Teenage Men and Unintended Pregnancy: An Educational Resource

Lead Research Organisation: Queen's University of Belfast
Department Name: Sch of Nursing and Midwifery

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Hyde A (2016) The role of knowledge in the contraceptive behaviour of sexually active young people in state care. in Sexual & reproductive healthcare : official journal of the Swedish Association of Midwives

 
Title If I Were Jack IVD Ireland 
Description If I Were Jack Interactive Video Drama Republic of Ireland Version 
Type Of Art Film/Video/Animation 
Year Produced 2013 
Impact This was incorporated into the Intervention If I were Jack (Ireland version).The intervention was rolled out by the Dept. of Education and Skills in Ireland into secondary schools as part of RSE education. 
 
Title If I Were Jack IVD Northern Ireland 
Description If I Were Jack Interactive Video Drama Northern Ireland 
Type Of Art Film/Video/Animation 
Year Produced 2013 
Impact This Interactive video drama has been integrated into the educational resource which is being delivered through the national curriculum in Ireland. A Northern Ireland version is being used in an NIHR funded randomised controlled trial study of the educational resource in Northern Ireland. 
URL http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/IfIWereJack/
 
Title If I Were Jack Promotional Videos 
Description Three promotional videos with health and educational experts describing the value of the If I Were Jack resource. The videos were developed for posting on the if I Were Jack website. 
Type Of Art Film/Video/Animation 
Year Produced 2013 
Impact This video with stakeholders has helped mobilise the resource into schools . The video has increased the acceptability of the resource because it demonstrates the commitment of our statutory stakeholders to this resource. 
URL http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/IfIWereJack/
 
Description At the end of the project we report the following outputs, all of which have been uploaded to the ESRC outputs website:
Resource Materials
1. Two versions of an educational resource about teenage men and unintended pregnancy grounded in the current evidence base on sexual health interventions, developed in partnership with key stakeholders, and suitable for use within the RSE curricula of Northern Ireland and Ireland.
2. A dedicated website for the resource. Information is targeted to users (see www.qub.ac.uk/IfIWereJack).
3. Three promotional videos providing information about the resource aimed at end users.
4. Hard copies of the resource materials (booklets and DVDs) which will be used for evaluation and/or for roll-out of the resource in schools.
5. An evaluation research protocol for assessing the efficacy and cost effectiveness of the educational resource which we will use to apply for funding for further evaluation research.
Exploitation Route 1. Two versions of an educational resource about teenage men and unintended pregnancy grounded in the current evidence base on sexual health interventions, developed in partnership with key stakeholders, and suitable for use within the RSE curricula of Northern Ireland and Ireland.
2. A dedicated website for the resource. Information is targeted to users (see www.qub.ac.uk/IfIWereJack).
3. Three promotional videos providing information about the resource aimed at end users.
4. Hard copies of the resource materials (booklets and DVDs) which will be used for evaluation and/or for roll-out of the resource in schools.
5. An evaluation research protocol for assessing the efficacy and cost effectiveness of the educational resource which we will use to apply for funding for further evaluation research.
Sectors Education,Healthcare

 
Description This has led to the development of a new component of the educational curriculum in Ireland and Northern Ireland. In Ireland the curriculum we produced is being rolled out nationally to schools through the Department of Education and Science. In NI the curriculum is being delivered in a select number of school sand is being tested for effectiveness in an RCT study funded by the NIHR.
First Year Of Impact 2012
Sector Education,Healthcare
Impact Types Societal

 
Description Cross-border implementation of health initiatives
Geographic Reach Asia 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://www.policyforumforni.co.uk/forums/index.php?fid=policy_forum_for_northern_ireland
 
Description Implementation of a culturally adapted educational resource in South Australia
Geographic Reach Australia 
Policy Influence Type Implementation circular/rapid advice/letter to e.g. Ministry of Health
Impact Educating young people about avoiding an unintended pregnancy during their teenage years -- thereby preparing them to complete education.
URL http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofNursingandMidwifery/Research/ResearchImpact/IfIWereJack/
 
