heart & Soul; Sep/Oct98, Issue 29, p94
Presents ways in preventing teen pregnancy. How African-American mothers motivate their children to prevent teen pregnancy; Greatest factor that contributes to teen pregnancy.
- Prime time youth development intervention improves contraceptive use and sexual awareness among sexually active adolescent girls.
Fallon, Deborah // Evidence Based Nursing; Apr2014, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p49
The article focuses on a study "Prime time: sexual health outcomes at 24 months for a clinic-linked intervention to prevent pregnancy risk behaviors," by Sieving RE, McRee AL, McMorris BJ, and others. This randomized controlled study points out that prime time youth development intervention...
- Talking about sex.
Fallon, Deborah // Working Mother; Mar98, p66
Presents information on the national teen pregnancy prevention program on the Web. Name of the program; Features of the program.
- A cry for help.
Lawton, Millicent // Teacher Magazine; Mar96, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p12
Reports on efforts to prevent early and unwanted teenage pregnancies in the United States. Pregnancy tests as opportunities for intervention.
- A week with Ted ... on the ranch.
Lawton, Millicent // Electronic Media; 04/05/99, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p36
Focuses on the prizes at a charity auction to raise money for the Georgia-based Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention.
- Website of the Week.
Carnall, Douglas // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 05/15/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7194, p1360
Features of the web site of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, a private California health foundation. Informations provided by the web site.
- Foster grilled on pregnancy-prevention program.
Portner, Jessica // Education Week; 5/10/95, Vol. 14 Issue 33, p17
Reports on the questioning of Henry W. Foster Jr., the Democrats' nominee for surgeon general on the effectiveness of a teenage-pregnancy-prevention program called `I Have a Future' that he founded in Nashville, Tennessee in 1987. Accounts of Foster's abortion record; Inadequacy of information...
- Nation Campaign Unveils Tips To Improve Contraceptive Use.
Portner, Jessica // Policy & Practice (19426828); Jun2010, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p9
The article reports on the release of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy's brochure entitled "Careful, Current and Consistent: Tips to Improve Contraceptive Use" to encourage more effective contraceptive choice and use.
- Targeting boys in fight against teen pregnancy.
Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor; 1/7/98, Vol. 90 Issue 29, p1
Reports that teen pregnancy prevention programs aimed at boys are gaining popularity in the late 1990s in the United States. Comments from Freya Sonenstein, lead researcher for the book `Involving Males in Preventing Teen Pregnancy'; The difficulty in interesting guys in programs; Why success of...
- Paying cash for good behavior.
Nifong, Christina // Christian Science Monitor; 3/25/98, Vol. 90 Issue 82, p1
Focuses on Judge Gilbert Burnett and his effort to reduce teen pregnancy, after retiring from a lifetime of sentencing criminals. His work with experts to design prevention courses; The incentives that he built into his plan to make sure he reached the girls who most needed his message; The...
- Making Sex Education More Effective.
Nifong, Christina // Futurist; May/Jun2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p16
Reports on the programs that are successful in improving reproductive health for teenagers in the United States. Importance of teenagers' involvement in programs that feature community volunteering and classroom activities; Estimated annual cost of teenage pregnancy in the U.S.
- Sex education failing.
Nifong, Christina // Education (14637073); 5/3/2002, Issue 55, pN.PAG
Reports on the failure of sex education in most English schools to teach pupils about parenthood, relationships and sexually transmitted disease. Decline in the number of pupils who identified parents as their main source of information about sexual relationships; Rate of teenage birth in Great...
- Not Your Average Teen Mom.
Guiden, Mary // State Legislatures; Feb2000, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p26
Deals with the efforts of Louisiana Senator Paulette Irons to prevent teenage pregnancy in the United States (US). Her experiences as a teenage mother; Programs and activities for adolescents after school hours; Retreat among at-risk youth; US federal funds for reducing teenage pregnancy. ...
- Programs Help Prevent Teen Pregnancy.
Guiden, Mary // State Legislatures; Jan99, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p11
Provides information on the programs in the United States which aimed to reduce the number of teenage pregnancy. Chastity Awareness Week in Pennsylvania; Sex education law passed in 1998 in California.
- BRITAIN: SEX EDUCATION UNDER FIRE.
Slater, Jon // UNESCO Courier; Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 53 Issue 7/8, p17
Focuses on the debate over the efforts of the government of Great Britain to improve sex education. Significance of reducing the number of teenage pregnancies; Statistics on teenage pregnancies; Role of teachers in reducing the rate of teenage pregnancies.