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Gender and Sexual Health, Part 4: Gender Transformative Programing in Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health
Practice Matters
Lori A. Rolleri
2014

In this edition of Practice Matters, Lori Rolleri discusses strategies and resources to help practitioners transform inequitable and unhealthy gender norms.

Additional Keywords

program planning, adolescent sexual health, gender-series

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What Do We Mean by "Evidence"?
Practice Matters
Mary Maley
2014

In this article, Mary Maley briefly describes what constitutes evidence, and how the types of evidence come together to support decision making.

Additional Keywords

research studies, practice, practice-based evidence, evidence-based decision making

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A World of Mixed Messages: Youth and Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Practice Matters
Christine Heib and Mary Maley
2014

In this article, the authors look at youth, pregnancy, and alcohol through the lens of FASD prevention, and share the insights of young women.

Additional Keywords

FASD, FAS, teen pregnancy, risky behaviors, drinking, focus groups

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Challenging Casanova: Moving beyond the notion that "all boys want sex"
Practice Matters
Andrew Smiler
2013

Most guys aren't promiscuous, but the damaging image of the "player" is embedded in our culture. In this article, Andrew Smiler discusses how parents and youth workers can help boys learn to resist the stereotype.

Additional Keywords

adolescent development, boys, males, relationships, sexual development

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LGBTQ Inclusion in Youth Program Environments
Practice Matters
Lis Maurer
2013

Those who work with youth have an opportunity and a responsibility to address the needs of LGBTQ young people. In this edition of PrACTice Matters, Lis Maurer outlines strategies for making program environments more inclusive.

Additional Keywords

lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, program planning

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The Dignity for All Students Act: What Does It Mean for New York State Students?
Practice Matters
Mary Grenz Jalloh and Elizabeth Mastro
2012

The Dignity for All Students Act allows NYS schools to focus on providing a learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. This brief outlines the law's provisions and suggests ways to support its implementation.

Additional Keywords

bullying, school climate, school safety

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Preparing Teen Workers to Stand Up for Their Rights!
Practice Matters
Chris Batman-Mize
2011

A first job is a key point of entry into adulthood, but may also cause unintended harm. In this edition of Practice Matters, Chris Batman-Mize discusses how adults can help teens have positive work experiences.

Additional Keywords

employment, labor force, employer, business, dropout, drop out, sexual harassment, advocacy, advocate, unions

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Using New Media to Promote Adolescent Sexual Health: Examples from the Field
Practice Matters
Deb Levine
2009

This report describes some of the new media and communication technologies that have become popular in recent years, together with case examples demonstrating how these technologies are being used for sexual and reproductive health.

Additional Keywords

Internet, social media, technology, communications, social networks, sexual health, sex education, sexual health education

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Linking Research with the Practice of Youth Development
Practice Matters
Mary Agnes Hamilton and Stephen F. Hamilton
2007

In this essay, Mary Agnes Hamilton and Stephen F. Hamilton offer recommendations for strengthening connections between research and practice in youth development.

Additional Keywords

positive youth development, community youth development, evidence-based programs, EBP, evidence based programs, evidence-based practice, program planning, program development, best practices

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National Initiative to Improve Adolescent Health by the Year 2010
Practice Matters
Richard Kreipe, MD
2006

This 2006 article offers an overview of the National Initiative to Improve Adolescent Health by 2010, connecting its goals to the positive youth development framework.

Additional Keywords

Healthy People 2010, public health, community youth development

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