45 record(s) found with the tag "social services" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Resource Royalties Distribution and Community Development
Principal Investigator: Rodon, Thierry
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: This project will bridge this knowledge gap by achieving the following three objectives: 1) to make a list of various methods used by Aboriginal communities and organizations to distribute royalties and profit shares paid by resource companies; 2) to identify the characteristics of each modes of distributions and their positive and negative outcomes; and, 3) to identify the most sustainable pra...


Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence
Principal Investigator: Hampton, Mary
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Summary: This study will: 1. integrate several sources of data to create an action plan that maps the socio-spatial problem of intimate partner violence; 2. create narratives describing community response in rural and northern areas of the Prairie Provinces and the NWT; and, 3. generate a grounded theory as a practical tool to create and sustain non-violent communities in these regions of Canada. The...


Engaging Men and Boys in Reducing Violence Against Women and Girls
Principal Investigator: Irngaut, Katharine
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: For the Survey Component, Pauktuutit seeks to gather data that will guide the development of tools and resources that will engage Inuit men and boys and will reduce the levels of violence prevalent in Inuit communities. The survey will seek to gauge Inuit attitudes about gender roles, about different forms of violence, and the types of information and services that will resonate among Inuit. Inter...


Relationship-Based Child Protection Practice
Principal Investigator: Lake, Tasha
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective of this research project is to understand the significance, values and beliefs regarding relationships and relationship building in an Aboriginal community. The principal investigator wants to develop a potential process of how social workers working in Aboriginal communities might build these types of relationships with families and communities. Sample: Aboriginal social work st...


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...


THS-SOW Women's Barrier to Economic Development
Principal Investigator: Vittrekwa, Elizabeth H.L.C
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to complete a review of the local/regional economic factors for single mothers including documenting employment/economic choices; to complete a summary report of what employment, barriers and services are currently available for the target group of this program and what can be done with local programs/services to help single mothers such as counselling, ...


Subjective Well-Being and Canadian Social Work
Principal Investigator: Graham, John R.
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2008 2008 2007
Summary: This research follows a 2006–2009 Social Science and Humainities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Standard Research Grant (SRG) and a 2006-2007 SSHRC Northern Development Grant, in which the researchers piloted a quantitative instrument to measure Subjective Well Being (SWB) of practicing social workers in Alberta, Northwest Territories, and northwestern Ontario. This current research project bu...


Impact of Child Care on Inuvik Labour Market
Principal Investigator: Davison, Patricia B
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This research attempts to look at the impact of the level of child care on the labour force in Inuvik. The main issues that form the historical rationale for this research include: the lack of high quality accessible and safe choices for young children while parents/caregivers worked or took training, and the lack of support for families with young children. This research will be conducted thr...


Mapping the Social Economy in Northern Canada – 2008 Northwest Territories Project
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The purpose of this study is: to establish an initial list of social economy organizations in Northern Canada; to undertake a survey of these organizations to determine the characteristics of these organizations including locations, activities, size, employment, membership and structure; to determine the research needs of these organizations through a needs survey that will accompany the inventory...


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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