PREP Snapshot: Inputs and Outcomes: PREP Programs Serving Homeless or Runaway Youth
Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Evaluation, OPRE Report #2018-44
Publisher: Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Apr 30, 2018
- Thirteen programs across eight states reported primarily serving homeless and runaway youth.
- These programs served about 1,000 youth each year, largely through community-based organizations.
- Most youth in these programs reported being White or Black or African American, and most were ages 15 to 18.
- About two-thirds of youth reported being sexually active before entering the program.
- After PREP, more than one-third of the youth in these programs reported they were less likely to have sex in the next six months, and a large majority reported they were more likely to use condoms and birth control if they have sex.
Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
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