Resources

Administration on Children & Families

(acf.hhs.gov) — a division of the Department of Health & Human Services that promotes the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Annie E. Casey Foundation

(aecf.org) has an array of resources related to child welfare, juvenile justice, strengthening families, promoting positive community change, and evidence-based practices and policy development. Their KIDS COUNT Data Center is a premier source for data related to children and family well being.

Child Welfare

Evidence-Based Practices

Foster Care Description

Foster Youth/Aging-Out

Juvenile Justice

National KIDS COUNT Data Center

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

(arhp.org) promotes evidence-based training and networking among health care professionals.

Choosing a Birth Control Method: A Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians is a great resource that summarizes all the contraceptive methods

Child Welfare League of America

(cwla.org) provides national and state child welfare data and resources.

National Factsheet

State Factsheets

Advocacy Center Resources for Out-of-Home Care

Guttmacher Institute

(guttmacher.org) produces a wide range of resources on sexual and reproductive health.

State Policies on Teens, including topics on Minors’ Access to Contraceptive Services and Minors’ Access to STI Services.

State Center

State Policies in Brief

Teen Pregnancy

Lewin Group

(lewin.com) is a national health care and human services consulting group.

Statutory Rape: A Guide to State Laws and Reporting Requirements is very informative. 2004 report link

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

(thenc.org) is a leading source of data, resources, best-practice programs and policy recommendations for preventing unplanned pregnancy among teens and single young adults. The links below provide teen pregnancy prevention resources related to youth in child welfare and juvenile justice systems, as well as national and state data.

National and State Data

Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Resources:

http://thenationalcampaign.org/featured-topics/child-welfare-and-juvenile-justice

http://thenationalcampaign.org/resource/tips-working-foster-care-and-juvenile-justice-0

http://thenationalcampaign.org/resource/our-story-our-words

Office of Adolescent Health

(hhs.gov/ash/oah/) – a division of the Department of Health & Human Services dedicated to improving the health and well-being of adolescents.

Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy

(oica.org) The statewide child advocacy that coordinates Oklahoma KIDS COUNT also provides teen pregnancy prevention data and resources as part of Healthy Teens OK and has directed the revision and evaluation of the Power Through Choices and related research exploring the relationship between adolescent risk behaviors and protective factors (youth assets).

Healthy Teens OK

Oklahoma KIDS COUNT