Join Dr. Natalie Joseph from Boston Medical Center, who will discuss their Teen and Tot Program (TTP), a specialized program at the Adolescent Center focused on adolescent pregnancy and parenting, serving a very high risk, low-income, minority and vulnerable population including children from birth to 4 years old and their teen parents up to age 23. TTP provides specialized adolescent obstetrical and Centering group model of care, medical/primary care, case management, family planning, trauma informed care, mental health counseling, professional development, and asset building.
Dr. Joseph is an Associate Professor in Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and an Adolescent Medicine Specialist at Boston Medical Center. Since 2001,Dr. Joseph has served as the medical director of the Teen and Tot clinic, a comprehensive case management program Boston Healthy Start Initiative(BHSI), funded by the Boston Public Health Commission. Through funding by March of Dimes and the Boston Healthy Start Initiative, she implemented the Centering Parenting at BMC, which is an innovative and new system of care for maternal and child health. She recently became a member of the department of Pediatric Immigration Health Task Force and a member of Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family in order to continue her commitment to serve vulnerable population in the Boston area. Her goal is to continue to focus on reducing disparities in adolescent prenatal care, birth and child health outcomes, injury prevention, trauma and adverse events.
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