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Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Name of Project:
Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Teens: Engaging the Community through the World Café Method

Submitted by:
Julie Linton


Short Description of Project
Our community-based intervention, using a modification of the World Café Method, is intended to help multidisciplinary professionals serving pregnant and parenting teens to be better able to: better identify clinical and educational resources and support services for pregnant and parenting teens in our County; identify representatives of local agencies, organizations, and professional groups providing teen services to build collective impact to improve adolescent health; describe the concerns and challenges of pregnant and parenting teens; and build community wide awareness of the skills and milestones important for sustaining healthy teen families while highlighting the appropriate resources for teens who need assistance.

Academic Home:
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Where is the Project Taking Place?
Winston-Salem, NC, US

Your Role:

Who Else is Involved?
-Forsyth County Department of Public Health, facilitated by the Forsyth Adolescent Health Coalition
-Imprints Cares
-Several other community-based organizations

Category(s) of Research:
Research that uses World Café in some way


Additional Information
If you have access to medical publications that have used the World Cafe method, we would appreciate those citations. I have only found a very limited number in medical databases.

I am an academic general pediatrician with expertise in advocacy, medical education, and community partnership.