R F Streett

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Despite the increased interest in the effects of adolescent pregnancy-prevention programs, most interventions lack the research design and data essential for evaluation. This article describes a model in which evaluative research was incorporated in program design. The derivation of the model, the selection of measurable parameters, characteristics of the(More)
Although the potential of school-based programs in the prevention of adolescent pregnancy is well recognized, few have been evaluated. This paper describes the use of a reproductive health care clinic associated with a school pregnancy prevention program which had demonstrated success. The program operated in one junior and one senior high school in a large(More)
A study was designed to assess the effect and cost of providing parenting and child care education in the home to inner-city mothers of poor infants receiving comprehensive health care in a large federal Children and Youth Program. Randomly selected, healthy neonates weighing more than 2000 gm and born to black women aged 18 years and older (n = 131) and to(More)
Little is known about determinants of contraceptive method switching and few reports use data that can link events that occur close in time. Using retrospective information from the sexual calendars of black female teens who attended a reproductive health clinic, determinants of method switching in four areas were investigated. Method switchers, those who(More)
Based upon prior service and research findings, a program was designed to reduce the incidence of early childbearing among a high-risk, inner-city junior and senior high school population. Combining a strong research design with medical and educational service in a school- and clinic-based program, the project team sought to develop a replicable model the(More)
Two teams, each consisting of a social worker and a nurse, delivered the bulk of services in an experimental pregnancy prevention program for junior and senior high school students that combined school and clinic components. In-school components were classroom presentations, informal discussion groups and individual counseling; clinic services consisted of(More)
An experimental pregnancy prevention program for junior and senior high school students consisted of classroom lectures, informal discussion groups and individual counseling in the schools and group education, individual counseling and reproductive health care in a nearby clinic. The structure of the program allowed for extensive individual counseling for(More)
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