Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention and Parenting

Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Resource List

Resources are free of charge, unless otherwise noted. All priced items must be prepaid.

Resources available from the MOAPPP InfoExchange:

Adolescent Sexual Health Report features Minnesota and county-specific statistics on teen pregnancy and births, sexually transmitted diseases, and public assistance, and MN Student Survey results

Facts for Teens About... fact sheet written for teens, with information about adolescent sexual activity, contraceptive use, pregnancy and birth statistics, the consequences of teen childbearing, and sexually transmitted diseases.

Dollars and SenseDollars and Sense fact sheet written for teens, with estimated costs of raising a baby for one year, projected income for a teen parent, and the cost of birth control.

Sexuality Education in the Multicultural ClassroomSexuality Education in the Multicultural Classroom, one and four-page fact sheets summarizing a study sponsored by MOAPPP.

The FactsThe Facts, a series of fact sheets highlighting key information and statistics about the relationship between adolescent pregnancy and other social problems experienced by Minnesota adolescents. Contact the MOAPPP InfoExchange for a list of currently available topics.

MOAPPP InfoPack: Parents As Sex Educators MOAPPP InfoPack: Parents As Sex Educators (1998). A collection of fact sheets, activities, tips on parent-child communication about sex. $7.50

Teen Pregnancy Puzzle productsTeen Pregnancy Puzzle products, including card sets describing the 12 pieces, the issues, and solutions ($20/5 sets; $35/10 sets); puzzle posters ($10); display-size puzzle pieces ($15); and set of originals for seven overheads for presentations ($5).

Resources available from Minnesota State Agencies:

Adolescent Health in Minnesota (1996).

Report of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on the Prevention of Unintended Pregnancy Report of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on the Prevention of Unintended Pregnancy (1992) Minnesota Department of Health Library, 717 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414. (612) 623-5274.

Perspectives on Youth: The Minnesota Student Survey, 1989-1992-1995-1998. Perspectives on Youth: The Minnesota Student Survey, 1989-1992-1995-1998. Minnesota Department of Children, Families, and Learning, Office of Community Collaboration, 550 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55101. (612) 296-5119.

1995/1996 Minnesota Student Survey: Chemical Dependency Treatment Programs, Juvenile Correctional Facilities, Residential Behavioral Treatment Facilities, Alternative Schools and Area Learning Centers 1995/1996 Minnesota Student Survey: Chemical Dependency Treatment Programs, Juvenile Correctional Facilities, Residential Behavioral Treatment Facilities, Alternative Schools and Area Learning Centers (4 reports) Minnesota Department of Human Services, Performance Measurement/Quality Improvement and Chemical Dependency Divisions, 444 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155-3865. (612) 297-3050.

Community Collaboration:

Collaboration Handbook: Creating, Sustaining, and Enjoying the Journey (1994.) $28.00 plus $4.00 S+H., Publications, Amherst Wilder Foundation, 919 Lafond Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104. (612) 659-6024 or (800) 274-6024.

Building Assets Together: 135 Group Activities for Helping Youth SucceedBuilding Assets Together: 135 Group Activities for Helping Youth Succeed (1997). $21.95. Shipping rates: $5.50 for the first item plus $0.25 for each additional item.  Search Institute, 700 South Third Street, Suite 210, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1138. (800) 888-7828 or (612) 376-8955.

Working Together for Youth: A Practical Guide for Individuals and GroupsWorking Together for Youth: A Practical Guide for Individuals and Groups (1993). $10.00. Shipping rates: $5.50 for the first item plus $0.25 for each additional item.  Search Institute, 700 South Third Street, Suite 210, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1138. (800) 888-7828 or (612) 376-8955.

Healthy Communities, Healthy Youth: How Communities Contribute to Positive Youth DevelopmentHealthy Communities, Healthy Youth: How Communities Contribute to Positive Youth Development (1993). $10.00. Shipping rates: $5.50 for the first item plus $0.25 for each additional item.  Search Institute, 700 South Third Street, Suite 210, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1138. (800) 888-7828 or (612) 376-8955.

Understanding Mentoring Relationships Understanding Mentoring Relationships (1992). $8.00. Shipping rates: $5.50 for the first item plus $0.25 for each additional item.  Search Institute, 700 South Third Street, Suite 210, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1138. (800) 888-7828 or (612) 376-8955.

