Sexual health research for and with urban youth: The Toronto Teen Survey story

Flicker, Sarah; Travers, Robb; Flynn, Susan; Larkin, June; Guta, Adrian; Salehi, Roxana; Pole, Jason D.; Layne, Crystal
December 2010
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality;2010, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p133
Academic Journal
This article provides an overview of the development and implementation of the Toronto Teen Survey (TTS). The TTS was a partnership between Planned Parenthood Toronto and a network of academic researchers. The primary objective of the TTS was to assess the sexual health education needs and service access barriers among youth living in one of the most ethno-racially diverse cities in the world. The TTS used a community-based research approach that involved youth as full partners in the project.


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