The Teen Parent Program provides individual and group support to teen parents and pregnant teens who live in St. Charles County. The program offers counseling, case management, education and advocacy to its participants. The Teen Parent Therapist provides participants with individual, group and family counseling at home, school or office. The Teen Parent Program tailors its services to meet the unique needs of pregnant and parenting teens.
Teen Parent Program
Teen Parent Program – Roberts High School
Pregnant and Parenting teens often are balancing their lives and being a parent. Find information on parenting tips, resources, to support pregnant and parenting teens. Resources include State and local examples. This tip sheet provides strategies for using both programs together to improve outcomes for pregnant and parenting youth in out-of-home care. Org Provides an overview of the Family First Act, resources on topics related to the legislation, communication tools for promoting the website, and a calendar with upcoming related webinars and conference calls. For Young Parents Shift NC Shares information on the education and medical rights of pregnant and parenting teens currently in school. The resource also offers information on where teen parents can access support resources such as, finding child care, finding support groups, financial benefits, and recommendations to stay healthy.
Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Teens
The Centre group meet twice a week in the evening and is open to all young parents who are in need of Parent support, information and services. Group is held every 2nd Tuesday of the Month. This group is held once a week at the Baby Steps. With prevention at the heart of the program, specific positive parenting information on child safety, proper shelter, health, nutrition and nurturing love is delivered through three integral components within the program; Parent section, Family section, Emergency Supplies and Support Services section.
The Roberts High School Teen Parent Program is an alternative education program designed to offer a specialized curriculum and other services, to meet the needs of young parents, including mothers who are pregnant and teens that are parenting. Students take traditional high school coursework, such as Language Arts or Math courses, but have other classes available to them that are related to and meet their specific needs. Prenatal health and health-based parenting courses are examples. The program serves approximately 90 students and believes in meeting the individual needs of each student.