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Dr. Michael A. Carrera is the Thomas Hunter Professor Emeritus of Health Sciences at Hunter College of the City University of New York, and Adjunct Professor of Community Medicine at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He began his teaching career in 1959 at a Junior High School in the Bronx. Since 1970, Dr. Carrera has directed the Adolescent Sexuality and Pregnancy Prevention Programs for The Children's Aid Society in New York.
When working with young people, it is more important to be kind than to be right.  - Dr. Michael A. Carrera

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Through his work at The Children's Aid Society Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program, he has designed and helped to implement 50 long-term holistic adolescent pregnancy prevention programs in twenty states throughout the country. His approach, which centers on developing a multi dimensional community based parallel family system, is serving as a model to increasing numbers of family and youth service organizations.


















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More About Dr. Carrera: Published Books
Sex, The Facts, The Acts and Your Feelings
Dr. Carrera's first book, which has been translated into 17 languages
The Language of Sex
A High School and College resource book
Working with Teens When the Topic Is Hope - Lessons for Lifeguards
Dr. Carrera's latest book
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Margaret Sanger Award
in recognition of his leadership in furthering reproductive health and reproductive rights for all Planned Parenthood of South Palm Beach and Broward Counties (2002)
Supernova Award
Advocates for Youth (2001)
The Robin Hood Foundation (1998)
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The Children's Aid Society