ERIC Number: ED070184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Beginning a Program for Pregnant School-Age Girls. Information Series #1.
Howard, Marion; Eddinger, Lucy
This pamphlet provides guidelines for the development of community-based comprehensive service programs to meet the needs of pregnant adolescents living at home. According to the report, the three basic service components of such programs are (1) early and consistent prenatal care, (2) continuing education on a classroom basis, and (3) counseling on a group or individual basis. Other related services often include infant day care, services to young fathers, and vocational training and placement. Described service program ingredients cover (1) starting the program, (2) knowledge of the subject area, (3) planning for community involvement, (4) identification of the population to be served, (5) program goal establishment, (6) program funding, and (7) publicity. Related documents are EA 004 728, EA 004 730, EA 004 731, and EA 004 732. (JF)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Programs, Counseling, Educational Policy, Family Counseling, Guidelines, Health Services, Job Placement, Pregnancy, Pregnant Students, Social Services, State Legislation, Student Rights, Vocational Education
Not available separately; see EA 004 728
Publication Type: N/A
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Communication (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Consortium on Early Childbearing and Childrearing, Washington, DC.