Holly McClain Burke, PhD, MPHScientist, Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Areas of expertise
- Family planning
- HIV prevention
- Health communication research
- Health behavior research
- Program evaluation
- Measurement development
- Youth sexual and reproductive health
Projects & Resources
Injectable contraceptives are among the most popular family planning options. They are safe, effective and discreet. But, in many countries, they are not widely available outside clinic settings.
The Accelerating Strategies for Practical Innovation and Research in Economic Strengthening (ASPIRES) project supports evidence-based, gender-sensitive programming to improve the economic security and improve health outcomes of families and children infected or affected by HIV/AIDS, as well as others at high risk of acquiring HIV.
Measuring Soft Skills and Life Skills in International Youth Development Programs: A Review and Inventory of Tools
YouthPower Action’s review of soft skill measurement tools and inventory describes characteristics useful to international youth development programs seeking to assess participants’ soft skills.
This report identifies the core soft skills that would create positive outcomes across important areas of youth’s lives, including workforce success, violence prevention, and sexual and reproductive health.