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

Cassette Islands Project
Principal Investigator: Paulette, Cochise
Licensed 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...

Engaging Aboriginal Youth in Tobacco Prevention Using Social Media
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licensed 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 ...

Youth-Led Adaptations for Healthy Sahtú Communities in an Uncertain Era of Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Morgan, Shauna
Licensed 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...

Enhancing Youth-Focused, Evidence-Informed Treatment Practices through Cross-Sectoral Collaboration
Principal Investigator: Henderson, Joanna L
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The overall objectives of this national project are: 1) to provide training in the use of a youth screening tool for mental health and substance use concerns to service providers from agencies who have agreed to all use the same screening tool; 2) to understand the impact of training and project participation on service providers; and, 3) to better understand youth mental health and substance use ...

Youth and Tobacco Studies with the Yellowknives Dene First Nations
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1048. This research project seeks to better understand the factors and conditions that lead youth to decide to start, or not start, smoking. It will focus on youth within the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. A secondary objective is to expose students to the research process and develop research skills. The project is being...

Healthy Living in Schools and Substance Abuse among Youth (Part 2)
Principal Investigator: Brunelle, Natacha NB
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application No.953 The overall objectives of the project are: 1) to study young students’ (11-18 years old) consumption of psychoactive substances in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region; 2) to gather information on contextual elements linked to the phenomenon of psychoactive substance use from the teenagers, parents, elders and leaders perspective...

Seeking the Voice of NWT Youth:Using Photovoice to Explore Healthy Choices
Principal Investigator: Mitchell, Kellie
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: This participatory action research explores what healthy choices means to NWT youth. Reports call for more focus on promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing illnesses and on individuals taking responsibility for their own well-being. There is a direct correlation between the growing burden of chronic disease and increased costs and effects on the health care system. A collaborative approach toward...

Northern Exposure: A Portrait of Inuvik Youth
Principal Investigator: Ip, Janet
Licensed Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this research is to produce a 10 minute documentary video that offers an intimate portrait of youth living in Inuvik. Youth will tell their stories in their own voices through their choice of photos. Up to 40 preteens, teens and young adul...

Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth
Principal Investigator: DeViller, Karen
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: Street youth are a priority for sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention programs, but reliable data on STD prevalence, trends, characteristics and behaviour of high-risk youth are scarce. Through data collection and analysis, this study, which is p...