ERIC Number: EJ847183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
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Children of Teen Parents: Challenges and Hope
White, Barbara A.; Graham, Mimi; Bradford, Seaton K.
Zero to Three (J), v25 n4 p4-6 Mar 2005
This article by the editors of this issue describes key elements of high-quality services for teen parents and their children. Programs for teen parents and their children can promote dual development by: a) acknowledging the role of multiple risk factors in the lives of the children of teen parents; b) integrating services from a variety of community partners; c) employing specialized strategies and specially trained staff; and d) providing strength-based, relationship-focused, high-quality services.
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Early Parenthood, Adolescents, Child Health, Well Being, Parent Education, Family Programs, Social Services, Agency Cooperation, Professional Development, Interpersonal Relationship
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