Youth 13-19

Participatory Evaluation: The case for setting a place for ‘young people’ at the ‘adult’ table

Contents

I Introduction
II Principles of Youth Engagement
III Participatory Evaluation Benefits Youth
IV Participatory Data Collection and Analysis
V Facilitators for Participatory Data Collection and Analysis
VI Conclusion

--Submitted by Allison Meserve, Health Promotion Consultant, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario and Kristy Ste Marie, Acting Manager, YATI & Youth Engagement, Youth Advocacy Training Institute, Ontario Lung Association

I Introduction

Parenting, Child Development, and Substance Abuse

Contents

I Introduction
II Parenting style
III Love hormone
IV Being interested in your teenager’s life; Child Welfare system
V Parents’ substance use impacts teens
VI Conclusion and key learnings
VII Resources
VIII References

--Submitted by Seher Shafiq, Parent Action on Drugs

I Introduction

Adolescent Stress and Coping: A Meta-analysis

Contents

I Introduction
II Article search
III Literature review
IV Adolescent coping strategies
V Method
VI Understanding the ecological framework
VII References

Positive Youth Development Workshop

Toronto, Ontario
March 22, 2014
 

This is a training event for those who work with youth in recreation, sport and health promotion settings.

This in-person Positive Youth Development  workshop will provide you with tools to engage and support all youth in your programs and community.

Alcohol, teens and road safety: Emerging research, programs and priorities

Contents

I Introduction
II Harms
III Awareness Building
IV Policy Implications
V Going Forward
VI References
VII Resources

-- Submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario and Jayne Morrish, MA, Research Coordinator, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute

Building Healthy Child Development: The Experiences of Parents in Peel – A study by the Peel Children and Youth Initiative (PCYI)

Contents

I Introduction
II Methods
III Key Findings: Preliminary Research Questions
IV Next Steps for the Research
V Other Research and Resources

Child and Adolescent Snow Sport Injuries: Lessons for SNOWSMART

Contents

I Introduction
II Youth and winter sports
III Why youth get hurt on ski hills
IV Risky behaviours
V Parental influence
VI Lessons learned for programming and prevention efforts
VII Conclusions and next steps
VIII References
IX Resources

--Submitted by Kathy Blair, Coordinator, Media Relations and Communications, Parachute

The Healthy Aboriginal Network - Knowledge Transfer Comic Books

The Healthy Aboriginal Network
Non-profit promotion of health, literacy & wellness

It's back to work and school for many of us this fall. Here is an update on HAN's health and social comic books:

Books in production
Our dog bite story has been focus group tested on-line nationally and with youth living on reserve in Alberta. The story revisions have been made and we are just finalizing the new illustrations. Expect the book to be released early January 2013.

Peer Volunteer Sexual Health Educators, Planned Parenthood Toronto

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline: August 23, 2012

Peer Volunteer Sexual Health Educators Wanted

Are you 18-29? Do you want to talk to youth about sexual health?

Become a peer volunteer with Planned Parenthood Toronto's Health Services!

POSITION TITLE
Peer-to-Peer Volunteer at PPT's Health Services

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