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Title:Communicating effectively with pregnant adolescents who have limited literacy or comprehension skills.
Alt. Title:Chapter 19 from Nutrition and the Pregnant Adolescent: A Practical Reference Guide
Pub. date: 2000
Includes: Book
Audience: Nutrition Educators, Pregnant women, Teenagers
Language: English
Description:The overall goal of this book is to promote the health and nutritional status of pregnant adolescents and to achieve optimal pregnancy and infant outcomes. Chapter 19 focuses on how to best provide nutrition education to pregnant adolescents that may have limited literacy skills. It addresses how to identify low-literate teenagers, developing and evaluating print materials, and non-print methods of nutrition education. References and a resource list are also included.
Funding Source: Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Public Health Service, Rockville, MD (grant numbers T79-MC-0007-12 and 97-0478[P]).
Length: p181-190
Use Restrictions: May not copy.
Reviewers Comments: Includes "Common Signs of Low Literacy or Comprehension Skills" and guidelines for developing and/or revising nutrition education materials. Great tool for nutrition educators working with pregnant adolescents.
Borrow it from the National Agricultural Library (NAL)
SNAP staff/SNAP-Ed providers can borrow materials from NAL through interlibrary loan.
    NAL Call No.: RG556.5 N88 2000
    Go to Request Library Materials
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Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology
    Contact: Kathy Kosiak
    Mail: 1300 South 2nd St.,Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55454
    Phone: (612) 626-7143
    Fax: (612) 624-9328
    Order URL:
    Cost: 20.00 per item
    Avail. in Qty: Yes
    Bulkrate:11 or more $18.00 per copy

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