This report presents the behavioral impact findings of four Title V, Section 510 abstinence education programs on teens' sexual abstinence, their risks of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, and other behavioral outcomes. The report is based on survey data collected four to six years after study enrollment from more than 2,000 teens who
Implementation of Maternity Group Home Programs: Serving Pregnant and Parenting Teens in a Residential Setting
Maternity Group Homes offer an innovative and intensive approach to addressing the needs of teenage mothers and their children. ASPE contracted with MPR to conduct a study of how these programs operate and to explore options for studying them further. This report documents the implementation of maternity group homes in seven sites.
This article discusses the cost of teenage childbearing as estimated by the Center for Population Options (CPO). The single-year cost for all families originating from a teen birth is estimated at approximately $25 billion in 1990, up from $16.6 billion in 1985. The rapid increase in expenditures related to adolescent childbearing is considered a
Exploring Community Responses to Statutory Rape Final Report Prepared for: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) Prepared by: Michael Fishman, Karen Gardiner, and Asaph Glosser The Lewin Group September 30, 2006 This report is available on the Inter
The Teenage Parent Demonstration (TPD) tested a mandatory program designed to move first-time teenage mothers on welfare (AFDC) into self-sufficiency.
Contents Focal Programs for This Report Evaluation Design Impacts on Behavior Impacts on Knowledge of Risks Associated with Teen Sex Impacts on Perceptions of Pregnancy and STD Prevention Site-Level Impacts Looking Forward
Contents The Heritage Keepers ® Program Evaluation Design Study Sample Outcome Measures Impacts on Potential Mediators of Teen Sexual Activity Impacts on Sexual Abstinence and Teen Risk Behaviors Discussion
State Experience and Perspectives on Reducing Out-of-Wedlock Births Final Report Prepared for: Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Department of Health and Human Services Prepared by: The Lewin Group, Inc. Mark W. Nowak Michael E. Fishman Mary E. Farrell February 2003 This report is available on the Internet at:
Marital and Unmarried Births to Men: Complex Patterns of Fatherhood, Evidence from the National Survey of Family Growth, 2002
ASPE RESEARCH BRIEF Marital and Unmarried Births to Men Complex Patterns of Fatherhood Evidence from the National Survey of Family Growth, 2002 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation By: Steven L. Nock University of Virginia April 2007