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Youth 13-19

Who is a Young Carer?

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--submitted by Reisha Lydia Fernandes, BSc, MPH Candidate, Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph

Have you heard of the term “young carer”? Chances are, you probably haven’t. Most people are not familiar with the term in Canada. But it isn’t just Canada; young carers are an invisible population worldwide and due to the lack of public awareness, their needs tend to go unrecognized.

So, let us start with the basics: What is a young carer?

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

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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

Adolescent Stress and Coping: A Meta-analysis

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

Submitted by Cameron Montgomery1,2, David Trumpower1, Angus McMurtry1, Shehzad Ghani1, Alix Daubney1, Eva Guerin 2 (1Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa; 2 Institut de recherche de l’Hôpital Montfort)

I Introduction

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

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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

I Introduction

Parachute’s Safe Kids Week 2013 Puts the Spotlight on Concussions

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I Introduction
II The research
III Key messages and tools
IV How communities can get involved
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Key resources

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

I Introduction: Parachute’s Safe Kids Week 2013

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

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

-submitted by Dr. Dana Wilson

I Introduction

Child and Adolescent Snow Sport Injuries: Lessons for SNOWSMART

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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

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