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By Naomi, Dr., Ph.D., MSW Farber

"Adolescent being pregnant is a vital public healthiness factor and this priceless, well-referenced publication covers the chance elements, child-family results, and preventionÖ.This is a really beneficial booklet for social staff and different execs as a unmarried resource of present information regarding adolescent being pregnant and prevention."


This re-creation of Adolescent Pregnancy comprises every thing a social employee must be aware of to handle adolescent sexual well-being hazards and the hot upward thrust in teenager being pregnant charges. the second one version provides a brand new specialise in cultural competence, offering up to date learn on ethnically different populations.

This version is going past simply adolescent being pregnant, discussing STI and HIV dangers, in addition to drug and alcohol abuse. different state of the art subject matters comprise the sexualization of youngsters, secondary prevention, the effect of abstinence-only courses, and controversies over entry to contraception and abortion.

Key features:

  • Guidelines for selecting being pregnant threat degrees in teenagers, and opting for acceptable interventions
  • New information regarding STI and HIV/AIDS prevention strategies
  • Theories of illegitimacy and teenage being pregnant, and why being pregnant charges fluctuate between ethnic groups
  • Research on being pregnant prevention courses that support either younger women and men steer clear of undesirable being pregnant
  • Chapters on adolescent parenting, and secondary prevention between adolescent parents

With this ebook, practitioners delivers younger women and men with the instruments they should regain keep watch over in their lives and their sexual well-being. A seriously very important learn for social employees, health and wellbeing execs, and coverage makers who're focused on adolescent pregnancy.

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