For teen mothers, nurses act as mentoring resource

Schaffer, M. A., & Mbibi, N. (2014). Public health nurse mentorship of pregnant and parenting adolescents. Public Health Nursing, 31(5), 428-437. Summarized by Jessica Cunningham Background: Adolescent parents are more likely to experience challenges in parenting due to their lack of emotional maturity, social support, economic support, and lack of education on how to […]

Mentoring, leadership program key to ending bullying in at-risk teen girls

(April 29, 2013) New research from experts within the University of Minnesota School of Nursing has found teen girls at high risk for pregnancy reported being significantly less likely to participate in social bullying after participating in an 18-month preventive intervention program. This research, in combination with University of Minnesota School of Nursing research findings […]