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California Healthy Kids Survey. Ventura County Results Longitudinal Results 2005/06, 2007/08, 2009/10 Data Analysis by: Heidi Christensen, PhD Ventura County Office of Education. California Healthy Kids Survey Procedure.

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California healthy kids survey

California Healthy Kids Survey

Ventura County ResultsLongitudinal Results

2005/06, 2007/08, 2009/10

Data Analysis by:

Heidi Christensen, PhD

Ventura County Office of Education


California healthy kids survey procedure
California Healthy Kids Survey Procedure

  • The CHKS is administered to all 5th, 7th, 9th, and 11th grade students

  • Prior to 2005/06, “positive parental permission” was required for participation; some districts now use “passive consent” for secondary students.

  • Only districts receiving Title IV or TUPE funding are required to participate in the CHKS


California healthy kids survey changes since 2005 06
California Healthy Kids Survey Changes since 2005/06

  • Questions about prescription drug use were ADDED to the Core Module in 2007/08

  • Questions about nutrition, exercise, and asthma were REMOVED from the Core Module



Critical challenges for ventura county s youth
Critical Challenges for Ventura County’s Youth

Too many of our young people:

  • Are using alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and engaging in binge drinking

  • Are bullied, especially at school

  • Feel disconnected from school and their communities

    These challenges prevent our young people from reaching their potential to lead healthy and successful lives


Challenge a
Challenge A

Too many of our

children and youth are using alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and engaging in

“binge drinking.”


Challenge a why alcohol use matters
Challenge A – Why Alcohol use Matters

  • Early alcohol use leads to alcoholism

  • Alcohol permanently damages the developing brain

  • Binge drinking is both prevalent and dangerous

  • Underage drinking is a factor in nearly half of all teen car accidents


During your lifetime have you had one full drink of alcohol excludes for religious purposes
During your lifetime, have you had one full drink of alcohol?(excludes for religious purposes)


In the past 30 days have you had at least one drink of alcohol
In the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of alcohol?

Includes “Yes, one or two sips,” and “Yes, a full glass”

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During the past 30 days have you had 5 or more drinks of alcohol in a row within a couple of hours
During the past 30 days, have you had 5 or more drinks of alcohol in a row(within a couple of hours)?


During your life, have you driven a car when you had been drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking?

Question not asked

7th graders are asked: “In your lifetime, have you ridden in a car driven by someone who had been drinking alcohol?”


Why alcohol use matters
Why Alcohol Use Matters . . . drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking?

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Challenge a why smoking matters
Challenge A- drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking? Why Smoking Matters

  • Youth who smoke are significantly more likely than non-smokers to:

    • Engage in alcohol and other drug use

    • Be involved in violence and gang membership

    • Experience school-related problems and disengagement

      (Austin, McCarthy, Slade, Bailey, 2007)

  • Half the people who smoke today will eventually be killed by tobacco

    (World Health Organization)


During your lifetime have you smoked a whole cigarette
During your lifetime, have you smoked a whole cigarette? drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking?


In the past 30 days have you smoked a cigarette
In the past 30 days, have you smoked a cigarette? drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking?

According to WHO statistics, of the 2,168 7th, 9th, and 11th grade smokers in Ventura County, 1,085 will eventually die from a tobacco-related illness

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Challenge a marijuana
Challenge A – Marijuana drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking?

  • Marijuana use among young people in Ventura County is above the state average at the 9th and 11th grade levels


In your lifetime have you ever used marijuana
In your lifetime, have you ever used marijuana? drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking?


In the past 30 days have you used marijuana
In the past 30 days, have you used marijuana? drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking?

Question not asked


Lifetime prescription drug use 2008 2010 without a doctor s prescription
Lifetime Prescription Drug Use 2008 & 2010 drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking? (without a doctor’s prescription)

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Why marijuana use matters
Why Marijuana Use Matters . . . drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking?

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Challenge b bullying
Challenge B - Bullying drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking?

Too many of our

children and youth are bullied at

school, in the neighborhood,

and in cyber-space.


Challenge b why bullying matters
Challenge B – drinking alcohol or ridden in a car driven by a friend who had been drinking? Why Bullying Matters

  • Bullying harms everyone

    • Victims

    • Bystanders

    • Bullies

  • Bullying erodes students’ ability to learn

  • Studies show a link between bullying and later delinquent and criminal behavior


In the past 12 months, have you been pushed, shoved, slapped, hit, or kicked by someone at school who wasn’t just kidding around?

“Most,” ”All”, or “Some of the time”

5th graders are asked: “Do other kids hit or push you at school when they are not just playing around?”


Physical bullying by gender and ethnicity 2008
Physical Bullying by Gender and Ethnicity (2008) slapped, hit, or kicked by someone at school who wasn’t just kidding around?

5th graders are asked: “Do other kids hit or push you at school when they are not just playing around?”

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How safe do you feel when you are at school
How Safe Do You Feel When You Are at School? or gestures made to you at school?

“Very Safe” and “Safe” Responses*

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Fifth grade students are asked, “Do you feel safe at school?” Responses indicated include “All of the time” and “Most of the time” responses.


Challenge c
Challenge C or gestures made to you at school?

Too many of our

children and youth feel disconnected from

school and their community.


Youth asset development how it matters
Youth Asset Development - or gestures made to you at school?How it Matters

  • Children and youth with more assets are more likely to:

    • Get better grades in school

    • Develop positive work behaviors

    • Be responsible for self and others

    • Set and achieve goals

    • Believe they have a future


Youth asset development how it matters1
Youth Asset Development - or gestures made to you at school?How it Matters

  • Children and youth with more assets are less likely to:

    • Be involved in risk behaviors such as smoking, drinking, and drug use

    • Contribute to violent or destructive behaviors

    • Give up on themselves and drop out of life


Resiliency school connectedness
Resiliency: or gestures made to you at school?School Connectedness

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Resiliency caring relationships with adults in school
Resiliency: or gestures made to you at school?Caring Relationships with Adults in School

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Caring relationships with adults in school by gender and ethnicity 2010
Caring Relationships with Adults in School by Gender and Ethnicity (2010)

5th Grade data is from 2008

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Resiliency high expectations from adults in school
Resiliency: Ethnicity (2010)High Expectations from Adults in School

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High expectations from adults at school by gender and ethnicity 2010
High Expectations from Adults at School by Gender and Ethnicity (2010)

5th Grade data is from 2008

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Resiliency meaningful participation in school
Resiliency: Ethnicity (2010)Meaningful Participation in School

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Meaningful participation in school by gender and ethnicity 2010
Meaningful Participation in School Ethnicity (2010)by Gender and Ethnicity (2010)

5th Grade data is from 2008

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Why Connectedness Matters: Ethnicity (2010)During the past 12 months, did you ever feel so sad or hopeless for 2 or more weeks that you stopped doing some of your usual activities?


Why connectedness matters caring relationships at school and binge drinking 2010
Why Connectedness Matters: Ethnicity (2010)Caring Relationships at School and Binge Drinking (2010)


What we can do
What We Can Do… Ethnicity (2010)

  • Form strong, positive relationships with young people

  • Build assets in our youth through small acts of caring

  • Foster a sense of connection to the community


Resources
Resources Ethnicity (2010)

  • Creating Asset Rich Environments for Children and Youth – A Call to Action

    • Download document: www.vcoe.org, bottom left corner of main page

  • Join the Ventura County CAREs listserve

    • Send email to:

      [email protected]


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