Adolescent Pregnancy

An "Epidemic" of Adolescent Pregnancy?: Some Historical and Policy Considerations

An "Epidemic" of Adolescent Pregnancy?: Some Historical and Policy Considerations by Maris A. Vinovskis
Oxford University Press; 1St Edition | December 31, 1987 | English | ISBN: 0195049977 | 304 pages | PDF | 16 MB

In classrooms and in living rooms, in research institutions and on Capitol Hill, teenage pregnancy is one of the most controversial public issues of our day. Yet after all the investigation and government effort, what is really known about the problem of adolescent pregnancy and how to deal with it? And what is the role of the social scientist and historian in a public issue of this kind? In this study, Maris Vinovskis–a prominent demographic historian and a participant in both Carter's and Reagan's Presidential initiatives on teenage pregnancy–sets these questions within a historical framework and discusses a host of current issues and policy considerations.
Adolescent Pregnancy: Policy and Prevention Services by Naomi Farber PhD MSW

Adolescent Pregnancy: Policy and Prevention Services (Springer Series on Social Work) by Naomi Farber PhD MSW
English | Dec 30, 2002 | ISBN: 0826123724 | 228 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

The author provides social work practitioners with research-based information necessary to develop prevention programs and policies that target young people according to their different levels of early sex…
International Handbook of Adolescent Pregnancy: Medical, Psychosocial, and Public Health Responses [Repost]

Andrew Cherry, ‚ÄéMary Dillon - International Handbook of Adolescent Pregnancy: Medical, Psychosocial, and Public Health Responses
Published: 2014-01-28 | ISBN: 1489980253 | PDF | 1000 pages | 8 MB
International Handbook of Adolescent Pregnancy: Medical, Psychosocial, and Public Health Responses

International Handbook of Adolescent Pregnancy: Medical, Psychosocial, and Public Health Responses by Andrew Cherry and Mary Dillon
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1489980253 | 712 pages | PDF | 8,7 MB

The rates are on the decline worldwide. But adolescent pregnancies still occur, placing millions of girls each year at risk for medical complications and social isolation and their babies for severe health problems-especially when prenatal care is inadequate or nonexistent.
Teenage Pregnancy: The Making and Unmaking of a Problem by Lisa Arai

Teenage Pregnancy: The Making and Unmaking of a Problem (Health & Society) by Lisa Arai
English | July 22, 2009 | ISBN: 1847420745, 1847420753 | 190 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

In the last decades of the 20th century, successive British Governments have regarded adolescent pregnancy and childbearing as a significant public health and social problem.

Reconceiving Black Adolescent Childbearing (repost)  

Posted by interes at May 3, 2013
Reconceiving Black Adolescent Childbearing (repost)

Reconceiving Black Adolescent Childbearing by Elizabeth Merrick
English | December 2000 | ISBN-10: 0813368162 | 100 pages | PDF | 15,8 MB

In Reconceiving Black Adolescent Pregnancy, Elizabeth Merrick presents a new understanding of childbearing and adolescent development among lower income Black American teenage girls. The book focuses primarily on the individual stories and themes of the participants in the study.

Reconceiving Black Adolescent Childbearing  

Posted by yousufhunk at Feb. 26, 2011
Reconceiving Black Adolescent Childbearing

Reconceiving Black Adolescent Childbearing
Westview Press | December 2000 | ISBN-10: 0813368162 | 100 pages | PDF | 14.88 MB

In Reconceiving Black Adolescent Pregnancy, Elizabeth Merrick presents a new understanding of childbearing and adolescent development among lower income Black American teenage girls. The book focuses
Model Programs for Adolescent Sexual Health: Evidence-Based HIV, STI, and Pregnancy Prevention Interventions

Model Programs for Adolescent Sexual Health: Evidence-Based HIV, STI, and Pregnancy Prevention Interventions by Josefina J. Card PhD
English | May 22, 2008 | ISBN: 0826138241 | 409 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Model Programs for Adolescent Sexual Health is a directory of the most promising and proven effective sexual education and prevention programs in the United States. The programs included in this volume were selected for their demonstrated positive impact on STI, pregnancy, and HIV/AIDS-related risk behaviors by a group of eminent HIV/AIDS expert scientists.
The programs also show effective prevention strategies aimed at a variety of ages (children, adolescents, college students); a variety of ethnic and cultural orientations (Latino, African-American, GLBT, and more); and for use in a variety of settings (schools, community settings, medical clinics, and more).
Adolescent Health: Understanding and Preventing Risk Behaviors

Adolescent Health: Understanding and Preventing Risk Behaviors by Ralph J. DiClemente
Jossey-Bass; 1 edition | June 2, 2009 | English | ISBN: 0470176768 | 608 pages | PDF | 9 MB

This book covers the developmental and health problems unique to the adolescent period of life. It focuses on special needs and public health programs for adolescents. It offers deep insight into smoking, violence, teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and other problems, along with intervention and prevention strategies.

Adolescent Sexual Health Education: An Activity Sourcebook  

Posted by AlenMiler at Aug. 20, 2014
Adolescent Sexual Health Education: An Activity Sourcebook

Adolescent Sexual Health Education: An Activity Sourcebook by Josefina J. Card PhD, Tabitha Benner MPA
ebruary 10, 2008 | ISBN: 0826138225 | Pages: 304 | PDF | 1 MB

Adolescents need to understand the consequences of risky sexual behavior, including unplanned pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and sexually transmitted infections. Yet these topics can be difficult to discuss and teach effectively. In a concise and convenient format, Adolescent Sexual Health Education: An Activity Sourcebook offers easy and creative exercises that educators and instructors can use to help adolescents understand and reduce their risky behaviors.