The Troubled Journey: A Portrait of 6th-12th Grade Youth The Troubled Journey: A Portrait of 6th-12th Grade Youth (1990). $10.00., Shipping rates: $5.50 for the first item plus $0.25 for each additional item.  Search Institute, 700 South Third Street, Suite 210, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1138. (800) 888-7828 or (612) 376-8955.

What One Can Do...Resource Manual for Development of a Community Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention. What One Can Do...Resource Manual for Development of a Community Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention. $40.00. Shipping rates: add 30%, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Coalition of North Carolina, 10001 Main Street, Suite D, Southern Village, Charlotte, NC 27516. (800) 624-3228, www.appnc.org

299 Ideas for the Prevention of Adolescent Pregnancy299 Ideas for the Prevention of Adolescent Pregnancy. $3.00 (bulk rates available). Shipping rates: add 30%, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Coalition of North Carolina, 10001 Main Street, Suite D, Southern Village, Charlotte, NC 27516. (800) 624-3228, www.appnc.org

Teens Today: The Facts Surrounding Adolescent PregnancyTeens Today: The Facts Surrounding Adolescent Pregnancy. $13.00. Shipping rates: add 30%, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Coalition of North Carolina, 10001 Main Street, Suite D, Southern Village, Charlotte, NC 27516. (800) 624-3228, www.appnc.org

Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention: A Guidebook for Communities Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention: A Guidebook for Communities by Claire Brindis, et. al. (1991). Health Promotion Resource Center, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, 1000 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1985. Cost: $28.00.

Building Life Options: School-Community Collaborations for Pregnancy Prevention in the Middle Grades Building Life Options: School-Community Collaborations for Pregnancy Prevention in the Middle Grades (1991). $18.00.  Academy for Educational Development, Inc. 1255 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC 20037. (202) 884-8807, www.aed.org

Research and Statistics:

A Closer Look: Minnesota Kids Count 1999 Report by the Children’s Defense Fund-MN and Congregations Concerned for Children, Child Advocacy Network at the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition. $15.00 or free online: www.cyfc.umn.edu/kidscount98. Congregations Concerned for Children, 122 W. Franklin, Minneapolis, MN 55404, (612) 870-3660 or (888) 870-1402.

State of America’s Children Yearbook 1997State of America’s Children Yearbook 1997. $14.95. Add $2.00 for the first item, and $1.00 for each additional item. Children’s Defense Fund, P.O. Box 90500, Washington, DC 20090-0500. (202) 662-3652.

The Facts The Facts Series, 21 one-page fact sheets, updated regularly with statistics, trends and resources. Topics include: Adolescent Pregnancy and Educational Economic Attainment, Parent-Child Communication, and Adolescent Contraceptive Use, and Adolescent Sexual Behavior. $1.00 each, or $15.00 for Facts Pack (one of each title). Teen Pregnancy Prevention Clearinghouse, Advocates for Youth, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 200, Washington DC 20005. (202) 347-5700. www.advocatesforyouth.org

Facts in BriefFacts in Brief Series, topics includes Teen Sex and Pregnancy, and Contraceptive Services. First copy is free. $0.25 each add’l. Alan Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005. (212) 248-1111. www.agi-usa.org

Sex and America’s Teenagers Sex and America’s Teenagers (1994). $30.00  Alan Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005. (212) 248-1111. www.agi-usa.org

Adolescent Sex, Contraception, and Childbearing: A Review of Recent Research and Pregnancy Prevention Programs: Interviews and Evaluations Adolescent Sex, Contraception, and Childbearing: A Review of Recent Research and Pregnancy Prevention Programs: Interviews and Evaluations by Kristin Moore, et.al. (1995). $15.00.

Facts at a GlanceFacts at a Glance, a fact sheet on teen fertility in the United States, includes birth rates for each state and major city. Child Trends, Inc., 4301 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20008. (202) 362-5580. www.childtrends.org

Kids Having Kids: A Robin Hood Foundation Special Report on the Costs of Adolescent Childbearing Kids Having Kids: A Robin Hood Foundation Special Report on the Costs of Adolescent Childbearing (1996). NOAPPP, 1319 F Street NW, Suite. 400; Washington, DC 20004. (202) 783-5770. www.noappp.org

Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention: What We Know and Next Steps, A Briefing Paper Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention: What We Know and Next Steps, A Briefing Paper (1994). Center for Assessment and Policy Development, 111 Presidential Blvd., Ste. 234, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. (610) 664-4540.

