18 record(s) found with the tag "program development" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Measuring the Developmental Health of Children in NWT
Principal Investigator: Janus, Magdalena
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: Annually collected Early Development Instrument (EDI) data provides information to guide decision-making, monitor trends and measure the impacts of changes to programs and services provided for children in the early years. The five domains of early childhood development measured by the EDI are predictive of school outcomes, including academic achievement, and so the data is also used by schools an...

HBSC - Health Behaviour in School-aged Children
Principal Investigator: Pickett, William
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2005 2002
Summary: The study titled, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), is a cross-national research project conducted by the Social Program Evaluation Group (SPEG) at Queen’s University in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO Europe) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). The HBSC study aims to gain insight into, and increase understanding of, the health behaviours and attitud...

A critical review of the Northwest Territories Protected Areas Strategy Program.
Principal Investigator: Holder, Joel M
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research inquiry will be to examine what success the Protected Areas Strategy (PAS) program has had in achieving its two main goals, identify any problem areas in implementation and recommend program modifications to improve the effectiveness of establishing new protected areas. The hope is that this research provides important feedback to land use planners responsible for e...

Introduction of an Aboriginal Wellness Program at Stanton Territorial Health Authority
Principal Investigator: Zaozirny, Donna L.
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: The objective of this research is to develop a framework for an Aboriginal Wellness program at Stanton Territorial Health Authority (STHA), involving key stakeholders in the investigation and development of the issue. An oral history interview with Aboriginal Elders will be held, including all seven Council members. The interview will be held as an extension to other meetings being held in rega...

Documenting Sustainable Initiatives in First Nations
Principal Investigator: Edward, Christine
Licensed Year(s): 2004
Summary: The objectives of the research are: 1) to provide First Nations with examples of sustainable initiatives and the processes and conditions that resulted in (or hindered) the initiatives; 2) to provide First Nations that have initiatives with an opportunit...

Learning from the Swedes: Community Perspectives on Literacy
Principal Investigator: Ward, Angela
Licensed 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...

Foster Parent Training Needs Assessment in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Tynes, Deborah
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary: The researchers method of data collection is to interview foster parents, social workers, supervisors, management, the Yellowknife Foster Famiily Association, and the Department of Health & Social Services. The sampling size will be approximately 20 part...

Child Welfare Service Delivery As Experienced By Front Line Workers In Isolated Northern Communities.
Principal Investigator: Hoey, Shawn
Licensed Year(s): 2001
Summary: The research team will recruit participants for the study from among the child protection workers employed by the Inuvik Regional Health and Social Services Board. Participants will be recruited only from communities with a population less than 1500. Participation in the study is voluntary, and all participants will sign a consent form. The study will employ semi-structured qualitative interview...

Tobacco Use by Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Tremblay, Rick
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: A similar questionnaire given in 1982, 1987 and 1993 will be used for this tobacco use survey for 1998/99. The information obtained from the data will provide a snap shot of tobacco use by students between grades 4 and 12 for 1998/99. The data will be compared with previous studies to see if there was a change in the smoking habits of students. The data collected will help the Health Promotion s...

Solvent Abuse Prevention Program
Principal Investigator: Sweeney, Sharon
Licensed Year(s): 1997
Summary: Data collection includes questionnaires to businesses, schools and law enforcement and medical personnel within the Town of Inuvik. The questions will focus on community organizations and agencies knowledge of solvent abuse in the community. Once the information is gathered, an evaluation of the knowledge of solvent abuse will show what the strengths and weaknesses are and will give recommendati...