Science-Based Approaches to Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Susan E. Washinger, M.Ed. Project Coordinator, SBP. Participant poll: (Please choose the best response). I am attending this presentation because: I want to be able to assess programs to determine if they are science-based
Susan E. Washinger, M.Ed.
Project Coordinator, SBP
I am attending this presentation because:
5-year Cooperative Agreement with CDC, 3 national partners and 9 states to increase the capacity of local organizations to select, implement, and evaluate science-based approaches to prevent teen pregnancy, STIs and HIV/AIDS
To claim a program “science-based” it should include which of the following evaluation criteria:
A. A control group and an experimental group
B. Demonstration of knowledge, attitude and behavior change
C. Results published in a peer-reviewed journal
D. Similar evaluation results in multiple program locations
E. All of the above
At least one of the following:
My program currently provides boys-only programs to prevent teen pregnancy?
Limitations of the research on “boys-only” programs:
My program currently provides programs to reduce repeat teen pregnancies?
Limitations of the research:
More science-based programs
More teens participate in programs that work
Less teen pregnancies; less teen STI