Strengthening Young Families: Lessons Learned from the AT&T Family Strengthening Initiative Strengthening Young Families: Lessons Learned from the AT&T Family Strengthening Initiative (1994). Center for Assessment and Policy Development, 111 Presidential Blvd., Ste. 234, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. (610) 664-4540.

Truth, Trust & Technology: New Research on Prevention of Adolescent Pregnancy Truth, Trust & Technology: New Research on Prevention of Adolescent Pregnancy (1991). $12.00 plus $2.00 S+H. Girls, Inc. National Resource Center, 441 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202. (317) 634-7546.

The Best Intentions: Unintended Pregnancy and the Well-Being of Children and Families The Best Intentions: Unintended Pregnancy and the Well-Being of Children and Families (1995). $29.95. National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Box 285, Washington, DC 20055. (800) 624-6242.

Losing Generations: Adolescents in High Risk SettingsLosing Generations: Adolescents in High Risk Settings (1995). $19.95. National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Box 285, Washington, DC 20055. (800) 624-6242.

Resource Guide for ParentsResource Guide for Parents (1998). National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 2100 M Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037. (202) 857-8655. A more complete publications list is available, or visit www.teenpregnancy.org

Statistical Portrait of Adolescent Sex, Contraception, and ChildbearingStatistical Portrait of Adolescent Sex, Contraception, and Childbearing (1998). Selected data from two recent national surveys of teen girls and boys. $15.00. National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 2100 M Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037. (202) 857-8655. A more complete publications list is available, or visit www.teenpregnancy.org

No Easy Answers: Research Findings on Programs to Reduce Teen PregnancyNo Easy Answers: Research Findings on Programs to Reduce Teen Pregnancy by Douglas Kirby, PhD. (1997). $10.00. Summary available - first copy is free, $5.00 each additional copy. National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 2100 M Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037. (202) 857-8655. A more complete publications list is available, or visit www.teenpregnancy.org

Teenage Pregnancy Provisions in the Welfare Reform Bill Teenage Pregnancy Provisions in the Welfare Reform Bill (1996). National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 2100 M Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037. (202) 857-8655. A more complete publications list is available, or visit www.teenpregnancy.org

Not Just For Girls: The Roles of Boys and Men in Teen Pregnancy Prevention Not Just For Girls: The Roles of Boys and Men in Teen Pregnancy Prevention (1997). $15.00. National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 2100 M Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037. (202) 857-8655. A more complete publications list is available, or visit www.teenpregnancy.org

Involving Males in Preventing Teen Pregnancy: A Guide for Program Planners Involving Males in Preventing Teen Pregnancy: A Guide for Program Planners (1997). The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037. (202) 857-8709. www.urban.org

Customized directories and bibliographies of organizations and resources related to adolescent pregnancy and parenting. Customized directories and bibliographies of organizations and resources related to adolescent pregnancy and parenting. National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse, 2070 Chain Bridge Rd. Ste. 450, Vienna, VA 22182 (703) 356-1964. Catalog available or visit www. circsol.com/mch

MCH Program Interchange: Focus on Abstinence Education MCH Program Interchange: Focus on Abstinence Education (1997). National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse, 2070 Chain Bridge Rd. Ste. 450, Vienna, VA 22182 (703) 356-1964. Catalog available or visit www. circsol.com/mch

Sexuality Education:

Facing Facts: Sexual Health for America’s Adolescents (1995). SIECUS, 130 West 42nd Street, Suite 350, New York, NY 10036. (212) 819-9770. www.siecus.org

Community Action Kit: An Information Pack to Support Comprehensive Sexuality Education Community Action Kit: An Information Pack to Support Comprehensive Sexuality Education (1997). $19.95. SIECUS, 130 West 42nd Street, Suite 350, New York, NY 10036. (212) 819-9770. www.siecus.org

Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education, K - 12th Grades, Second Edition Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education, K - 12th Grades, Second Edition (1996). $6.95 each. SIECUS, 130 West 42nd Street, Suite 350, New York, NY 10036. (212) 819-9770. www.siecus.org

Fact sheets and bibliographies on sexuality issues Fact sheets and bibliographies on sexuality issues are available at no cost at the SIECUS web site. SIECUS, 130 West 42nd Street, Suite 350, New York, NY 10036. (212) 819-9770. www.siecus.org

Postponing Sexual Involvement: An Educational Series for Preteens or Young Teens and Their Parents.Postponing Sexual Involvement: An Educational Series for Preteens or Young Teens and Their Parents. (Revised 1996.) Video cassette and Leaders guides. $80.00 each plus 15% postage.  Emory/Grady Teen Services Program, Grady Memorial Hospital, 80 Butler Street S.E., Atlanta, GA 30335. (404) 589-3515.

