2009 Healthy Teen Network Call for Proposals for Upcoming Conference

Healthy Teen Network’s 2009 National Conference Celebrating Healthy Teens and Young Families: 30 Years of Making a Difference

Call for Proposals

Healthy Teen Network’s 30th Annual Conference, Celebrating Healthy Teens and Young Families: 30 Years of Making a Difference, will attract more than 400 professionals who work on behalf of adolescents and their children to reduce teen pregnancy, promote positive decisions regarding sexuality and reproductive issues, ensure healthy pregnancies, and support teen parents to raise healthy children.

The conference will be held October 21-24, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency in Tampa, Florida.

Download the Workshop Proposal Materials
Deadline: April 10, 2009 (5 p.m.)

Program administrators, advocates, childcare providers, family planning providers, youth workers, educators, nurses, physicians, midwives, social workers, school officials, researchers, and others are invited to share their expertise at this multi-disciplinary conference.

Please visit the Healthy Teen Network Conference web site to download the application, view Healthy Teen Network’s Mission Statement, and get assistance with the conference theme, focus areas, and objectives.
Conference workshops are organized into five tracks:
Organizational/Coalition Capacity Building
Policy/Advocacy
Programs
Research/Evaluation
Management/Administration

Within those focus areas, workshops will be classified according to the following topics:

Primary Pregnancy Prevention
Reaching Marginalized Youth*
Youth Development Approaches to Reduce Risky Behaviors Among Adolescents and Young Adults
Supporting Youth (ages 10-24) and Their Families
Collaborations Effective in Promoting Healthy Teens,Young Adults, and Young Families*
The Role of Technology in Working With Youth*
Secondary Pregnancy Prevention
Promoting Successful Teen and Young Families
Building Capacity and Sustainability in the Field
Mid-to-High Level Management Skills*
Management/Administration

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