20 record(s) found with the tag "health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...


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 Social Workers within a Canadian Northern Context
Principal Investigator: Graham, John R.
Licensed Year(s): 2010 2008 2008 2007
Summary: This study will ultimately allow the researchers to determine the factors that have the greatest impact on the subjective well being (SWB) of practicing social workers in northern communities, and develop recommendations for both the individual social worker and the employer that are likely to enhance SWB in social workers. This research will involve a postal survey sent to 145 members of the Ass...


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 ...


Planning for Community Health
Principal Investigator: Cliff, Amanda
Licensed Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The objective of this Master’s-level study is to evaluate community health in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the context of planning initiatives. Health and well-being can be linked to both environmental and socio-economic factors as well as physiological factors. Therefore, examining variations in services and facilities between communities and any correlated differences in health outcomes ...


Localization of Social Work in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Brownlee, Keith
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: For this research project, social work practitioners in northern and remote communities will be asked to examine distinctions between what theory and methods are appropriate for practice and which are not. This research will examine localization of knowledge which includes consideration of culture, community and values in adapting appropriate practices. Research will be conducted in five commu...


2003 Traditional Knowledge and Socio-Economic Studies in the Gwich'in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: This project is a continuation of socio-economic and traditional knowledge studies in the Gwich'in 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 socio...


Self Care of Aboriginal Social Work Managers/Supervisors in Rural / Remote Northern Communities
Principal Investigator: Miller, Judith
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: The purpose of this study is to explore the ways in which Aboriginal Social Work Managers/Supervisors who live and work in rural/remote northern communities take care of themselves (i.e., maintain their physical/mental health), and, from their experience...


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


2003 Traditional Knowledge and Socio-Economic Studies in the Sahtu Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2003 2002
Summary: This project is a continuation of socio-economic and traditional knowledge studies in the Sahtu 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 socio-ec...


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