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Dating violence intervention developed with LGBTQ2S+ youth for LGBTQ2S+ youth

Fostering healthy relationships among LGBTQ2S+ youth in British Columbia Gender-based violence disproportionately affects people who identify as LGBTQ2S+ and gender non-conforming individuals. Trend analyses of the province-wide BC Adolescent Health Survey tell us that lesbian, gay, or bisexual youth are three to six times more likely to experience dating violence than their straight peers. In […]

SARAVYC receives large grant for LGBTQ2S+ dating violence prevention research

SARAVYC receives large grant for LGBTQ2S+ dating violence prevention research

Resilience in spite of stigma Today is the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Gender-based violence disproportionately affects people who identify as LGBTQ2S+ and gender non-conforming individuals. Trend analyses of the province-wide BC Adolescent Health Survey tell us that lesbian, gay, or bisexual youth are three to six times more likely to experience […]

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Quantitative Research Assistant

The Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC) is a CIHR-funded team of researchers and community partners who seek to understand the influences of stigma on health disparities affecting vulnerable youth, such as LGBTQ2S+, sexually exploited, and street involved youth. SARAVYC is a research centre within UBC’s School of Nursing. The team is made up […]

Investigation of GSA effects using SLEPHI

SARAVYC has developed an innovative, award-winning method of studying site-level longitudinal effects of population health interventions (SLEPHI) that can be applied to site-level research in any field. Using the SLEPHI method, SARAVYC is evaluating recent and previous British Columbia Adolescent Health Surveys to explore the impact of GSAs (Gay Straight Alliances or Gender Sexuality Alliances). […]

Post-Doctoral Fellow

The School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus invites applications for a two-year term position, 0.75 FTE at the rank of Post-Doctoral Fellow. The position may be extended for an additional year by mutual consent. Salary will be $45,000 per year. The Stigma and Resilience among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC) is […]