AquĆ­ Para Ti: Teen / Parent Resources

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What can I expect at my first appointment?

At the first appointment, which is approximately two hours long, the young person and the person accompanying him or her:

  • Receive an explanation of the program and their confidentiality rights
  • Fill out a questionnaire to identify their concerns and interests
  • Meet individually with the doctor and the other members of the APT team
  • Agree upon a treatment plan according to the needs of the youth
  • Make a follow-up appointment to put the plan into action and connect with other resources as needed
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Questionnaire Forms for Parents

Teen Parenting Tool Kit

Booklets on Parenting Teens

Source: Shoulder to Shoulder: Raising Teens Together

Normalizing Adolescence

Source: Teenage Medical Service

Other Parenting Resources

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy Materials

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Shoulder-to-Shoulder Parenting Pamphlets

Video Material: "POSITIVE PARENT, HEALTHY FAMILIES" (only in Spanish)

Source: Material developed by Aqui para Ti/Here for You program sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Health, YouTube

Objective: The objective of the 5 videos is to educate parents of Latinos youth living in Minnesota, giving them resources and tools on crucial issues of adolescence such as emotional and physical development of adolescents, parenting styles, living in two worlds (the Latin and Anglo), discipline and communication.

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Video 1–Parenting Styles
Video 2–Monitoring our children
Video 3–Communicating with our children
Video 4–Disciplining our children
Video 5–Learning to live in different worlds

Henne-Teen Initiative

Henne-Teen Initiative was created by Aquí Para Tí (APT) / Here for You to promote and advocate for teen-friendly and accessible services across HCMC so that all teen patients feel comfortable seeking care in our organization. Henne-Teen brings together different groups of HCMC professionals to:

  • Start a dialogue about adolescent care practices across the organization
  • Discuss issues affecting adolescent patient care
  • Promote a teen friendly organization
  • Provide support to providers working in this field
  • Provide resources for professionals working with adolescents at HCMC.
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