11 record(s) found with the tag "needs assessment" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Social Work Supervision: Emerging Needs
Principal Investigator: Schmidt, Glen G
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The objectives are to develop a profile of the requirements of social work supervisors in western Canada and to better assess training and education needs. Advertisement and snowball sampling will be used for recruitment. Supervisors will be asked to complete a survey questionnaire and they will be asked to select a typical week of work and complete an activity log. In the activity log differen...


Improving NWT Community Response to Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls
Principal Investigator: Cooke, Lani
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The objectives of this two year project are to understand the needs of Northwest Territories (NWT) women who have experienced sexual assaults; to develop a protocol among NWT service providers to better respond to sexual violence against women; and, to develop an NWT pilot project that provides services, possibly located at two shelters, incorporating the knowledge of northern women, service provi...


Community Development Learning Needs: Assessment of the Public Health Workforce in Canada's North
Principal Investigator: Bell, Marnie
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: Project Goal: Health and social service providers in the North will have access to a learning resource that will help them to support communities to find their own ways to promote wellness and healthy living. Objectives: To identify community development needs, preferences for ongoing learning and expectations for support from employers; to assess levels of competency and perform a gap analysi...


Needs Assessment of Women with Disabilities in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Christophers, Sandy
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The NWT Council for Disabled Persons will contact NWT Women's Groups and community representatives to develop contact lists for women with disabilities. In addition, the Council will develop and distribute a survey that helps to identify issues and concerns for women with disabilities. These issues will be summarized and recommendations will be made in light of these issues....


Needs and Services Assessment for Disabled Persons in Fort Smith
Principal Investigator: Newton, Joy
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The survey will determine how many people require the services of a Community Liaison Officer, identify the various disabilities, and document the number of young disabled adults coming into the work force in the next 5-10 years. Depending on the outcome of the study, we will access federal funding to create a Community Liaison Officer position for the community of Fort Smith....


Bowhead Cultural and Dietary Needs Assessment
Principal Investigator: Freeman, Milton M.R.
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The researchers will attempt to discover the views of people in regard to the hunt. They will attempt to determine why it is significant to the people of Aklavik in particular, and to the Inuvialuit people generally. This information will be elicited through the use of interviews and household surveys as well as through discussion and a questionnaire administered to school students....


A Proposal to Study Mechanisms for the Devolution of Power from the Territorial Government to the Dene Communities of the NWT
Principal Investigator: Sprecher, Dawn
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: The Researcher will conduct informal discussions and interviews with people in all levels of government specifically Native involvement at the Territorial and Community level. The interviews will discuss methods that would best serve each community's need for self government....


A Survey of Local Perceptions of Community Development Needs and Supports
Principal Investigator: Tourangeau, Isodore
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: Mr. Tourangeau will be interviewing a residents about their views of community development. Each interview will consist of about 50 questions to find out what community needs are and what is being done about them. This information will be returned to the community councils for their use. The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs will use the work to improve their programs that relate to...


Review of demography and its implications for social and economic policy
Principal Investigator: Irwin, Colin
Licenced Year(s): 1988 1987
Summary: to describe present life style of Inuit in Chesterfield and Rankin Inlets; to determine future needs as stated by Inuit for preferred settlement size, employment opportunities, hunting and fishing support, cultural and language development, and meaningful life for the young...


A Family Centered Maternity Care Project
Principal Investigator: Paulette, Lesley
Licenced Year(s): 1987
Summary: Phase 1 - to provide to the membership of the Native Women's Association an overview of the current status of maternity care in the NWT, including a preliminary needs assessment based on interviews with native women elders and various health care providers. Areas for further research will be identified as well as proposals for subsequent initiatives to promote maternal and infant health and famil...


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