Strategies for Engaging Parents and Caregivers in TPP Programming Tip Sheet

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Parent/Caregiver Engagement Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
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Engaging parents and other caregivers in programming for teen pregnancy prevention can be useful to reinforce lessons that youth receive through a program. Parent-focused programming can improve parent–child communication about sexual heath, decision making, risk behaviors, and healthy relationships, as well as the nature and frequency of that communication. This tip sheet identifies strategies to engage parents in TPP programming, focusing on ways to address attitudinal, interpersonal, and structural barriers to participation.