18 record(s) found with the tag "psychology" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Planning for Community Health
Principal Investigator: Cliff, Amanda
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The objective of this study is to evaluate community health in the ISR in the context of planning initiatives. Health and well-being can be linked to both environmental and socio-economic factors as well as physiological factors. Examining differences in services and facilities between communities and any correlated differences in health may provide useful information about improving health and we...


Stages of Change Profiles in Adolescent Clinical Treatment
Principal Investigator: Pace, Elizabeth
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: This research intends to explore the readiness for change in an adolescent population seeking counseling in a clinical setting. Data collection in the Northwest Territories will be limited to one psychological private practice. Data collection will comm...


Foster Parent Training Needs Assessment in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Tynes, Deborah
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The researchers method of data collection is to interview foster parents, social workers, supervisors, management, the Yellowknife Foster Famiily Association, and the Department of Health & Social Services. The sampling size will be approximately 20 part...


A Sense of Place for the People of Ft. Smith, NT
Principal Investigator: Meredith, John
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The researcher will walk throughout the Town of Ft. Smith on foot. Citizens of the town will be requested to participate in an interview to determine their perceptions of their surroundings. Interviews will be video-taped (with the participants permission), or manually recorded. The target goal is to interview 50 persons, although a smaller sample will be sufficient as long as it represents a c...


Negative Self-Attribution of Adults in Mathematics: case studies of origin and function.
Principal Investigator: Labrentz, Arnold
Licenced Year(s): 2000 1998
Summary: This research project involves examining negative attitudes towards mathematics. Data collection will be by questionnaire and videotaped interview. A series of questionnaires will be given to a number of students to assess their level of math anxiety. Those identified as being math anxious will be asked to participate in a more in-depth interview. All participation is voluntary and all informatio...


Aboriginal Concepts of Power and Empowerment Models of Wellness
Principal Investigator: Hewitt, Cecily
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The objective is to develop a description of how 4 Inuvialuit women think of and experience power, powerlessness, control and empowerment in their lives as a result of their culture. Four Inuvialuit women will be invited to participate in a series of four interviews with the researcher during which they will be asked to reflect on and describe their experiences, meanings, stories and thoughts rega...


Factors That Motivate Inuit Tradesmen To Complete Trade Apprenticeships.
Principal Investigator: McCann, Doris
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: Four Inuit journeymen will participate in this research. An in depth interview will be conducted with each participant. It will be taped and transcribed. Thematic analysis of transcripts will follow. Supplementary interviews will be held to discuss specific details of the first interview. The final result of this research will be a descriptive profile of the factors that motivate Inuit tradesm...


Polar Psychology Project
Principal Investigator: Suedfeld, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: In its 5th phase of research, the Polar Psychology Project will involve interviewing and surveying scientists, students, and assistants working in the 2 circumpolar areas. The goal is to gain a better understanding of psychological and psychophysiological processes that affect people working on a time-limited basis in the 2 circumpolar areas, as well as to develop improved procedures for enhancin...


Ethnographic Study of the Psychological and Medical Impact of Modernization on Baffin Island Inuit
Principal Investigator: McElroy, Ann P.
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1992
Summary: The Researcher will conduct a four-week pilot project to assess the feasibility of a follow-up study of the impact of change and modernization over the last 26 years on Inuit families in Iqaluit. A comparison of Iqaluit in the 1990s with Iqaluit of the 1960s will be conducted utilizing participant-observation as well as formal and informal interviews....


Factors Influencing Change in Inuit Shamanic Dress
Principal Investigator: Caseburg, Debbie
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: The purpose of this study is to analyze the historical and contemporary factors that influence clothing and adornment used by Belcher Island shamans in the practice of their traditional beliefs. The objective is to identify temporal (time) variations and determine factors influencing changes in clothing style and decoration....


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