58 record(s) found with the tag "youth" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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ACCESS Open Minds: Youth mental health – Ulukhaktok
Principal Investigator: Malla, Ashok
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objective of this project are to transform mental health services for youth aged 11–25 in Ulukhaktok, and to evaluate the impact of these services. The research team will do this by culturally adapting and applying evidence-based strategies, training local staff to take ownership of and provide leadership for the project, and maximizing the collaboration and engagement of youth, family members...


Visual and Performance Art for HIV Prevention with Indigenous Youth in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut: A Mixed-Methods Multiple Case Study
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The purpose of this project is to evaluate two arts-based HIV prevention programs that currently work with Northern Indigenous youth in promoting sexual health. The first program is FOXY (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) in the Northwest Territories (NWT) and the second program is the Nunavut Sexual Health Drama Program (SHDP), in Nunavut. Both FOXY and the Nunavut SDHP have been running wor...


F.O.X.Y. Participatory Action Research Project
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the F.O.X.Y. (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) participatory action research project for empowering young NWT women and facilitating dialogue about sexual health issues in the North. The F.O.X.Y. participatory action research (PAR) project is a territorial-wide project that uses a grounded theory method and participatory actio...


Cassette Islands Project
Principal Investigator: Paulette, Cochise
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The short term objectives of this project are to: 1) Document and present and historical data on the local environment and wildlife; 2) Assess the impacts of climate change on our community's health and food security; 3) Support intergenerational knowledge sharing between elders and youth on the land; 4) Engage our community in the research; 5) Build traditional knowledge capacity in our com...


Exploring Social and Structural Contexts of HIV Vulnerability Among LGBTQ+ Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The research team will establish an interdisciplinary team of lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth, adult and allied researchers to generate knowledge on social contexts of human immunodeficiency (HIV) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) vulnerability among LGBTQ+ youth in Northwest Territories (NWT). The research team aim to: 1) Explore the lived ...


Mapping social and structural contexts of HIV and STI vulnerability among LGBTQ+ youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The research team has launched the first community based research collaboration on social and structural drivers of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) among a neglected population in Canada’s North: lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and other sexually and gender diverse (LGBTQ+) youth in NWT. The objectives of this study are to: 1) Explore the lived exp...


Engaging Aboriginal Youth in Tobacco Prevention Using Social Media
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: This research will explore if a social media intervention developed by Aboriginal youth (specifically videos to be available through YouTube) using a participatory approach can be an effective means for encouraging smoking prevention and/or cessation amongst youth and others in Aboriginal communities. However, because it is grounded in the tenets of participatory research, the scope and potential ...


Developing a pathway to authentic empathy by study of children’s drawings
Principal Investigator: Eady, Michelle J
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: This project seeks to explore how children’s drawings reflect their perceptions of self, and to use the findings to begin to develop a framework for authentic empathy. The participants’ perceptions are to be ascertained through visual representation of their thoughts using their drawings and discussions about their drawings as empirical data. The methods for the project are as follows: 1. The...


Marginalized youth and equity in public education in Canada: A pilot project
Principal Investigator: Tilleczek, Kate
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The goal of this project is to study trends of youth disengagement from regular schooling by examining; a) how to truly build equity in public education for the most marginal of young people, b) how to fully include youth, especially typically marginalized youth, in Canada’s 21st Century educational pathway, and c) how a preliminary focus on teacher education and youth engagement will help to crea...


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...


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