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Adolescent Development

Connectedness in the Lives of Adolescents Chapter 19 in Adolescent Health: Understanding and Preventing Risk Behaviors. Bernat DH & Resnick MD. January 2009.

Developmental Assets: Preparing Young People for Success in College, Career, and CitizenshipSearch Institute. 2013

Youth Violence: Risk and Protective Factors. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. August 2011.

Adolescent Development E-Learning course.  The Office of Adolescent Health. May 2013.

Adolescent Development Resources for Parents. State Adolescent Health Resource Center. March 2013.

Adolescent Preconception Health

Preconception Care and Health Care State and Local Strategies and Programs. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013

Before, Between, and Beyond Pregnancy. CDC Select Panel on Preconceptional Care and in partnership with the UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health

Preconception Health Resources for Professionals. - Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Women’s Health Branch. 2013.

Nationwide Initaitves on Preconception Health. Colorado Department of Health and Environment. April 2012. 

Preconception Health Nationwide Initiative: State by State Summary. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Carolina Teen Health. South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. 2013.

Every Women: North Carolina Preconception Health Campaign. The March of Dimes. 2012.  

Plan Your Health, Live Your Life. Utah Department of Health. September 2009.

Preconception Health Recommendations for Young Adults with Disabilities. Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, Center for Prevention and Health Promotion. July 2012.

2013-2015 Rhode Island Preconception Health Strategic Plan. Rhode Island Department of Health. September 2012.

I Am In Control: Iowa Adolescents Making Choices to Control Their Future. Iowa Department of Public Health. 2012.

Comprehensive Systems for Adolescent Health

Intersectoral Collaboration for Health: Reports from Local Health Departments Web Forum. Dialogue4Health. November 2012.  

Health Reform and Adolescents/Young Adults

Basics of State-Based Insurance Exchange Explained. Public Health Newswire. Novemeber 2012.

Five Steps to Prepare your SBHC for Health Care Reform Implementation Webinar. National Assembly on School-Based Health Care. February 2013.

Positive Youth Development and Youth Engagement

Improving the Health of Adolescents & Young Adults: A Guide for States and Communities. CDC. HRSA. NAHIC. 2004.

Workshop Training Materials: Youth Development: The Vital Link. National Resource Center for Youth Services. 2010.

Reproductive and Sexual Health

Fact Sheet: Sexual Health of Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States. Kaiser Family Foundation. March 2013

Teen Childbearing in Rural America. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. January 2013.

U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions, 2008: National Trends by Age, Race and Ethnicity. Guttmacher Institute. March 2013

Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy in Your State. National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.

Preventing Repeat Teen Births. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. April 2013.

Presentations from NCSD's Advancing Sexual Health through State Sexual Health Plans Meeting. National Coalition of STD Directors. 2013

Chlamydia Prevention: Recommendationsfor Action. Minnesota Chlamydia Partnership. September 2012.  

Bringing High-Quality HIV and STD Prevention to Youth in Schools. CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health. October 2010.

Circle of Life: Empowering American Indian/Alaska Native Youth to Lead Healthy Lives. Office of Minority Health Resource Center. 

Gaining Support for Teen Families: Mapping the Perceptual Hurdles. Healthy Teen Network. 

Understanding Sexual Health and Its Role in More Effective Prevention Programs.  John M. Douglas, Jr. , MD / Kevin A. Fenton , MD, PhD, FFPH. Public Health Reports 2013 Supplement.

Promising Strategies and Existing Gaps in Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Teens. Office of Adolescent Health. July 2012. 

Make It Personal: How Pregnancy Planning and Prevention Help Students Complete College. American Association of Community Colleges. 2012. 

Talking the Talk: Communicating with Adolescents about Reproductive Health. STD/HIV Prevention Training Center of New England and the National Network of Prevention Training Centers.

HIV/STI Prevention Webinars. National Association of County and City Health Officials. 

HIV/STI Toolkit. National Association of County and City Health Officials.

Parent Link Resources for Sexuality Education. University of Missouri, College of Education.

Bedsider.org

IAMincontrol.org

Adolescent School Health

Let's Move! Active Schools. First Lady Obama's Initiative & supporting organizations. 2013.

School Connectedness: Strategies for Increasing Protective Factors Among Youth
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. October 2012.