We believe all organizations serving adolescents and young adults should have access to the tools they need to provide quality care and affect positive change.

Brief Opportunities Of Supportive Training (BOOST)

20-minute speed sessions designed to give you a quick knowledge BOOST, without the side of webinar burnout.

Public Health BOOST

Join us for a 20-minute Brief Opportunity Of Supportive Training (BOOST) at 3pm EST on April 28 for an overview on the current state of adolescent social determinants of health (SDOH) and how you can take action.

Analytics BOOST

Take a break in your day to learn how the new RAAPS analytics can inform your programming and help you gain and retain funding. Join us for a 20-minute Brief Opportunity Of Supportive Training (BOOST) at 3pm EST on March 24.


Join us for a 20-minute Brief Opportunity Of Supportive Training (BOOST) at 3pm EST on January 28 to learn how MITEY Change: Motivational Interviewing Training for Empowering Youth towards Change paired with risk screening can help your team connect with youth to better identify and understand risks, then use effective communication strategies to guide youth […]



  • The Role of Caregivers in Teen Sexual Health
  • Adolescent-focused Motivational Interviewing (MI): Making the case for more effective communication with youth
  • Adolescent Mental Health in the U.S.
  • Sexual Health Risks and American Adolescents
  • Nicotine & Tobacco Risks and American Adolescents
  • Teen Speak: Reducing youth risk through strengthened relationships and improved communication
  • Risky Business on Campus (eBook)
  • Nicotine & Tobacco Risks and American Adolescents


Improving health professionals’ capacity to motivate adolescent behavior change

Salerno, J., Delaney, K., Swarthout, K., Kao, T.A. (2015); The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 11 (6): 626-632

Evaluation of the RAAPS risk screening tool for use in detecting adolescents with depression

Salerno, J. & Barnhart, S. (2014); Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing 27:20-25 DOI: 10.1111/jcap.12060

Implementation of the Rapid Adolescent Prevention Screening (RAAPS) risk screening tool

Darling-Fisher, C., Salerno, J., Yi, C.H., & Martyn, K.K. (2014); Journal of Pediatric Health Care 28 (3): 217-226

Adolescent chlamydia and gonorrhea rates: Relationships between high risk sexual behaviors and positive screening

Salerno, J., Darling-Fisher, C., Hawkins, N., & Fraker, E. (2013); Journal of School Health, 83(2): 99-104

Rapid Adolescent Prevention Screening: Validity and reliability of the RAAPS adolescent risk screening tool

Salerno, J., Marshall, V., & Picken, E. (2012); Journal of Adolescent Health, 50(6): 595-59

Development and clinical use of Rapid Adolescent Prevention Screening (RAAPS) questionnaire in school based health centers

Yi, C.H., Martyn, K.K., Salerno, J., & Darling-Fisher, C. (2009); Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 23(1): 2-9

Reducing risk behaviors in adolescents: A new tool offers rapid assessment

Salerno, J. (2008); ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners, 16(4): 59-61