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Preventing Teen Pregnancy Among Latinos: Recommendations from Research, Evaluation, and Practitioner Experience

Feb 01, 2014
Authors:
Mindy E. Scott,
Amanda Berger,
Selma Caal,
Shelby Hickman,
Kristin Anderson Moore

This brief highlights ways that adolescents’ individual attitudes and beliefs, as well as family and parents, peers, and romantic partners, can help or hinder their desires to avoid teen pregnancy. Further, the brief addresses the need for programs and policy makers to recognize these influences and respond accordingly. Based on the findings outlined in this brief, Child Trends developed eight key recommendations for consideration in future intervention efforts.

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Authors

Mindy E. Scott
Amanda Berger
Selma Caal
Shelby Hickman
Kristin Anderson Moore