What Research Tells Us About Latino Parenting Practices and Their Relationship to Youth Sexual Behavior

What Research Tells Us About Latino Parenting Practices and Their Relationship to Youth Sexual Behavior

This second research review examining Latino parent-teen communication describes research assessing the ways that Latino parents’ values, beliefs, and parenting practices shape their adolescent children’s sexual behaviors.

Publication date: July 2008

Author(s): Michele Allen, MD, MS, Maria Veronica Svetaz, MD, MPH, Rachel Hardeman, MPH, Michael D. Resnick, Ph.D.

Suggested Citation(s): Allen, M., Svetaz. M., Hardeman, R., & Resnick, M. (2008). What Research Tells Us About Latino Parenting Practices and Their Relationship to Youth Sexual Behavior. Washington, DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.