McCreary Centre Society

Youth Health - Youth Research - Youth Engagement

McCreary Centre Society is a non-government not-for-profit committed to improving the health of BC youth through research, evaluation and community-based projects. Our vision is that all youth are supported to be healthy and connected.

Young Indigenous Research Team (YIRT) release an infographic for Raven's Children V

The YIRT are a group of young Indigenous researchers who have come together to work on projects that support Indigenous youth and improve their health and well-being. Their second project was to create an infographic poster to accompany the Raven’s Children V report. The infographic is available for download here.

Developing an index of adolescent deprivation for use in British Columbia

McCreary has published an article in the Child Indicators Research Journal on developing a measure that captures the experiences of deprivation among youth in BC. Inspired by a model successful used in the UK to measure material deprivation, the BC Youth Deprivation Index was developed ahead of the 2018 BC Adolescent Health Survey and collected results from over 38,000 BC youth. Click here to access the article.

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