19 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Community Partnership to Create a Comprehensive Approach to Family Violence in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objectives of this research are to engage community partners in co-creation of best practices to prevent family violence, to share findings of a scoping review on best practices to prevent /end family violence, and to hear priorities from these implications from youth and elders in the communities. Demographic data (age, ethnicity, gender and exposure to violence) will be collected to desc...


Resource Royalties Distribution and Community Development
Principal Investigator: Rodon, Thierry
Licensed 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
Licensed 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...


Relationship-Based Child Protection Practice
Principal Investigator: Lake, Tasha
Licensed 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
Licensed 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...


Subjective Well-Being and Canadian Social Work
Principal Investigator: Graham, John R.
Licensed 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...


Mapping the Social Economy in Northern Canada – 2008 Northwest Territories Project
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licensed 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
Licensed 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 ...


Family Violence Protocol Development and Toolkit
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objective of research is: Collect inclusive community feedback on service gaps and better response procedures throughout the community of Yellowknife. Increase awareness of family violence issues, preventions, and response procedures. Build community partnerships among agencies and departments responding to family violence. Develop an integrated response to family violence by service p...


Bridging Restorative Justice and Crime Prevention through Social Development
Principal Investigator: McNeice, Julie
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: The purpose of this project is to identify and explain where crime prevention through social development intercepts with restorative justice, in order to provide an integrated, seamless delivery approach. One objective is to suggest a new and renewed co...


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