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Grantee-led Evaluation

All OAH grantees conduct program evaluations as part of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. Evaluation technical support is provided to TPP grantees to ensure rigorous methods and reporting. Grants cohorts are funded for five-year periods. Specific information for the current grant cohorts can be found below.

The FY 2015-2019 Teen Pregnancy Prevention grantee cohort

The FY 2015-2019 Teen Pregnancy Prevention grantee cohort is conducting evaluations that include implementation and impact studies of projects that provide capacity building assistance, projects that replicate evidence-based programs to scale, early innovation projects, and new or innovative programs designed to reduce teen pregnancy and related risk behaviors. Evaluation technical support is provided to grantees to ensure rigorous methods and reporting.

Tier 1A: "Capacity Building to Support Replication of Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs"

Tier 1A grantees will provide capacity building assistance to at least three youth-serving organizations to replicate evidence-based TPP programs in a defined service area with demonstrated need. Grantees will evaluate the implementation and success of the capacity building assistance provided to youth-serving organizations including collecting a common set of performance measures and assessing program implementation.

Tier 1B: "Replicating Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs to Scale in Communities with the Greatest Need"

Tier 1B grantees will focus efforts on replicating evidence-based TPP programs to scale in at least three settings in communities and with populations at greatest need. Grantees will conduct implementation evaluation and outcome evaluation. The implementation evaluation will identify key successes, challenges, and lessons learned from the implementation approach. The outcome evaluation will determine the extent to which outcome goal(s) were met by the end of the grant period. Grantees will also collect a common set of performance measures.

Tier 2A: "Supporting and Enabling Early Innovation to Advance Adolescent Health and Prevent Teen Pregnancy"

Tier 2A will fund two intermediary organizations, each of which will select, fund, and support a portfolio of innovators (estimated five to 15 innovators per year) to develop interventions to advance adolescent health and prevent teen pregnancy. Grantees will monitor and collect evaluation results and performance measures from all innovators.

Tier 2B: "Rigorous Evaluation of New or Innovative Approaches to Prevent Teen Pregnancy"

Tier 2B will attempt to increase the number of evidence-based TPP interventions available by rigorously evaluating new or innovative approaches for preventing teen pregnancy and related high-risk behaviors. Grantees will conduct a rigorous impact evaluation of their proposed intervention against a counterfactual (control) condition, in addition to collecting and reporting performance measures outcomes. See descriptions of the new evaluations.

Achieving Condom Empowerment-Plus (ACE-Plus), Cicatelli Associates, Inc.; New York, New York | Abstract

Big Decisions, Healthy Futures of Texas; San Antonio, Texas | Abstract

Chicago Healthy Adolescents and Teens (CHAT) Program, Chicago Department of Public Health; Chicago, Illinois | Abstract

Girl2girl, Center for Innovative Public Health Research; San Clemente, California | Abstract

Guy Talk, Child & Family Resources, Inc.; Tucson, Arizona | Abstract

Healthy U, WestEd; San Francisco, California | Abstract

High School FLASH, 3rd edition (High School FLASH), Public Health – Seattle & King County; Seattle, Washington | Abstract

IN•clued - Inclusive Healthcare: Youth & Providers Empowered (IN•clued), Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands (urban); Seattle, Washington | Abstract

Linking Families and Teens (LiFT), Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands (rural); Seattle, Washington | Abstract

Peer Group Connection, Center for Supportive Schools; Princeton, New Jersey | Abstract

“Plan A,” Policy and Research, LLC; New Orleans, Louisiana | Abstract

Practice Self-Regulation (PS-R), Policy and Research, LLC; New Orleans, Louisiana | Abstract

Promoting Awareness through Live Movement and Sound-Teen Pregnancy Prevention (PALMS-TPP), Public Health Management Corporation; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Abstract

Pulse, Healthy Teen Network; Baltimore, Maryland | Abstract

Re:MIX, EngenderHealth, Inc.; Austin, Texas | Abstract

Respecting the Circle of Life: Mind, Body and Spirit (RCL), Johns Hopkins University; Baltimore, Maryland | Abstract

SpeakOut, The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco; San Francisco, California | Abstract

Taking Responsible Actions in Life (TRAIL), Public Health Authority of Cabarrus County; Kannapolis, North Carolina | Abstract

TEMPO: Teens Exploring and Managing Prevention Options, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center; Albuquerque, New Mexico | Abstract

Wise Guys Male Responsibility Curriculum (Wise Guys), Children’s Home Society of North Carolina, Inc.; Greensboro, North Carolina | Abstract

Your Move, Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Abstract

Tier 2C: "Effectiveness of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs Designed Specifically for Young Males"

Tier 2C is a collaborative initiative between OAH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to rigorously evaluate innovative interventions to reduce the risk for young men ages 15-24 years old of fathering a teen pregnancy. Grantees will conduct a rigorous evaluation of the proposed interventions, a qualitative evaluation, and collect and report on a common set of performance measures. See descriptions of the new evaluations.

Computer-Assisted Motivational Interviewing Intervention for Teen Pregnancy Prevention (CAMI-TPP), Columbia University; New York, New York | Abstract

Fathers Raising Responsible Men (FFRM), Center for Latino and Family Health at New York University; New York, New York | Abstract

Manhood 2.0, Promundo-US; Washington, D.C. | Abstract

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Content last reviewed on February 23, 2017