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Other Next Steps
Next Steps projects have also been carried out using the data from McCreary’s street involved youth survey, custody survey and with reports such as Moving Upstream. A ‘by youth for youth’ evaluation of the next Steps has also been conducted.
Youth in Custody
Voices from the Inside: Next Steps with Youth in Custody
The Next Steps is an interactive workshop series that gives youth the opportunity to respond to the results of McCreary’s youth health research. It was adapted to give youth in custody the opportunity to respond to the results of the McCreary Centre Society’s 2004 survey of BC youth in custody. The Next Steps gave youth in custody an opportunity to share their experiences; explore what supports would help them stay out of custody; and to make recommendations for change in the custody system. To order | Download (1,273 KB pdf)
Street involved and marginalized youth
Marginalized and street involved youth from across the province got the chance to comment on the 2006 McCreary study of homeless [see report Against the Odds] and inadequately housed young people.
Youth form 8 communities came together at the end of the workshops to create a report and made 3 films documenting the key youth health issues raised at the workshops.
AHS III Next Steps
The results of the 2003 Adolescent Health Survey were shared with 440 youth through 13 workshops.Youth’s top 4 health priorities were alcohol and drug use, mental health and suicide, racism and discrimination and sexual health.
The Next Steps: A Toolkit to Engage Youth in Community Action
The Next Steps is a workshop series that provides youth, along with supportive adults, an opportunity to: discuss the results of the 2003 BC Adolescent Health Survey; identify priority issues; and plan projects for improving the health of youth in their communities. The Next Steps Toolkit contains everything needed to put on a successful and fun Next Steps workshop. Read More.
Looking Back, Stepping Forward (report)
A youth driven evaluation of the Next Steps workshops that followed the 2003 Adolescent Health Survey has led to a number of changes in the way workshops are carried out, including offering additional support for youth to carry out the projects they identify as needed in their communities.Youth who had participated also reported that they would have liked to have received information from the Adolescent health Survey at a younger age.
Aboriginal Next Steps I
The Aboriginal Next Steps I (2001) workshop series included youth from Blueberry River, Nass valley, Smithers, Vanderhoof, Williams lake and Pavilion Band. The second ANS project was the award winning Aboriginal Next Steps II (2007-2009).