Napp D. 2004. Preventing HIV, STD, and teen pregnancy in schools: Strengthening state health and education agency partnerships. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 25 pp.
Annotation: This report on the regional stakeholders' meeting, Preventing HIV, STD and Teen Pregnancy in Schools: Strengthening State Health and Education Agency Partnerships, held in July 2003, provides the following: (1) a summary of the processes used to plan and implement the meeting; (2) the proceedings of the meeting; and (3) a sample of the experiences shared by state participants to coordinate efforts to integrate HIV, STD, and adolescent pregnancy prevention in schools. Topics include (1) setting the stage, (2) creating a shared vision, (3) identifying our assets, (4) defining our challenges, (5) seeking solutions, (6) working with our national partners, (7) planning for action, (8) follow-up and evaluation, and (9) regional stakeholders meetings: state outcomes. Six appendices include shared vision statements, common challenges, state strategies, an action-planning worksheet, a follow-up conference call facilitator's guide, a technical assistance tracking form, and a sample matrix of state technical assistance needs.
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Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescent pregnancy, Collaboration, Education, HIV, Prevention, Program coordination, Schools, Sexually transmitted diseases, State agencies, State health agencies, State programs, Technical assistance