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ERIC Number: ED017604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 39
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Reference Count: 0
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THE YOUNG MOTHERS EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. TWO PIECES. (TITLE SUPPLIED).
OSOFSKY, HOWARD J.; AND OTHERS
THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE MEDICAL, EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES OF A PROGRAM FOR DISADVANTAGED UNWED PREGNANT TEENAGERS IN SYRACUSE. THE PROGRAM, WHICH HAS BEEN IN OPERATION FOR A YEAR, ATTEMPTS (1) TO PROVIDE A NEARLY TUTORIAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM, (2) TO ESTABLISH INDIVIDUAL DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIPS, (3) TO TEACH THE GIRLS METHODS OF INFANT CARE, AND (4) TO FACILITATE THE INFANT'S ADOPTION. ALTHOUGH NO FORMAL EVALUATION HAS BEEN MADE, THE RESULTS THUS FAR INDICATE THAT THE PROGRAM HAS BEEN SUCCESSFUL. IN ADDITON TO THE DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM, THE REPORT CONTAINS A BRIEF DISCUSSION OF THE PROBLEMS OF THE INCREASING RATE OF ILLEGITIMATE TEENAGE PREGNANCY--FREQUENT ABSENCE OF PRENATAL CARE, THE TERMINATION OF THE GIRL'S EDUCATION, AND THE DIFFICULTIES OF THE ADOPTION OF THE CHILD. (LB)
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Identifiers: NEW YORK; New York (Syracuse); Young Mothers Educational Development Program