Widening Our Lens: Co-Occurring Risk Behaviors During Adolescence

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Date Developed: n.a.. Source: U.S. Department of Health ad Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health. Presenter(s): Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, Ph.D., Jaclyn Ruiz. Type: Audio slides. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.



Learning Objectives

• Describe youth risk behaviors and the correlation between various risk and protective behaviors during adolescence.

• Identify at least three factors that place youth at risk for multiple negative behavioral outcomes during adolescence.

• Consider how teen pregnancy prevention programming might impact those risk factors that overlap with multiple risk behaviors.

• Describe implications of co-occurring risks on partnerships and sustainability.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.