PRC Newsletter - March 2020

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Greetings from the HYD - PRC!

Welcome to the March 2020 issues of the HYD - PRC e-newsletter! In this newsletter we explore several adolescent health topics, highlighting research and leadership of our HYD - PRC faculty and staff. Please read on to learn more about the happenings within our center. 

If you have comments or questions about any of the features of this newsletter, we'd love to hear from you! 

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Understanding Primary Care Providers' Perceptions and Practices in Delivering Confidential Sexual and Reproductive Health Services to Adolescents

PRC Director Renee Sieving and colleagues from the Confidential Adolescent Sexual Health Services (CASH) study announce the publication of their first paper, which examining facilitators and barriers to providing confidential sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services to adolescents from adolescents', parents', and primary care providers' perspectives.

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It's all about Relationships! Understanding and Connecting with Adolescents

Spending the better part of a decade working closely with schools, teachers, and administrators across Minnesota, HYD-PRC researchers and staff know that it truly is “all about building relationships” between caring adults and students. Research confirms that students who are connected to caring adults in school are healthier and more successful academically.

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SAHRC Welcomes Lynn Bretl!

SAHRC works to support to state-level maternal and child health staff in implementing strategies that promote adolescent and young adult health across the country. Bretl will integrate many years of experience in adolescent health promotion and youth development while advancing adolescent health across the country as the new SAHRC director.

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PRC Faculty & Staff Highlights

• Beckman & Gadea - Transforming Justice Response for Youth
• Martin & McMorris Discuss Sexual Exploitation of Minnesota Teens
• McMorris & IRT-CAPC Fellow Querna Receives CTSI CEARCH Grant
• Shlafer Appointed to Governor's Children's Cabinet Advisory Council
• Sieving Elected to SAHM Board of Directors