46 record(s) found with the tag "social services" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Therapists' Professional and Personal Perspectives on Professional Practice in a Small Remote Community
Principal Investigator: Charlebois, Julie
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: This research will investigate mental health therapists' perspectives on working and living in a small remote community. It will involve interviews with three therapists living in the same geographic area. The interview questions will be related to per...


2003 Traditional Knowledge and Socio-Economic Studies in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: This project is a continuation of socio-economic and traditional knowledge studies in the Inuvialuit Settlement Area, which were initiated in 2002 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The primary focus of the soc...


The experience of wellness/being healthy/feeling good in the Inuit Community of Paulatuk, NWT
Principal Investigator: Heffel Ponting, Heffel Ponting
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: A qualitative design has been selected to obtain descriptions of Inuit culture. The people of Paulatuk have also expressed a desire to present data in their own words. Grounded theory method will be used for this research. Within this method, as data are...


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...


Youth in Transition Survey
Principal Investigator: Auchterlonie, Sandy
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: This project will help to provide an understanding of 1) the transitions youth in the NWT face; 2) the difficulties that sometimes go along with transitions; 3) what helps transitions go smoothly; and 4) the programs, services and other resources youth n...


2002 Socio-Economic Studies in the Deh Cho Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary:No summary information is available for this licence.


Birth Weights of Native Canadians-Rates and Consequences
Principal Investigator: Willows, Noreen
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) of Health Canada, in collaboration with Katherine Gray-Donald (School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University) is sponsoring a research investigation to understand the prevalence of high and low infant birth weight and associated health complications in aboriginal communities across Canada. The goal of this research is to facilitate progra...


Child Welfare Service Delivery As Experienced By Front Line Workers In Isolated Northern Communities.
Principal Investigator: Hoey, Shawn
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The research team will recruit participants for the study from among the child protection workers employed by the Inuvik Regional Health and Social Services Board. Participants will be recruited only from communities with a population less than 1500. Participation in the study is voluntary, and all participants will sign a consent form. The study will employ semi-structured qualitative interview...


An examination of an organizational experiment to integrate child and family services, education and health programs in rural, aboriginal communities in the NWT.
Principal Investigator: Martin, Jim L
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The proposed qualitative social science research project will be confined to personal, or telephone, interviews with a selected group of approximately 30 people associated with the Dogrib Community Services Board. A focused interview method will be used that will allow for a broad exploration of issues related to the development and implementation of the Dogrib Community Services Board's organiza...


Self-Empowered Community Teams
Principal Investigator: Scott, Ray
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: The research project will be carried out in four phases. Phase I will be a review of current literature regarding indicators of successful teams, stages of development in SECT and means by which organizations can support SECTs. Phase II will be to devise a questionnaire for participants to complete. The questionnaire will be given to groups of people and will rate present quality of work life. The...


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