Members of the YABP suggested that prevention efforts that address issues such as adolescent pregnancy, dating violence, and healthy relationships can only achieve limited success without the involvement of male adolescents.
Members of the YABP felt that health education provided by clinicians needed to be broader and include health communication skills.
Members of the YABP demonstrated an awareness of SBHC crisis intervention services but questioned the availability of follow-up offerings.
The overall strengths of the YABP included engaging youth in meaningful dialogue about their health care and school programs while also supporting their development.
The YABP was borne out of necessity but proved to be an invaluable learning experience for school administrators, SBHC staff', and students.