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1 APPI Contact Information Northern:Vacant Eastern:Cynthia Hinkle Central: Deena Ellison Southern:Brandi Seabolt Director:Vacant

2 Northern Region Vacant Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention 9083 Middleton Mall White Hall, WV (304) x Fax: (304) WV DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE OF MATERNAL, CHILD AND FAMILY HEALTH FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAM ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY PREVENTION INITIATIVE Vacant Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative 350 Capitol Street, Room 427 Charleston, WV (304) or Fax: tisha.g. Central Region Deena Ellison Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention 350 Capitol Street, Room 427 Charleston, WV (304) or FAX: (304) Southern Region Brandi Seabolt Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Post Office Box 1069 Beckley, WV (304) Fax# (304) Eastern Panhandle Cindy Hinkle Grant County Health Department PO Box 608, Hospital Drive Petersburg, WV (304) (304) Fax# (304) WVDHHR/BPH/OMCFH/DPWH/FPP/APPI/June 2011

3 WV APPI influences and supports teens as they explore and determine responsible sexual and reproductive options for their future. Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative wvdhhr.org/appi West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau For Public Health Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health Family Planning Program

4 APPI conducts hundreds of classroom presentations during each school year. Nearly 20,000 students participated in APPI activities last year. 100,000 items from prevention literature to videos, public service announcements and even brochures on sexually transmitted infections are distributed each year by APPI Specialists. Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative

5 Wise Guys: Male Responsibility Reducing the Risk: Building Skills to Prevent Pregnancy, STD and HIV COMING SOON: SiHLE and Making Proud Choices! Available Curricula

6 The underlying philosophy of the Adolescent Health Initiative is holistic, preventive, and positive focusing on the development of assets and competencies in youth as the best means for fostering health and well-being and for avoiding negative choices and outcomes. Adolescent Health Initiative wvdhhr.org/ahi Patty McGrew, Director West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau For Public Health Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health Division of Infant, Child and Adolescent Health

7 Adolescent Health Coordinators Community-Based Funded by Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Primary focus is positive youth development Centered on Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets Adolescent Health Educators School-Based Funded by Title V State Abstinence Education Grant Program Primary focus is teen pregnancy prevention Centered on “Promoting Health Among Teens” curriculum Adolescent Health Initiative

8 Adolescent Health Coordinators The Adolescent Health Coordinators (AHCs) work to educate communities about the 40 Developmental Assets providing information, resources and technical assistance AHCs actively collaborate with local partners to link adolescents in need of preventive health care AHCs work with local groups to design programs which respect the values and concerns of the community. Free resource materials

9 Adolescent Health Educators The Adolescent Health Educators (AHEs) provide medically accurate sexual educational classes and parent seminars The AHEs work with local groups to design programs which respect the values and concerns of the community. Free resource materials Make referrals for contraceptive services and/or STI testing

10 BARBOUR BERKELE Y BOON E BRAXTON BROOKE CABELL CLAY FAYETTE GILME R GRANT GREENBRIER HAMPSHIRE HANCOC K HARDY HARRISON JACKSON KANAWHA LEWI S LINCOL N LOGAN MCDOWEL LL MARION MASO N MERCER MINERAL MINGO MONONGALIA MONROE MORGAN NICHOLA S OHIO PENDLETON POCAHONTAS PRESTON PUTNAM RALEIGH RANDOLP H RITCHIE ROAN E SUMMERS TAYLOR TUCKER TYLE R UPSHUR WAYNE WEBSTER WIRT WOOD WYOMING JEFF- ERSO N ANT S PLEAS- RIDGE DODD - HOUN CAL- MARSHALL Women’s Care Center AHI State Office Rainelle Medical Center Community Action of SE WV Regeneration, Inc. WETZEL Mission WV-THINK (TPP) Wetzel County Commission Adolescent Health Educators

11 Wood Adolescent Health Coordinators Region 1 Region 2 Region 4 Region 5 Region 6 Region 7 Region 8 Denotes lead agency location Region 3 Barbour Boone Braxton Brooke Cabell Clay Fayette Gilmer Grant Greenbrier Hampshire Hancock Hardy Harrison Jackson Kanawha Lewis Lincoln Logan McDowell Marion Mason Mercer Mineral Mingo Monongalia Monroe Morgan Nicholas Ohio Pendleton Pocahontas Preston Putnam Raleigh Randolph Ritchie Roane Taylor Tucker Tyler Upshur Wayne Webster Wetzel Wirt Wyoming Marshall Cal- houn Dodd- ridge Jeff- erson Pleas- ants Sum- mers Celi Van Dyke RESA I Cathy Davis Valley Health Systems, Inc. Nonie Roberts New River Health Association Stella Moon RESA V Dara Pond Marshall County Family Resource Network Idress Gooden RESA VII Christine Merritt Pendleton Community Care Margo Friend United Way of Central WV Berkeley I I68 I81 I77 I64 I79

12 AHC Contact Information Celi Van Dyke RESA I , Ext 1120 Cathy Davis Valley Health Margo Friend United Way Nonie Roberts New River Stella Moon RESA V , Ext 120 Dara Pond Marshall FRN Idress Gooden RESA VII , Ext. 245 Christine Merritt Pendleton Community Care

13 AHE Contact Information Darla Thomas Rainelle Medical Center , Ext 1082 Brad Riser Regeneration, Inc Jim Pettus CASE WV Theresa Hoskins Wetzel County Commission Janet Kimes Women’s Care Center


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