A multi-faceted service approach designed to prevent foster youth pregnancy and help foster youth develop positive relationships
The DREAMR Project incorporates: Peer Mentoring…
…Pregnancy and sexually-transmitted disease prevention courses…
…Parenting classes for pregnant or parenting foster youth…
…Caregiver and caseworker training…
…and the 3-5-7 casework model.
Teen pregnancy among foster youth may be a consequence of unfulfilled, poor, and broken relationships…
DREAMR Project’s service approach helps caregivers and caseworkers to develop skills in talking with youth about reproductive health and relationships
Clark County Department of Family Services (DFS) The DREAMR Project takes a multi-faceted approach to reducing pregnancy in foster care youth and building relationship capacity for youth already pregnant or parenting.
The project design and approach incorporates proven evidence-based practices and is informed by national studies, local needs assessments, and input by foster youth, community providers, and project partners.
Ramona W. Denby-Brinson, Ph.D.
Senior Resident Scholar
The Lincy Institute
Professor, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs School of Social Work
University of Nevada Las Vegas
4505 Maryland Pkwy., M/S 3067
Las Vegas, NV 89154