“Locate a Teen Pregnancy Prevention Trainer” is a database of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grantees that provide training for facilitators and trainers in the 35 evidence-based curricula approved by HHS.
In January 2015, ACF gave Congress a report about the progress of PREP programs across the nation. The reporting period for the report was August 1, 2013, through July 31, 2014. This brief summarizes the findings.
HHS conducts regular reviews of the evidence base for teen pregnancy prevention programs. To that end, seven new programs have demonstrated evidence of effectiveness, which increases the number of programs meeting the criteria from 37 to 44.
On April 26-27, 2016, the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (APP) Program hosted an in-person training on the overlapping nature of adolescent risk. The training sought to broaden grantees’ knowledge and awareness on complex issues that vulnerable youth often encounter.
The most recent data from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance (YRBS) survey indicate that there has been a dramatic decline in the proportion of high school students who have had sex in the last two years—declining from 47% in 2013 to 41% in 2015.