P.A.R.T.Y. Program Mission Statement
To promote injury prevention through vivid clinical reality, enabling youth to recognize risk, make informed choices and identify potential consequences about activities and behaviours.Goals and Objectives
1. To educate youth to recognize risks.
1.1 Identify potentially dangerous situations and behaviours through personal testimony, multi-media
presentation and active participation.
1.2 Expose youth to potential psychosocial, emotional and physical impacts that result from traumatic
injury, using vivid clinical reality.
1.3 Utilize social media platforms to reinforce and share injury prevention messaging, by offering
membership through a global community experience.
2. To increase youth awareness of personal responsibility for their choices.
2.1 Encourage youth to examine their attitudes, decisions and behaviours.
2.2 Provide opportunity for self-evaluation.
2.3 Recognize consequences of actions on self and others.
3. To increase youth knowledge of the consequences of injury on quality of life for the
individual, family, friends and community.
3.1 Encourage youth to think about potential loss of family, friends, independence, self-esteem and
control of their body, as a result of injury.
3.2 Understand the realities and differences between injury, catastrophic injury, recovery, permanent
disability and death.
3.3 Expose youth to a variety of disability issues related to living with disability within the home and
4. To empower youth to make informed, educated choices.
4.1 Present youth with positive messaging consistent with their core beliefs within a safe environment.
4.2 Provide youth with positive alternatives and strategies to encourage educated choices.
4.3 Encourage advocacy, peer role-modelling and embodiment of injury prevention messaging learned at
P.A.R.T.Y. Program through the use of student advisory committees, forums, peer mentoring and/or
recognition of resiliency factors.
5. To promote injury prevention initiatives.
5.1 Demonstrate P.A.R.T.Y. Programs active participation in the promotion of injury prevention initiatives
and partnerships at local, provincial, national and international level.
5.2 Continue injury prevention messaging beyond the P.A.R.T.Y. Program through peer education, youth
engagement and parent/guardian engagement strategies.
6. To contribute to a reduction in the incidence of risk-related trauma in youth.
6.1 Demonstrate a reduction of risk-related trauma for youth.
6.2 Provide opportunity for ongoing program evaluation and active research.
6.3 Follow-up with teachers and participants to continue the consistent messaging beyond the program.