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Pregnancy Prevention Institute Adopts L.A. Model for Pregnant and Parenting Teens

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The Alliance and Public Counsel developed a successful intervention to give parenting foster youth access to the resources and services needed to parent successfully and stay on track for healthy independence. The Pregnant and Parenting Teen Conference model, created with the L.A. Department of Children and Family Services and Children’s Law Center, was recently adopted by four counties across the state. Alliance Social Worker Barbara Facher recently trained twelve more counties at the California Foster Youth Pregnancy Prevention Institute. The success of the program in L.A. has impacted hundreds of teens, helping empower them to be good parents, break the cycle of abuse and neglect and prevent future pregnancies. A new resource – teenparent.net – is now available for these young people.

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