Parenting and Paternity Awareness (p.a.p.a.)

p.a.p.a. is an innovative educational curriculum designed for secondary school students and young adults that deals with "rights, responsibilities, and realities of parenting." Key themes in the curriculum focus on the importance of father involvement, the value of paternity establishment, the legal realities of child support, the financial and emotional challenges of single parenting, the benefits of both parents being involved in a child's life, healthy relationship skills, and relationship violence prevention. [more...]

Teens As Parents

Becoming a parent is more than giving birth; the responsibilities of parenting impact all areas of an individual's life. This clip is an introduction to the p.a.p.a. curriculum, which includes young people's personal stories about how their lives changed when they found out they were going to have children; how they face the challenges of teen parenthood; and what they would do over if they could.


Revised: July 18 2013