9A – Interviewing Young People

Interviewing Young People
Presentation & Discussion: Survey Methodology
9A - Field

3:15pm-4:30pm on Tuesday, 5/22/2018

Rick Garvey, RAND Survey Research Group

Session Focus
Surveys in youth and young adult populations can be challenging. Survey Research Centers often times turn to new and innovative ways to recruit and maintain these populations. The successes and challenges of recruitment, tracking and various modes are explained in these presentations.

  • Down on the Boulevard They Take it Hard. Surveying Homeless Youth about Tobacco Use on the Streets and Beaches of Los Angeles - Rick Garvey, RAND Survey Research Group; Fred Mills, RAND Survey Research Group
  • Recruitment Efforts for High School Teens of Color - Nella Coleman, NORC at the University of Chicago; Vince Welch, NORC at the University of Chicago
  • Lessons Learned from Administering an On-Line Version of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey in Eight Massachusetts School Districts - Mihaly Imre, JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc
  • Data Collection Innovation and Project Management Challenges in a Multi-Mode Project with Young Adults - Mark Miazga, University of Minnesota