Description Implementation of educational resource in national curriculum of second level schools in Ireland
Geographic Reach Asia 
Policy Influence Type Implementation circular/rapid advice/letter to e.g. Ministry of Health
Impact Evaluation of the impact of the resource on knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of young people in relation to avoiding an unintended pregnancy is underway.
URL http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofNursingandMidwifery/Research/ResearchImpact/IfIWereJack/
 
Description Increasing boys' and girls' intention to avoid teenage pregnancy: feasibility trial of an interactive video drama based intervention in post-primary schools in Northern Ireland
Amount £300,172 (GBP)
Funding ID NIHR PHR 12/153/26 
Organisation National Institute for Health Research 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 05/2014 
End 05/2016
 
Description Investigating the Influences of Social Context and Structure on Young People's Parenting Experiences
Amount $650,000 (CAD)
Organisation Canadian Institutes of Health Research 
Sector Public
Country Canada
Start 06/2013 
End 06/2016
 
Description Masculinities and Men's Depression and Suicide Network (MD&S-Net)
Amount $3,000,000 (CAD)
Organisation Movember Foundation Canada 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country Canada
Start 12/2013 
End 12/2016
 
Description NIHR Public Health Research Call
Amount £1,734,948 (GBP)
Funding ID NIHR PHR 15/181/01 
Organisation National Institute for Health Research 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2017 
End 12/2020
 
Description Peter Wall Centre for Advanced Studies International Research Colloquium, UBC
Amount $2,717 (CAD)
Organisation University of British Columbia 
Department Peter Wall Institute of Advanced Studies
Sector Academic/University
Country Canada
Start 04/2015 
End 05/2015
 
Description Phind
Amount £150,000 (GBP)
Funding ID MR/R014450/1 
Organisation Medical Research Council (MRC) 
Sector Academic/University
Country United Kingdom
Start 04/2018 
End 09/2020
 
Description What Young Men Need in Relationship and Sexuality Education: An Evaluation of a Targeted Intervention
Amount £69,000 (GBP)
Organisation Crisis Pregnancy Programme 
Sector Public
Country Ireland
Start 10/2014 
End 10/2017
 
Description British Columbia Schools replicates educational resource - marijuana usage 
Organisation University of British Columbia
Country Canada 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution The team at UBC developed an educational resource which replicated the If I were Jack educational resource produced as a result of this ESRC grant. The UBC group, resource was applied to young people and marijuana usage, while our resource was related to young men and unintended pregnancy.
Collaborator Contribution The UBC partners invited us on as consultants to the project, and produced the resource entitled Cycles -- based on our materials.
Impact Outputs: A new educational resource entitled Cycles which is being delivered into all high-schools in British Columbia through the Vancouver School Board which replicates the resource we developed entitled If I were Jack as funded under this award.http://www.cyclesfilm.com/ Collaboration is multi-disciplinary: Nursing, Sociology and Film-making Lohan, M., Aventin, Á., O'Halloran, P. and Henderson, M. (2014) Design and Development of a Film-based Intervention about Teenage Men and Unintended Pregnancy: Applying the Medical Research Council Framework in Practice. Evaluation and Program Planning. In press
Start Year 2012
 
Description Schools in South Australia adopt ESRC funded resource 
Organisation Flinders University
Country Australia 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Working alongside our research collaborators in Flinders university, we have developed a partnership with SHINE, the primary provider of RSE education to state schools in South Australia (SA). Currently 117 (86%) of State schools in SA have taken up the Australian version of the resource 'If I were Ben' . If I were Ben is a culturally adapted version of our resource 'If I were Jack' Johnson, B (2012) They need to know. A report on teachers' use of the South Australian Relationships and Sexual Health Curriculum. University of South Australia http://www.shinesa.org.au/go/workforce-development/teachers
Collaborator Contribution Our partners in Flinders university initially developed an interactive video entitled If I were Ben as a research tool for empirical research. We were inspired to do the same and produced a similar interactive video drama for research entitled If I were Jack. On receipt of the ESRC grant we transformed this methodological tool into an educational resource Our partners in Flinders then also copied our approach and developed it as an educational resource. Jointly working with Shine, they are now achieving distribution of this resource into school -- as noted above
Impact An educational resource based on our ESRC funded resource is being delivered into schools in South Australia as part of sex education curriculum.
Start Year 2013
 