How to Help Your Teen Postpone Sexual Involvement How to Help Your Teen Postpone Sexual Involvement $14.95 plus $2.25 postage. Emory/Grady Teen Services Program, Grady Memorial Hospital, 80 Butler Street S.E., Atlanta, GA 30335. (404) 589-3515.

Teens on Sex: What they say teens today need to know, and who they listen to Teens on Sex: What they say teens today need to know, and who they listen to (1996). Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. (800) 656-4533. www.kff.org

Early Sexual Experiences: How Voluntary? How Violent? Early Sexual Experiences: How Voluntary? How Violent? (1996). Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. (800) 656-4533. www.kff.org

The Entertainment Media as "Sex Educators" And, Other Ways Teens Learn About Sex, Contraception, STDs, and AIDS The Entertainment Media as "Sex Educators" And, Other Ways Teens Learn About Sex, Contraception, STDs, and AIDS (1996). Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. (800) 656-4533. www.kff.org

Sex Education in the Schools Sex Education in the Schools (1994). Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. (800) 656-4533. www.kff.org

The Sexuality Education Challenge: Promoting Healthy Sexuality in Young PeopleThe Sexuality Education Challenge: Promoting Healthy Sexuality in Young People. $39.95. ETR Associates, PO Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA 95061-1830. (800) 321-4407. Call for S+H rates. Catalog available.

Sexuality Education Curricula: The Consumer’s GuideSexuality Education Curricula: The Consumer’s Guide. $29.95. ETR Associates, PO Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA 95061-1830. (800) 321-4407. Call for S+H rates. Catalog available.

The Multicultural Challenge in Health Education. The Multicultural Challenge in Health Education. $34.95. ETR Associates, PO Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA 95061-1830. (800) 321-4407. Call for S+H rates. Catalog available.

Step by Step to Peer Health Education Programs. Step by Step to Peer Health Education Programs. $24.95. ETR Associates, PO Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA 95061-1830. (800) 321-4407. Call for S+H rates. Catalog available.

Program Archive on Sexuality, Health, and Adolescence (PASHA),Program Archive on Sexuality, Health, and Adolescence (PASHA), a collection of 23 effective teen pregnancy and STD/HIV/AIDS prevention programs that were developed and evaluated in U.S. schools, communities, and clinics. Sociometrics Corporation, 170 State Street, Suite 260, Los Altos, CA 94022. (650) 949-3282 ext.236. www.socio.com

Archive of Male-Oriented Pregnancy Prevention Programs Archive of Male-Oriented Pregnancy Prevention Programs features three programs to promote male involvement. $195.00.  Sociometrics Corporation, 170 State Street, Suite 260, Los Altos, CA 94022. (650) 949-3282 ext.236. www.socio.com

Adolescent Development:

Safe Passages Through Adolescence: Communities Protecting the Health and Hopes of Youth (1998). Strategies for pooling community resources to protect adolescent health. Request items #454 and #455. W. K. Kellogg Foundation, P.O. Box 550, Battle Creek, MI 49016-0500. (800) 819-9997. www.wkkf.org

Reducing the Risk: Connections that Make a Difference in the Lives of Youth Reducing the Risk: Connections that Make a Difference in the Lives of Youth (1997). The first analysis of the largest and most comprehensive study of youth health in the United States. More information available online at www.cpc.unc.edu/addhealth.   Add Health c/o Burness Communications, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1401, Bethesda, MD, 20814.

Great Transitions: Preparing Adolescents for a New CenturyGreat Transitions: Preparing Adolescents for a New Century, report by the Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development (1995). $10.00. An abridged version is available free of charge. Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development, P.O. Box 753, Waldorf, MD 20604. (301) 645-2742.

Recommended Reading Recommended Reading (contact your local bookstore):

Kids Having Kids: Economic Costs and Social Consequences of Teen Pregnancy. Rebecca Maynard, ed. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute Press, 1997.

Luker, Kristin. Dubious Conceptions: The Politics of Teenage Pregnancy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1996.