Principal Investigator:Hache, Arlene J Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Hampton, Mary Licenced Year(s):
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.
Principal Investigator:Young, Michael G Licenced Year(s):
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 ...
Principal Investigator:Morgan, Shauna Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Mair, Heather L Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Ward, Angela Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Katz, Helena Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Moffitt, Pertice M Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Pace, Elizabeth Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Charlebois, Julie Licenced Year(s):
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...