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Finding Momentos: How Design Thinking Led to Better “Sex Talks” for Hispanic Parents and Their Teens

iSMA Webinar: June 27, 2019 by Julie Yegan of Westat


Julie Yegen

iSMA Webinar: June 27, 2019 by Julie Yegan of Westat

TIME ONE: Thursday June 27 at 7:00 am N.A. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4), 6:00am Peru/Colombia Time (UTC-5), 8:00am Brazil Standard Time (UTC-3), 12:00 noon British Summer Time (UTC+1), 2:00 pm East Africa Time (UTC+3), 7:00 pm Western Australia Standard Time (UTC+8)

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TIME TWO: Thursday June 27 at 1:00 pm N.A. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4), 12:00 noon Peru/Colombia Time (UTC-5), 2:00pm Brazil Standard Time (UTC-3), 6:00pm British Summer Time (UTC+1), 8:00pm East Africa Time (UTC+3) 

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Research shows that parental influence makes a real difference in helping teens make good decisions. Hispanics and Latinx teens have the highest childbearing rate in the United States, yet cultural norms prevent many parents from openly discussing sexuality and pregnancy prevention with their children—in part because they received little or no sexual health education themselves. Although parents understand the importance of having these conversations, they often struggle to provide their children with practical sexual health and pregnancy prevention information.

Momentos (or “Moments”) is a text message program designed specifically for Spanish-speaking parents that provides practical guidance for communicating with their children about sexual health. This presentation will review the design thinking process—a user-centered approach to innovative problem solving—that led to Momentos, and results from the pilot program demonstrating behavior change, including 91 percent of survey respondents using content to initiate conversations with their teens.

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  Archives: (Full Recordings and Slides/Handouts)

  • 1. Service Design for Social Marketers, with Craig Lefebvre and Jennifer Kasten (USA)  (Tues. July 23, 2013)
  • 2. Behavioural Architecture: Effective Solutions for Social Problems Using Cognitive Neuroscience and Behavioural Economics, with Biju Dominic (India) (Tues. Sept. 10, 2013)
  • 3. Community-Based Social Marketing and Behavior Selection, with  Doug McKenzie-Mohr (Canada) and Jennifer Tabanico (Tues. Oct. 29, 2013) 
  • 4a. Social Franchising, with  Mbogo Bunyi (Kenya) and Brendan Hayes (Kenya), (Thurs,, November 21, 2013)
  • 4b. Social Franchising, with  Brendan Hayes (Kenya), Suma Pathy and Devika Varghese (India) and Mbogo Bunyi (Kenya) (Fri., November 22, 2013)
  • 5. Corporate Social Marketing,  with  Nancy Lee (United States) and Tom Beall (United States)  (Tuesday, January 21, 2014)
  • 6. Lives Worth Living, with Hamilton Carvalho (Brazil) (Wed., March 26, 2014)
  • 7. Using Social Marketing to Influence Social Strategy: time to play with the big girls and boys!, with Jeff French (UK) (Wednesday, May 14, 2014)
  • 8. Current Issues & Future Challenges in Social Marketing, with Sharyn Rundle-Thiele (Australia) (Wednesday & Thursday, July 23/24, 2014)
  • 9. Gossip Unleashed. A Viral Effects Strategy in Swiss Healthcare Marketing. (September 17, 2014)
  • 10. Your Values or Theirs? Adopting a Novel Citizen-Orientation When Targeting Youth. (Nov. 12 / 13, 2014)
  • 11. Community-Based Prevention Marketing (CBPM): Evolution from Programming to Policy Development to Systems Change with Carol Bryant, Brian Biroscak, Alyssa Mayer, Tali Schneider (US) (January 29, 2015)
  • 12. Love to Ride: Using Automated, Customized Communications to Identify and Address Individual Barriers and Benefits at Each Stage of Change with Thomas Stokell (NZ) (March 25, 2015)
  • 13. Sea for Society: Connecting individual behaviour change to far-reaching social change with Christine Domegan (IE) (May 21, 2015)
  • 14. Behaviour Change at Your Fingertips: Social Marketing’s use of Smartphone Apps and SMS with Rebekah Russell-Bennett (AU) (July 21-22, 2015)
  • 15. Changing Behaviours to Scale Up Rural Sanitation with Edkarl M. Galing (PH)(September 21/22, 2015)
  • 16. Tackling 'Unspoken' Behaviours Webinar: Using co-creation to overcome cultural barriers to family planning in Jordan with Houda Khayame (JO) (November 5, 2015)
  • 17. The Donor is in the Details: The common ground between social marketing and donor behavior with Lucia Barros (BR) (January 27,2016)
  • 18. Immersive Social Marketing: A Model for Incorporating Transmedia Storytelling with Nedra Kline Weinreich (IL) (January 27,2016)
  • 19. International Social Marketing Course Fair Webinars  (Presenters from around the world) May 18, 2016
  • 20.Using narrative videos for health and wellbeing: A case study on energy efficiency, with Ross Gordon (AUS) (August 11-12, 2016)
  • 21. In Motion: Using community-based social marketing to change travel behavior, with Sunny Knott (US) September 27, 2016
  • 22. Social Marketing for Policy Makers: The “Help Me” Approach, with Nancy Lee, (US) (November 17-18,2016)
  • 23. Qualification and Professional Standards in the Field(s) of Social Marketing and Behaviour Change, with Philip R Holden & Matt Wood  (UK)(January 31, 2017)
  • 24. Adding Social Marketing to Health Risk Communications, with Jose M. Sanchez (Mexico) (March 14/15, 2017)
  • 25. Cognitive Neuroscience and Behavioral Economics - New Tools to Solve Tough Behavioral Problems, with Biju Dominic (India) (April 18, 2017)
  • 26. Socio-Psychological Levers for Improving Women's Health and Well-Being, with Joy Parker (Australia) (July 18/19)

  • 27. Designing Quality Engagement into Social Marketing Campaigns, with Julie Colehour (USA) (Sept. 19/20)
  • 28. When Tigers and Social Marketing Meet: innovative formative research and impact evaluation approach used to mitigate human-tiger conflict in Nepal, with Tilak Chaudhary (Nepal) and Diogo Verissimo (UK)
  • 29. From 'So What?' to 'Wow!': How Co-creation Energises Audience Research, with Rita Brophy (UK)
  • 30. Messages that Motivate: Leveraging behavioral insights to design powerful social marketing messages, with Brooke Tully (USA)
  • 31. Integrating Diversity and Cultural Competence in Social Marketing: Lessons from Health Care, with Radhika Howarth (UK)
  • 32. Seek or Destroy? Exploring Value Destruction in Social Marketing Services, with Nadia Zainuddin (AUS) (August 15-16, 2018)
  • 33. To Flush or not to Flush: Mid-course corrections in Social Marketing with Stephanie Thomas (USA)
  • 34. It’s Not On, It's Not Safe: Increasing condom use among youth with Joyce Tamale (Uganda)
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Last Updated on Sunday, September 08, 2019 08:20 AM