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The Teen Outreach Program

Program Type: Resources - Information or materials that might help develop a program/project in a community but can not be defined as a Best Practice, Promising Practice, or Local Effort.

The Teen Outreach Program (TOP) is a broad, developmental intervention that attempts to help teens understand and evaluate their life options. The program is designed to prevent problem behaviors in adolescents. It is predicated on the notion that a heightened awareness of life options, increased knowledge of those options and how to effectively pursue them, and enhanced and diverse experiences with various life options will lead to a variety of positive outcomes, primarily scholastic success as measured by reduced course failure and suspension rates and a decrease in pregnancy rates.

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Maternal Child Health

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Capacity building or empowerment


Name: Luisa Alvim
Site or Location Name: Teen Outreach Program
One Greenway Plaza
Houston, TX 77046
Phone: (713) 627-2322