22 record(s) found with the tag "social support" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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A Single Step Begins the Journey: Supporting Women Who Are Homeless Through Transition
Principal Investigator: Hache, Arlene J
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The change goal of the Centre for Northern Families is to create an organizational culture that attracts qualified staff and builds their capacity to offer a quality, consistent service for shelter residents. This Organizational Leadership Project (OLP) and action inquiry process examines the question: How can the Centre for Northern Families effectively support women to transition from the emerge...


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...


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 ...


Youth-Led Adaptations for Healthy Sahtú Communities in an Uncertain Era of Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Morgan, Shauna
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The long-term objectives of this project are to: 1. Establish the foundation for health programs that proactively address climate change and reflect the holism of Dene stories; 2. Establish the foundation for more comprehensive climate change adaptation planning by Tulít’a that will be incorporated into local policy and decision-making; 3. Build relationships of mutual support between elders...


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...


Learning from the Swedes: Community Perspectives on Literacy
Principal Investigator: Ward, Angela
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this study is to determine the policy and practice factors that account for the differences in adult literacy levels between Canada and Sweden. Literacy advocates are anxious to understand why Swedish adults have demonstrated literacy leve...


Hay River Youth Disposition Panel: Perceptions and Experiences of Participants
Principal Investigator: Katz, Helena
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: In cases in which young offenders plead guilty, the youth court in Hay River convenes a Youth Disposition Panel of teens from Diamond Jenness Secondary School to offer the judge a sentencing recommendation based on the case. The panel's operation is uni...


The Relationship Between Health Beliefs and Health Promotion Practices of Pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Women: A Focused Ethnographic Study
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This study will explore the health and health promotion practices of pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Dene women from Rae-Edzo. Ten to fifteen pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) women volunteers will be approached by publicly displayed posters and through the Band Prenata...


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...


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...


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