Presentation on theme: "Adolescent Family Life Program LansingAdolescent Family Life Program Lansing Positive Youth Development (AFLP-PYD)Positive Youth Development (AFLP-PYD)"— Presentation transcript:
Adolescent Family Life Program LansingAdolescent Family Life Program Lansing Positive Youth Development (AFLP-PYD)Positive Youth Development (AFLP-PYD)
Kids Count in Michigan: 2014 Right Start in Michigan’s Legacy Cities stats Lansing
Overview 4 Key Target Areas: Family Wellness: connects teens to housing, transportation, child care services, parenting classes and other resources. Secondary Education: connect PPT to flexible alternative education, education completion/attainment, job training, financial literacy, and skills training Maternal/Infant Health: connect PPT to primary care, prenatal care, health literacy, contraceptives, postpartum counseling, inter-conception care Adult Connectedness: use case management to increase PPT connection to parent or other positive adult caregiver AFLP - focuses on developing Protective Factors, through caring relationships, highlighting strengths, exhibiting positive expectations, and opportunities for youth participation and contribution.
Youth Empowered Reaching youth Reaching youth Connecting Youth Connecting Youth Individual Life Planning Individual Life Planning Youth focused on personal success and family success Youth focused on personal success and family success Keeping youth connected to a larger vision Keeping youth connected to a larger vision Reduced Teen Pregnancies Healthy Birth outcomes Increased Educational Success Reduced Risk Taking Behaviors Increased Financial Wellness Development and Achievement of Life Goals and Dreams
Implementation Plan FY15 Case Management using AFLP-PYD Networking and Partnership with local Agencies, Organizations, Non-profits, Community Supports Supplemental programs for skill development Addressing the unique needs of teen fathers Build teens’ voices and leadership
WE NEED YOU! Collaboration: Collaboration: Partnering to connect PPT with all community resourcesPartnering to connect PPT with all community resources Referrals of PPT TeensReferrals of PPT Teens Coordination: Coordination: Connecting to make all efforts to support PPT countConnecting to make all efforts to support PPT count Community Impact: Community Impact: Attend Steering Committee meetings to ID and create new opportunitiesAttend Steering Committee meetings to ID and create new opportunities
Stepping Up Together with Teen Parents Kendra Gibbs MI-APPP AFLP-PYD ERESA Call/text: Office: Fax: