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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

Grantee Details

Program type: 
Capacity Building for EBPs (Tier 1A)
Annual funding: 

Program Summary

Project Overview: The Capacity Building Team at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UT) Teen Health works to build the capacity of organizations that have experience implementing youth programs and are serving populations with demonstrated need for teen pregnancy prevention (TPP) programs, but have little experience with evidence-based TPP programs. UT Teen Health is assisting those organizations to implement evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs with fidelity in their organization. The program works with vulnerable populations such as youth in foster care, pregnant and parenting youth, and adjudicated youth ages 15-19 in Texas.

Target Population: Youth in juvenile detention, youth in foster care, and expectant and parenting teens across Texas

Geographic Area Served (Urbanicity of Community): Texas (Urban, suburban, and rural)

Teen Birth Rate in Area Served (Per 1,000): 41

Contact Information

Kristen Plastino M.D.
Content created by
Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
January 5, 2017