NM GRADS: Lessons Learned from Implementing a School-Based Program for Young Parents Across New Mexico
Publisher: Maternal and Child Health Journal (online ahead of print)
Aug 29, 2020
The GRADS program is a multicomponent intervention that can include a classroom intervention, case management, linkages to child care and health care, and support for young fathers. The program aims to support expectant and parenting youth in finishing high school, delaying a repeat pregnancy, promoting health outcomes for their children, and preparing for college and career. This study presents program administrators’ lessons learned to increase understanding of how to implement a statewide program to support expectant and parenting students.