Incorporating youth-led community participatory research into school health center programs and policies.

@article{Soleimanpour2008IncorporatingYC,
  title={Incorporating youth-led community participatory research into school health center programs and policies.},
  author={Samira Soleimanpour and Claire D Brindis and Sara Peterson Geierstanger and Spenta Kandawalla and Tamar Kurlaender},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={123 6},
  pages={709-16}
}
Training adolescents as student researchers is a strategy that can improve the delivery of care at school-based health centers (SBHCs) and significantly shift school health policies impacting students. From 2003 to 2006, the University of California, San Francisco, in partnership with Youth In Focus, implemented a participatory student research project to enhance the existing evaluation of the Alameda County SBHC Coalition and its participating clinic members, and to help develop and implement… CONTINUE READING

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