THEORY OF CHANGE: If teens graduated from high school on time, remained free of pregnancy
or were not abused, they would successfully transition into healthy adulthood.
30.7% | 2014 Teen Birth Rate, 15-19 years per 1,000 in Calhoun County
62.1% | Calhoun families, with children live below the federal poverty line.
40.6% | 2014 Rate for Incidences of STD for youth ages 15-19, per 1,000 in Calhoun County
Progress in achieving this result is assessed using the following
headline indicators that apply to the entire teen population in Georgia:
In telling the story behind the baselines for the headline indicators, the following secondary indicators are also important:
• Number of youth &
• Reduced teen
• Improved knowledge of
• Reduced sexual activity
• Improved refusal and
• Improved healthy
• Improved access to
• Evidence-based teen
• Positive youth
• Case management
• Community mobilization
• Outreach events
• Calhoun County Schools
• Pataula Charter Academy
• Calhoun County Family
• Georgia DFCS
• Calhoun County Health
• Phoebe Putney Memorial
• Southwest Georgia Public
• Albany Technical College
• Calhoun County Library
• Georgia DJJ
• Edison Police Department
• Local Businesses
• Strategy 1: Increase the number of youth being served by proven effective teen pregnancy prevention programs and strategies.
• Strategy 2: Address parent behaviors that promote the most positive outcomes for children and families through implementation of parent and family support programs.
• Strategy 3: Increase the coordination of comprehensive case management that provides access to wrap-around supportive services.
• Strategy 4: Advance systems to support data collection, performance measurement, and funding through the collaboration of partners and stakeholders.