The What and Why of Systems Mapping for TPP Programs Webinar

0.75 hr
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Systems Thinking Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
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In this webinar, TPP program staff learned more about what a systems map is and how to use this tool to support program planning and implementation. They also heard from a TPP program about how systems mapping (and receiving technical assistance on this topic) helped shape their program.

This webinar builds on the Mental Models for Creating Systems Change Webinar (February 2022) and the Reinforcing Loops for Systems Change in TPP Programs Webinar (March 2022).


  • Sheri Marlin, M.Ed., Chief Learning Officer, Waters Center for Systems Thinking
  • Vicki Draeger, Ph.D. Program Director, Life-Skills, Empowerment, And Development Services, Inc. (LEADS)

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Understand how systems mapping can help them describe their TPP program's system
  2. Describe how to use a systems map
  3. Create a systems map for their program

Time: .75 hour

Certificate of Completion: Yes - available after completing the evaluation at the end of the recording

Video Chapters

  • Introduction
  • Systems Mapping Explained (7:46)
  • Using Systems Mapping in a TPP Project (15:43)
  • Practicing System Mapping (24:02)
  • Reflections and Q&A (30:36)

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