Meeting Parents Where They Are
Parents are the best people in a young person’s life to provide sexual and reproductive health information; however, parent recruitment and engagement isn’t always easy. Together, Veronica Whitehead, the Director of Programs at Ntarupt and Jessica Chester, the Communication Coordinator at Parkland Hospital System will share approaches to and lessons learned in parent recruitment and engagement.

Aug 6, 2019 10:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Jessica Chester
Communications Coordinator @Parkland Hospital
Jessica Chester is a Certified Community Health Worker (CHW) for the state of Texas. Subsequent to her collegiate internship with Parkland Health & Hospital System, Jessica was hired on as the Communications Coordinator for the hospital's Family Planning Outreach Grant. In this role, Jessica has been tasked with providing comprehensive and medically accurate education on topics such as family planning, reproduction, and sexual health to members of the Dallas County community.
Veronica Whitehead, MEd, CHES
Director of Programs @North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy in Teens (NTARUPT)
Veronica Whitehead is currently the Director of Programs at the North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy in Teens. In this role she oversees all education programming including a Tier 1B Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) Grant from the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) and the Dallas Young Women's Advisory Council in partnership with the Dallas Women's Foundation.