Teenage pregnancy is a multi-faceted issue. Understanding teens as they grapple with their decisions regarding sexuality and parenthood involves understanding where they are in their development. Do they have a clear and thorough understanding of what the consequences are to being sexually active?
Based on what you have learned this week, please answer the following questions:
- If you could design a teen pregnancy prevention program what would it look like?
- Describe how you would involve parents, teens, schools, and community organizations.
- Locate teen pregnancy/parenting programs available in your community and what identify services they offer.Do any of the agencies you listed offer volunteer opportunities? If so, what you would need to do to accept one? Explain how an opportunity like that would benefit your future work as a Human Service Professional.
Be sure to use specific information from the text to support your answers.
(When referencing the text, APA paper formatting and citation style must be used.)