Encouraging Family Participation in Adolescent Decision Making Training Guide

Training Guide
Adolescent Services Title X Family Planning Program
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Source
FPNTC

This training guide is designed to support facilitation of an interactive discussion about Encouraging Family Participation in Adolescent Decision Making. It consists of a PowerPoint slide deck with talking points and an associated discussion guide. Facilitators should feel free to adapt and revise this guide. Facilitators may choose to convene a one-time meeting with clinic staff about this topic or include this as part of larger training efforts.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the Title X requirement for encouraging family participation in the decision of minors to seek family planning services.
  • List the benefits of encouraging family participation for minors.
  • Describe strategies for working with parents/guardians and adolescents to encourage family participation, including sample statements providers can use.
  • Identify resources on how to promote communication strategies between an adolescent and parent/guardian.

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