Teen Parents: Nutrition Curriculum for Pregnant and Parenting Teens

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Teen Parents: Nutrition Curriculum for Pregnant and Parenting Teens
Questions 1. Teen Parents is a nutrition program for pregnant and parenting teenagers. Through twelve lessons it is designed to meet seven National Health Standards and a series of state standards. The program is based generally on the principles of “Social Learning Theory,” meaning that through observation, discussion and simulation activities an individual can learn to change their behavior. The object of the program is to create such change in the area of diet (University of Missouri Extension, 2007; University of Texas, 2009).
While the goals of the “Teen Parents: Nutrition Curriculum for Pregnant and Parenting Teens” are quite different from those of the STEP program...
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.....lis, Mullis and Moore, 1984, p. 23). This program could easily be assessed to demonstrate its efficacy.
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Adams, J.F. (2001). Impact of parent training on family functioning. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 23(1), 29-42.
Mullis, A., Mullis, R. and Moore, J. (1984). Toward More Effective Parent Education. Journal of Child Care, 2(2), 21-29.
University of Missouri Extension. (2007 February). Teen Parents: Nutrition Curriculum for Pregnant and Parenting Teens. Teen parents. Retrieved 12 December 2009. <http://extension.missouri.edu/ publications/DisplayPub.aspx?P=N715>
University of Texas. (2009). Social Learning Theory. Teachernet edb. Retrieved 12 December 2009. <http://teachnet.edb.utexas.edu/~lynda_abbott /Social.html>