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A Media-Based School Intervention to Reduce Sexual Orientation Prejudice and Its Relationship to Discrimination, Bullying, and the Mental Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents in Western Canada: A Population-Based Evaluation
Abstract School interventions to address sexual orientation discrimination can be important tools for fostering inclusive school climate, and improving student wellbeing. In this study, we empirically evaluated a film-based intervention, Out in Schools, designed to reduce sexual orientation prejudice and foster inclusive school attitudes. Our evaluation mapped data about Out in Schools presentations onto student […]
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We were very pleased to introduce our wonderful team to the gracious President of UBC, Dr. Santa Ono during his visit to our Centre!
We are very pleased to announce that SARAVYC has received a 2018 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research/BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Reach award! This highly competitive program provides funding to support the dissemination of evidence to inform and improve further research, practice and policy-making activities. SARAVYC will use this funding to collaborate with Options for […]
Ten-Year Trends in Physical Dating Violence Victimization Among Adolescent Boys and Girls in British Columbia, Canada
Abstract Physical dating violence (PDV) victimization among adolescents is a serious global problem. Although knowledge of trends in PDV victimization can help guide programming and health policies, little research has examined whether the prevalence of PDV victimization has increased, decreased, or remained stable over time among non-U.S.-based samples of youth. In addition, few studies have […]
Abstract In this study, we examine how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth, who tend to experience greater feelings of isolation and discrimination than heterosexual youth, find and become integrated into supportive activities and resources. As part of a larger study on supportive lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth environments, 66 go-along […]
The University of British Columbia’s School of Nursing (Vancouver, Canada) is seeking to contract a Community Organizer and Knowledge Translator for our upcoming research project on South Asian LGBTQ2S youth in British Columbia. The Stigma and Resilience among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC) is a team of researchers and community partners advancing research to improve the […]