PRC Newsletters

Welcome to the Healthy Youth Development - Prevention Research Center Newsletters. Here you will find all of our past newsletters and links to all articles. If you would like to join our e-newsletter mailing list, please click here.

2023 Newsletters

September 2023
Restorative justice and healthy youth development
Adolescent health communication ECHO - PRC core research project in action
Adolescent sexual health - PRC creates products to highlight barriers and needs
Safe school environments make a difference in youth mental health
PRC faculty & staff highlights - events, trainings & resources

April 2023
PRC leadership transition
Normalizing adolescent time alone with their primary care clinician
Oral health providers as HPV vaccine advocates
Promoting confidence and access to COVID-19 vaccination among youth experiencing homelessness
PRC faculty & staff highlights - events, trainings & resources

2022 Newsletters

December 2022
Restorative practices: Improving equity and positive school culture
Setting the stage for a healthy life: Unique mentoring program addresses multiple aspects of well-being
Minnesota parents continue to show support for comprehensive sexuality education
Communication is key! Helping parents access resources to talk about sexual health with teens
PRC faculty & staff highlights - events, trainings & resources

May 2022
Healthcare practices that support provider-teen discussions about sexual and reproductive health
HYD-PRC researchers explore ways to reduce barriers and increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence
Supporting comprehensive sex education for young people - HYD-PRC teams up with the national Sex Education Collaborative
Statewide study of youth oral health reveals serious care gaps for Minnesota kids in foster care
PRC faculty & staff highlights - events, trainings & resources

2021 Newsletters

May 2021
Breaking through on identity-based bullying
Examining sexual & reproductive health discussions during adolescent check ups
Evaluating for impact: Restorative justice and power shifts
Helping youth achieve their full potential through nature
PRC faculty & staff highlights

February 2021
Beyond LGBT: Diversifying sexual orientation and gender identity response options in youth surveillance surveys
Meeting the needs of unstably housed youth in rural communities
Centro Tyrone Guzman - Supporting the Latine community during COVID-19
In person to virtual and everything in between: PRC a leader in sexual health education
PRC faculty & staff highlights

2020 Newsletters

September 2020
PRC staff partner on health disparities report released by MDH's Center for Health Equity
Finding a complementary balance: Adolescent confidentiality and parent engagement
Creating virtual connections: Whole Learners© expands reach
Shifting to virtual learning: 2020 Adolescent Health Summer Institute moves online
PRC faculty & staff highlights

June 2020
HYD-PRC Statement on racial justice
Health care for youth in juvenile correctional facilities: Are we meeting their needs?
Provider perceptions and practices related to delivery of sexual and reproductive health services to adolescents
A groundbreaking understanding of sexually-exploited students
Pivoting to online clinician training in adolescent health care
PRC faculty & staff highlights

March 2020
Understanding primary care providers' perceptions and practices in delivering confidential sexual and reproductive health services to adolescents
It's all about relationships! Understanding and connecting with adolescents
SAHRC welcomes Lynn Bretl!
PRC faculty & staff highlights

2019 Newsletters

October 2019
HYD - PRC is awarded 5 more years of CDC funding
Promoting adolescent health: Partnerships between health care providers, parents & adolescents
Implementing evidence-based strategies to improve HPV vaccine delivery
Oral health and HPV vaccination: A missed opportunity? 
PRC faculty & staff highlights

June 2019
STI rates among adolescents and young adults reach all-time highs
Creating connections: Increasing student engagement with Whole Learners
Jordan take on leadership position with the UMN's Institute on the Environment
Community Spotlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters
PRC faculty & staff highlights

January 2019
Transforming school climate and student behavior: Relationships are key
Relationally-based professional development of teachers to better connect and engage with middle school students
Saying goodbye to long-time colleague and youth advocate, Paul Snyder
Cancer: A partnership for prevention
PRC faculty and staff highlights

2018 Newsletters

October 2018
Parent-youth connectedness protects against cyberbullying
Bias-based bullying in Minnesota
Congratulations and thank you to long-time colleagues Amy Marsicano and Brooke Stelzer
It takes a village: Partnerships further strengthen the Minnesota Reproductive Health Update
PRC staff highlights
Events and announcements

May 2018
Nearly 3% of Minnesota students identify as transgender/gender diverse
Bullying prevention in schools: Building skills, fostering relationships
Restorative practices in St. Paul Public Schools
Jordan receives UMN president's community-engaged scholar award
Welcome, Judith Kahn
PRC staff highlights
Events and announcements