Youth Participatory Action Research for Substance Use Prevention: Part 4 of 4
Date: January 20th, 2021 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Description: Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) is a process designed to engage teens ages 14-18 as a researchers to learn about and address a health issue in their community. In sessions 2, 3, and 4, faculty and staff from Washington State University with experience implementing YPAR will walk through the 4-H YPAR curriculum including facilitation of sample activities. Practical considerations for using YPAR with youth including best practices, real-world examples, and how to use the YPAR approach for substance use prevention will be incorporated throughout. Session #4 will conclude with information on how to evaluate YPAR. Although live attendance is encouraged, all sessions will be recorded and distributed to those registered who cannot attend live.
Part 2 of 4: January 18th, 2022 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Curriculum Walkthrough
Part 3 of 4: January 19th, 2022 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Curriculum Walkthrough (Cont.)
Part 4 of 4: January 20th, 2022 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Curriculum Walkthrough (Cont.) & Evaluation
Speakers: Jennifer Fees; Melanie Greer; Elizabeth Weybright, PhD; Alison White, MEd (Washington State University)
Learn more and register here: https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtc-2qrD8rEtH-mMjyIwSFSyhspHNiydKU
* Please note: YPAR for Substance Use Prevention Training Series: Parts 2-4 will refer to a 4-H YPAR curriculum developed by researchers at Oregon State University. All DBHR grantees who plan to implement YPAR with youth in their communities in 2022 are eligible to receive a free copy of the curriculum. Members of the YPAR Community of Practice listserv will receive an email with more information on how to request a copy of the curriculum (see below for more).
Want to learn more about Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR)? Join the YPAR Community of Practice!
Faculty from Washington State University with experience facilitating YPAR with a focus on opioid misuse prevention will be hosting a YPAR Community of Practice for adult mentors interested in implementing YPAR with teens in their communities. This opportunity is available to all CPWI grantees with teen leadership groups and those interested in starting teen leadership groups in the future. By participating in the YPAR Community of Practice, you will receive a FREE copy of the YPAR curriculum, access to virtual YPAR training, and monthly technical assistance over the next year. If you are interested in learning more about YPAR and joining the YPAR Community of Practice, please follow this link to enter your contact information: https://wsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_elCjreRoc8lcRKK.