YOUNG PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAM SUPPORT SERVICES
YPSP support services are provided by a multidisciplinary team. The YPSP team consists of a nurse who specializes in the care of teen parents and their children, a child care services coordinator and two student engagement advocates; together, the team will collaborate with other APS staff members to help ensure school attendance and academic success of teen parents.
- The YPSP Nurse will collaborate with other school nurses and community health care providers to help assure that students' and babies' health care needs are met. The nurse will also provide health and parenting education to student parents. ,
- The YPSP Child Care Coordinator will assist pregnant and parenting teens navigate through the process of finding quality child care as well as assisting teen parents through the CCAP application process.
- YPSP Student Engagement Advocates will provide on-going support to promote student engagement and academic success through collaboration with district and community agencies. Our goal is to empower young parents to problem solve and work towards self-sufficiency.