Description Schools in South Australia adopt ESRC funded resource 
Organisation University of Edinburgh
Department Scottish HPV Investigators Network (SHINe)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Working alongside our research collaborators in Flinders university, we have developed a partnership with SHINE, the primary provider of RSE education to state schools in South Australia (SA). Currently 117 (86%) of State schools in SA have taken up the Australian version of the resource 'If I were Ben' . If I were Ben is a culturally adapted version of our resource 'If I were Jack' Johnson, B (2012) They need to know. A report on teachers' use of the South Australian Relationships and Sexual Health Curriculum. University of South Australia http://www.shinesa.org.au/go/workforce-development/teachers
Collaborator Contribution Our partners in Flinders university initially developed an interactive video entitled If I were Ben as a research tool for empirical research. We were inspired to do the same and produced a similar interactive video drama for research entitled If I were Jack. On receipt of the ESRC grant we transformed this methodological tool into an educational resource Our partners in Flinders then also copied our approach and developed it as an educational resource. Jointly working with Shine, they are now achieving distribution of this resource into school -- as noted above
Impact An educational resource based on our ESRC funded resource is being delivered into schools in South Australia as part of sex education curriculum.
Start Year 2013
 
Description Addressing Teenage Men and Unintended Pregnancy: A new educational resource 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/parliamentarians
Results and Impact Invited Presentation to Senior Management Team of The National Campaign for Unplanned Pregnancy, (US).

Invited to give a further talk to the US Department of Health Office of Adolescent Health
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Advancing gender equality in reproductive health, the case of teenage pregnancy : what's men got to do with it? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Lohan, M. & Aventin, ?. Advancing gender equality in reproductive health, the case of teenage pregnancy: What's men got to do with it? The Irish Forum for Global Health and Medsin International Women's Day Dialogue, Queen's University Belfast, 6th March 2013.

A student approached me to apply for a PhD study in this area
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/IfIWereJack/Publications/
 
Description CBC Media Interview 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact If I were Jack: Preventing Teen Pregnancies. Media Interview with Chris Walker of the Canadian Broadcasting Company, 11th April 2013.

Interview: http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/British+Columbia/ID/2375729953/
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/British+Columbia/ID/2375729953/
 
Description Designing and developing interventions from research 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact A workshop to staff at School of Nursing and Midwifery University of British Columbia (with web-based connections to other campuses)

Invited on as consultant to advise on development of intervention for men and smoking cesation
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Developing Cross-border health promotion interventions 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Policy Forum for Northern Ireland Keynote Seminar: Implementing 'Transforming Your Care' - innovation, efficiency and cross-border collaboratio Delegates will be presented with an overview of how the research team developed an intervention through the ESRC grant which is being implemented across two countries/jurisdictions.

Delegates will be presented with an overview of how the research team developed an intervention through the ESRC grant which is being implemented across two countries/jurisdictions.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://www.policyforumforni.co.uk/forums/showpublications.php?pid=700
 
Description Engagement of schools in research 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact The talk entitled "The Jack Feasibility Trial: Giving schools a voice in resource development and trial design" sparked questions and interest especially from school teachers who might be interested in using the resource.


The research team received positive feedback for teachers and further inquiries about when the resource might be more available after the trial.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/ResearchEnterprise/ResearchDevelopment/TrainingandEvents/UpcomingE...
 
Description Faculty of Medicine UBC Lecture 4th April 2013 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact Teenage Men and Unintended pregnancy: From research to interventions. Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 4th April 2013

None
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description How to reduce teenage pregnancy in Northern Ireland? : a movie-based educational approach 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Policymakers/Parliamentarians
Results and Impact Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series Northern Ireland Assembly, Stormont, November 15th 2012 Knowledge Exchange Seminar with briefing paper

Knowledge Exchange Seminar with briefing paper
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description How to reduce teenage pregnancy in Northern Ireland? : a movie-based educational approach 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Workshop at Northern Ireland Regional Sexual Health Conference, Mosley Mill, Glengormley, 14th November 2012

Helped to win practitioner support for new intervention to address teenage men and pregnancy.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description If I Were Jack: The Use if Drama in Men's Health Promotion. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Lohan, M. If I Were Jack: The Use if Drama in Men's Health Promotion. Media Interview on Radio Failte's Seachtain Shláinte na bhFear, 20th June 2013.


