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CYPT Youth Impact Survey Data Briefs

Waterloo Region, October, 2020 - The Children and Youth Planning Table (CYPT) in partnership with the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) at the University of Waterloo, UNICEF Canada, and the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) partnered to develop the prototype of a new child and youth well-being survey.  Aligned with the Canadian Index of Well-being (developed by UNICEF Canada), the “Youth Impact Survey” measures and monitors the well-being of children and youth.
 
In July of 2020, the survey was open and piloted for young people, aged 9-18 in Waterloo Region to respond to questions across nine focus areas of well-being that will be shared over ten briefs and provide feedback on the survey tool itself.  About 300 youth in Waterloo Region took the survey and we are pleased to announce that we are sharing more preliminary data.  This is the second release of the Data Briefs, this time, focusing on: physical health, learning, participating and play, which follow up the September release of data surrounding belonging and mental and emotional health.
 
We hope that this information is helpful to those working and supporting children and youth in our community.  The data can help inform the current state of well-being, and can be used in conjunction with additional data and/or as a conversation starter with young people to better understand their specific state of well-being. This release is the next step in sharing information from the Youth Impact Survey, and we look forward to sharing further information across the other focus areas, as well as disaggregated data.
 
CLICK HERE to review the Youth Impact Survey – Data Briefs
Please note: The accessible version of these briefs will be available soon.
 

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