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Third Annual Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference
The 2013 OAH/ACYF/CDC Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Grantee Conference "Ready, Set, Sustain: Continuing Our Success" builds upon the 2012 grantee conference, which offered Teenage Pregnancy Prevention grantees opportunities to explore forward-thinking strategies, tools and trends for supporting and strengthening teenage pregnancy prevention projects. 

The conference is designed specifically for OAH, ACYF and CDC grantees to enhance their understanding of best practices, programs and strategies to prevent teen pregnancy. To strengthen the efforts of grantees in reducing teen pregnancy through evidence-based and innovative programming, the third annual conference is organized around the following tracks:
  • Program delivery and improvement
  • Organizational capacity
  • What's new in the field
  • Evaluation


Program Delivery and Improvement


Sessions in this track will focus on strategies for grantees to improve their program implementation, strengthen the services offered, and better understand strategies to engage and retain different populations. Session topics may include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Program management
  • Evidence-based practices and approaches
  • Engagement
  • Retention
  • Reproductive health updates
  • Special populations
  • Engagement strategies
  • Adolescent development
  • Trauma-informed care
Organizational Capacity

Sessions in this track will provide information and improve skills related to capacity building, leadership development, staff development, and project management. Session topics may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Staff development/training
  • Sustainability planning
  • Partnerships and collaborations
  • Leadership development
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Policy and practice improvements/techniques
  • Management best practices

What's New in the Field

Sessions in this track will provide information on research findings, technological innovations, and updates from the adolescent and reproductive health fields. Session topics may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Technology
  • Adolescent medicine
  • Special populations
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Evidence-based programs
  • Adolescent brain development
  • Trauma-informed care

Evaluation

Sessions in this track will provide information related to federal evaluation efforts, teen pregnancy prevention performance measures, evaluation strategies, and use of data to improve program delivery. Session topics may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Performance measures
  • Strategies for evaluation
  • Use of data

Conference Objectives

By the end of this conference, participants will be able to:
  • Apply best practices to strengthen teenage pregnancy prevention programs in key content areas including program delivery, organizational capacity, and evaluation;
  • Identify strategies to strengthen partnerships;
  • Discuss and share ideas with key stakeholders for sustaining effective teenage pregnancy programs; and 
  • Identify emerging trends in the field of adolescent reproductive health.

Conference registration will occur through this site.  Please see the Hotel Information page to find out how to schedule hotel reservations.

Questions

For conference registration and content questions, please contact Sarah Stevens at sstevens@jbsinternational.com.