Radio Interview with Radio Failte (a Northern Ireland Irish Langiage station) about the If I Were Jack Resource in Irish - part of men's health week programme

Radio Interview with Radio Failte (a Northern Ireland Irish Langiage station) about the If I Were Jack Resource in Irish - part of men's health week programme
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description If I Were Jack: The Use of Drama in Men's Health Promotion. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Media Interview on Irish Language Radio Station Radio F_ilte as part of Men's Health Week. Podcast available from http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/IfIWereJack/Podcasts/

Podcast available from http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/IfIWereJack/Podcasts/
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/IfIWereJack/Podcasts/
 
Description If I were Jack? : adolescent men and unintended pregnancy : an empirical study and educational intervention 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Invited Seminar, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver June 21st 2012

After my talk a research group at University of British Columbia led by Professor Joy Johnson replicated our resource to produce an educational resource for young people relating to marijuana usage entitled Cycles
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.cyclesfilm.com/
 
Description If I were jack: Evaluating a new intervention to address teenage pregnancy in schools 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Seminar to Relationship and Sexuality Education Teachers This is a seminar to raise awareness among RSE teachers about the educational resource we developed though the ESRC grant and to invite them to become involved in the evaluation of the intervention in schools by participating in a cluster randomised control trial.

This is a seminar to raise awareness among RSE teachers about the educational resource we developed though the ESRC grant and to invite them to become involved in the evaluation of the intervention in schools by participating in a cluster randomised contr
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Imagine Being Jack: The Use of Drama In Men's Health Promotion. 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Workshop at Men's Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) Conference: Policy to Practice - Profiling the Impact of Ireland's National Men's Health Policy, 13th June 2013.

Obtained inquires about using drama in health promotion
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Reducing unintended teenage pregnancy : a movie-based educational approach 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Poster (Viper) presentation at Royal College of Nursing Conference, Belfast 19-22nd March 2013

Asked to speak to a wider health policy audience in Northern Ireland
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Study Newsletter 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact First issue of the If I were Jack newsletter.



Newsletter regarding the launch of the project in May 2012.

A research group at University of British Columbia got in touch to replicate our intervention (educational resource) and apply it to a fathers and smoking cessation project
PI: Prof Joan Bottorff Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Illness, University of British Columbia, Kelowna.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
URL http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/media/Media,301332,en.pdf
 
Description Teenage men and unintended pregnancy : an educational resource 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Making Sense of Young People's Sexuality Conference and Workshops, ESRC Festival of Social Science, Belfast, 6th November 2012.

Engaged with school teachers
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description The Design and Development of an Innovative Intervention to address Teenage Men and Unintended Pregnancy 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Policymakers/parliamentarians
Results and Impact Invited seminar to the Management Board of The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW • Suite 200 • Washington, DC 20036
This is the foremost policy advisory group on teenage pregnancy in the US and they have invited us to offer a seminar on the intervention we produced as a result of our ESRC grant

This is the foremost policy advisory group on teenage pregnancy in the US and they have invited us to offer a seminar on the intervention we produced as a result of our ESRC grant
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://thenationalcampaign.org/
 
Description The impact of nursing research in school health promotion : the case of adolescent men and unintended pregnancy 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Participants in your research or patient groups
Results and Impact Poster Discussion Group at International Collaboration for Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR): Transforming Community Health: The impact of Nursing Research 13th March 2013, Edinburgh

Section not completed
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Using Interactive video to engage young men in awareness about their health and well-being 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other academic audiences (collaborators, peers etc.)
Results and Impact This is a Pecha Kucha talk that I will present at an international men's health conference. Pecha Kucha talks are delivered in the form of 5 slides (image or concise text) which you narrate for 1 minute per slide to a strict total of 5 minutes.

The title of the conference is Men, Health & Wellbeing: Critical insights conference, 7 - 8th July 2014

I was invited to submit a paper to International Journal of Men's health
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
URL http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/IfIWereJack/Publications/