26 record(s) found with the tag "mental health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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ACCESS Open Minds: Youth mental health – Ulukhaktok
Principal Investigator: Malla, Ashok
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objective of this project are to transform mental health services for youth aged 11–25 in Ulukhaktok, and to evaluate the impact of these services. The research team will do this by culturally adapting and applying evidence-based strategies, training local staff to take ownership of and provide leadership for the project, and maximizing the collaboration and engagement of youth, family members...


RMHN: Preliminary evaluation of the Emergency Warming Centre for homeless persons with concurrent disorders in Inuvik
Principal Investigator: Young, Michael G
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2012
Summary: The overall aim of this project is to assess the effectiveness of the Emergency Warming Centre (EWC) in terms of improvements in the lives of homeless persons with concurrent disorders. Not only will the EWC provide shelter and food, it will offer onsite counseling and other services related to the improvement in the lives of its clients. Examples include, access to health services, referrals for ...


NWTIS and CFIS Data Study
Principal Investigator: Denning, Bryany
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: Research Objective(s): - To determine contributing factors to child maltreatment substantiation and out-of-home placement, among adult functioning, child functioning and poverty, in the 2003 Canadian Incidents Study (CIS) study; - To compare these findings with the current information captured in the Child and Family Services Information System (CFIS) database, and determine whether enough in...


Enhancing Youth-Focused, Evidence-Informed Treatment Practices through Cross-Sectoral Collaboration
Principal Investigator: Henderson, Joanna L
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The overall objectives of this national project are: 1) to provide training in the use of a youth screening tool for mental health and substance use concerns to service providers from agencies who have agreed to all use the same screening tool; 2) to understand the impact of training and project participation on service providers; and, 3) to better understand youth mental health and substance use ...


Repairing the Holes in the Net: Responding to the Mental Health Needs of Northern Homeless Women
Principal Investigator: Poole, Nancy
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The aim of this research is to involve decision makers in the mental health, housing and social sectors in improving the systemic response to northern women with mental health concerns who have unstable housing/are homeless, informed by research with women and service providers. The objectives are: 1) to gather the perspectives of northern women regarding the trajectory of their unstable housing/h...


Collaborative Research on Community Well-being
Principal Investigator: Luig, Thea
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: The goal of this project is to understand the conditions which enable people to overcome negative life events, to feel in control in changing life circumstances, and to have a sense of well-being as individuals and within their community. The following objectives are based on suggestions from the community and are expected to contribute to answering the research question: 1. the relationship betw...


Exploring Social Support, Sport Participation, and Rural Womens Health Using Photovoice
Principal Investigator: Mair, Heather L
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The purpose of this study is to: 1) explore roles that sport and recreation clubs play as community places for rural women; 2) examine the influence of curling and curling clubs on the social lives and health of rural women; 3) utilize Photovoice, a participatory qualitative research method, to work with rural women in photographing, documenting, and expressing their perspectives on their local cl...


Role Perceptions of Nurse Practitioners in Regard to Caring for Persons with Mental Illness
Principal Investigator: Austin, Wendy
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The goal of the proposed research is to understand how Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in Canada perceive their role when caring for individuals with mental illness or mental health problems. A theoretical model of therapeutic commitment, including the concepts of role support, role competency and therapeutic commitment will be tested. It is hypothesized that NPs with adequate support from consulting p...


Understanding the Self-perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Positive, Empowered, and Safer Sexuality among Young Women in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The objective of this study is to understand the factors that either help or prevent young women in the NWT from experiencing positive, empowered and safer sexuality. This is a qualitative study, which means that the researcher will gather words instead of numbers about the perceptions, thoughts, and experiences of young women in the NWT. The researcher will interview women who want to parti...


Negotiating Change: Community-based Mental Health and Addictions Practice in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Kronstal, Alana
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The purpose of this research is to document the experiences, perspectives and support needs of community mental health and addiction workers in the NWT. The researcher will gather data through interviews with GNWT mental health and addictions service providers in various communities. Paraprofessionals from all of the regional health authorities will be asked to volunteer to participate in the ...


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