Resources and information about preventing pregnancy among youth and providing services to pregnant and parenting teens in out-of-home care. Resources include State and local examples.
DREAMR: Determined, Responsible and Empower Adolescents Mentoring Relationships Projects
Clark County Department of Family Services
Provides information and resources promote relational competencies in order to support pregnancy prevention and equip youth already pregnant or parenting in out-of-home care.
Expectant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care: A Resource Guide (PDF - 1,490 KB)
Center for the Study of Social Policy (2014)
Presents evidence-informed and promising practices that address the needs of expectant and parenting youth in foster care and their children.
Information Packet: Pregnancy Prevention for Youth in Foster Care (PDF - 460 KB)
Baer & Vasquez (2015)
National Center for Child Welfare Excellence
Provides information, best practice tips, and models of pregnancy prevention programs for youth in foster care.
Reduce Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
Center for the Study of Social Policy (2017)
Provides data and trends, tailored and research-informed public policy strategies, State examples, ways to ensure and sustain policy success, and financing options and strategies to implement and sustain pregnancy prevention programs for vulnerable populations.
Teen Pregnancy Among Youth in Foster Care
National Conference of State Legislatures
Provides information and resources for teen pregnancy prevention programs that target high-risk and foster care youth.
Addressing Teen Pregnancy Risks for Youth Living in Out-of-Home Care: Implementing POWER Through Choices 2010 (PDF - 273 KB)
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health, Evaluation of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Approaches (2014)
Provides an overview of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) comprehensive sexual health education curriculum for high-risk youth. The summary includes the implementation study findings from the evaluation of the program.
Foster Care (Prevent Teen Pregnancy)
Tulsa Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (2017)
Provides local statistics and resources to prevent teen pregnancy among foster youth in Oklahoma.
Help Me to Succeed: A Guide for Supporting Youth in Foster Care to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Georgia Companion for Adolescent Power and Potential & The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy (2013)
Provides strategies for tailoring teen pregnancy prevention programs for foster youth based on youth input and national research.