The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Evidence Review has compiled this list of resources that provide more information on the features and implementation of evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs.
See the September 2016 issue of the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) for information on the motivation for and the history of evidence-building activity in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of Population Affairs’ (OPA) Teen Pregnancy Prevention program, and the February 2018 issue of AJPH for background on the HHS Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Family and Youth Services Bureau's (FYSB) Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention program.
Investment in Evidence-Based Programs
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grant Programs
HHS funds grant programs focused on preventing teen pregnancy:
- Overview of FYSB teen pregnancy prevention-related grants: acf.hhs.gov/programs/fysb/programs/adolescent-pregnancy-prevention
- Overview of OPA teen pregnancy prevention-related grants: opa.hhs.gov/grant-programs/teen-pregnancy-prevention-program/about-tpp
youth.gov Using Evidence to Improve Youth Outcomes
Learn about the federal government’s investments in evidence, learn from grantees implementing evidence-based programs, and the federal understanding of the evidence base.
Investing in What Works
HHS sponsored a project to develop issue briefs and infographics on readiness to implement an evidence-based program, a program’s fit in a given context, and monitoring implementation.
Experiences in Implementation of Evidence-Based Programs
How to Select an Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
FYSB developed a tip sheet to help grantees choose an evidence-based program that is best suited to meet their specific needs and goals.
OPA profiled grantees who are changing the lives of young people around the nation.
Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Resource Page
FYSB has an Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Resource page.
Reproductive Health National Training Center
OPA provides training materials and resources for Teen Pregnancy Prevention grantees and other organizations working to reduce teen pregnancy in the U.S. Find e-learning modules, podcasts, webinars, and training materials related to both program implementation and evaluation.
Promising Programs for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth
OPA produced a systematic review of evidence on TPP programs for American Indian and Alaska Native youth.
An Introduction to System Change Evaluation in Teen Pregnancy Prevention Fact Sheet
OPA has a primer to support TPP program implementers and evaluators in planning a system change evaluation.