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.



  • 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