ERIC Number: ED265466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jun-3
Reference Count: 0
Selected Programs in Other States Relating to Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention. Wisconsin Legislative Council Staff Information Memorandum 85-3.
This information memorandum, prepared for the Wisconsin Special Committee on Pregnancy Options, provides a summary of selected programs in five other states relating to adolescent pregnancy prevention. The memorandum notes that the programs selected have state statutory or administrative rule mandates or receive substantial administrative and financial support from state government agencies, or both. The programs described represent different types of programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy which involve schools, families, youth-service agencies, community groups, health agencies, the media, or coalitions of various groups. The states and types of programs described include: (1) New Jersey: Mandatory Sex Education Program; (2) Minnesota: In-School Clinic Program Providing Reproductive and General Health Education and Services; (3) Michigan: Major Media Campaign and Contract Program; (4) New York: Grant Program for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Programs Integrating Reproductive-Related Services with Job-Training and Self-Awareness Education; and (5) Illinois: Coordinated Prevention Services for High-Risk Adolescents are Part of a Statewide Pregnant and Parenting Adolescent Program. Program description, implementation time, administration and funding, and relevant findings are given for each program. Two appendices provide legislation from New Jersey and New York. (ABB)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.