The 2016 HHS Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference took place in Baltimore, MD, on July 19-21, 2016. This year’s conference, Connecting the Dots: Collaborating to Achieve Lasting Impacts for Youth, invited federally funded teen pregnancy prevention (TPP) and adolescent sexual health grantees to share ideas and lessons learned from their own programs, particularly as they relate to reaching vulnerable youth.
This 1-hour interactive eLearning module describes the dynamics and common tactics that characterize domestic violence, provides an overview of the scope and impact on individuals and society, explores the underlying factors that allow domestic violence to exist, offers insight into the various risks and choices that survivors face, and shares how to be part of the solution.
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.
As PREP grantees, you do important work to serve youth in the community every day, but are you also communicating about the work you are doing and sharing your successes to ensure that others know about your efforts?
With the theme "Building Community, Building Hope," we recognize that child abuse and neglect is a complex issue that requires all communities to respond in order to give hope to children and families.