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Do you want to include youth as active stakeholders in your evaluations, but don’t know how?
Participatory evaluation calls for the inclusion of all stakeholders throughout the evaluation process. In addition to improving the quality of your evaluation, participatory evaluation provides young people with opportunities to develop and enhance new skills. We will review how The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s 11 Principles of Youth Engagement can inform participatory evaluation, with a particular emphasis on data collection.
The webinar will explore:
• Benefits of participatory evaluation with youth;
• Facilitators of a successful evaluation including youth; and
• Tools and techniques for use in participatory data collection including questionnaires, interviews, digital storytelling, PhotoVoice and Most Significant Change.
Following the webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Describe how the 11 Principles of youth engagement can inform participatory evaluation.
2. Understand the benefits of and facilitators to participatory data collection with youth.
3. Illustrate how to increase youth involvement in various data collection activities.
DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.
Presenters: Allison Meserve and Kristy Ste Marie
Meserve is a health promotion consultant focusing on program planning and
evaluation in health promotion capacity building services (HPCB) at Public
Health Ontario. Allison has held various roles in public health over the past
fifteen years, including program manager of a social marketing program
targeting youth and an internal evaluator for a large community based
organization. For the past six years, she has been providing evaluation,
research and ethics support to public health practitioners. HPCB provides
trainings, consultation services and comprehensive knowledge products on the
core competencies of public health including program planning, evaluation,
healthy public policies and by-laws, including alcohol policy, health
communication and other health promotion topics.
Kristy Ste Marie is an Ontario certified teacher with over 13 years’ experience
working with youth and young adults. Kristy also holds a certification in
Positive Youth Development from Queen’s University. As an educator Kristy
has a long-standing history of designing, delivering and evaluating programs
for both youth and adults. Kristy is currently the Acting Manager for the
Youth Advocacy Training Institute (YATI), a program of the Ontario Lung
Association. YATI supports youth and youth-serving organizations in
Ontario. They do so by providing exciting and interactive learning experiences
that equip youth, young adults, and adults working with youth with the
knowledge and skills necessary to prevent and reduce tobacco use, promote
health, and advocate for positive change in their communities through youth
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