Projects tagged with Youth
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Topics: Evaluation, Disease, Healthcare, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Social Media
In winter 2014, HPA and the Ministry of Health implemented a mass media campaign aimed at increasing awareness among parents and caregivers of at-risk children and young people about the causes and effects of rheumatic fever. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the campaign by assessing changes in rheumatic fever-...
Reviewing and analysing education services to NEETS (young people not in education, employment, or training)
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Social Services, Unemployment, Education & Training, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Youth
This research identifies the institutional, sector-wide and other factors that contribute to achievement by former NEETs (those younger learners not in employment, education or training) in Youth Guarantee fees-free places.
This report identifies the learning needs of secondary school students in a tertiary adult learning environment and highlights areas for attention when tertiary lecturers teach younger students.
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) undertakes the Sun Exposure Survey (SES) every three years. The purpose of this ongoing research is to collect consistent information on attitudes and behaviours towards sun exposure, to facilitate comparison with historical survey data, and to inform future decision making in the sun safety and...
Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal - Volume 2 Issue 2: August 2014 - Motivational Interviewing
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Employment & Labour, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Healthcare, Mental Health, Children, Prisoners, Youth, Communicating
Volume 2 Issue 2 of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal focuses on Motivational Interviewing and includes: Editorial - Nikki Reynolds, Chief Psychologist Motivational Interviewing: A useful skill for correctional staff? - Dr Eileen Britt...
Topics: Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Social Media
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) commissioned TNS to investigate advertisements with tobacco denormalisation and health consequence themes as part of the formative research for its new tobacco control campaign aimed at young adults. Advertisements with those themes were chosen for testing because they have been shown to be...
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Hazards, Healthcare, Pacific People, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Family connectedness describes the quality of connections within a family and is important for wellbeing in adolescence. It is a protective factor against risky behaviour. Substance use is a key risky behaviour that emerges in adolescence, with tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption of particular concern for Pacific youth....
3 Jul 2014
Youth Service is a new approach to working with vulnerable young people where MSD contracts a service provider to work actively and intensively with a young person Young people who access a main benefit are at extremely high risk of long term benefit dependency. Youth Service was established in August 2012 to...
2 Jul 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Not for profit, Social Services, Community Education, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Youth, Media & Communications
The Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship sought submissions from affected stakeholders, experts on advertising, sponsorship,...
with: Ministry of Education: MoE, Ministry for Pacific Peoples: MPP, Education Review Office: ERO, Careers New Zealand
The Pacific Adolescent Career Pathways project is, to date, the largest and only Pacific-specific longitudinal study designed to explore and address information gaps on the formative years of Pacific adolescent career planning. The project will follow a group of over 900 Pacific students from 27 secondary schools across New...
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