Nationwide Children’s Hospital is participating in a statewide initiative to reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection rates of Ohio’s high risk youth ages 14-19. Nationwide Children’s is working with the Ohio Department of Health in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Ohio Department of Youth Services, to provide health promotion education regarding teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection rates of Ohio’s high risk youth ages 14-19 placed in foster care settings and/or in juvenile justice facilities.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is coordinating training efforts in Region 9 (Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Morrow, Pickaway and Union) to educate agency frontline staff to competently teach an adapted evidence-based Reducing the Risk curriculum along with transition to adulthood topics of healthy relationships, financial literacy, and educational and career success.
To register for Region 9 upcoming PREP Instructor Trainings, please click here. If you have any problems registering for upcoming PREP Training please contact Rekha Voruganti at (614) 355-0759.
Funded by The Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) and administered by the Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Community Health and Patient-Centered Primary Care, School and Adolescent Health Program