ERIC Number: ED332134
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Feb-28
Reference Count: N/A
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention and Related Issues. Memo No. 7.
Sweet, Richard; Russell, Pam
This memo is an update of a previous memo to the Special Committee on Teenage Pregnancy Prevention and Related Issues. It lists the suggestions that have been submitted by Committee members to staff as of February 21, 1991; and includes suggestions made since the January 24, 1991 meeting of the Special Committee. The suggestions are broken down into three categories for this memo. The first category focuses on educational programs other than human growth and development instruction. Issues such as child care for student parents, a pilot family education program, establishing education that is free of racial and sexual stereotyping, and establishing four abstinence-based pilot programs are addressed. The second category focuses on suggestions related to health and community programs. School-based and school-linked clinics are discussed first, focusing on issues surrounding contraception, funding for clinics that provide comprehensive services to teenagers, and start-up funds for three school-based or school-linked comprehensive health clinics. Suggestions are included for health and community programs that encourage services, easy access to contraceptives, personnel training, grant programs for a multifaceted approach to pregnancy prevention, and focusing efforts on areas where the teenage pregnancy rate is highest. The third category focuses on other suggestions, ranging from providing grants for community awareness grants, to conducting outreach with at risk populations, to providing funds for program evaluation and assessment. (BHK)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin