5 record(s) found with the tag "youth" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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F.O.X.Y. Participatory Action Research Project
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licensed 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...

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 ...

Aboriginal Youth Involvement in a Youth-driven Program: A Narrative Exploration of the Process and Impact of Engagement
Principal Investigator: Callingham, Christina M
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The proposed study aims to explore the following research question: “What narratives emerge, and are co-constructed, when exploring the experience of Aboriginal youth who engage in youth development programs aimed at fostering youth engagement?” Using the Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement model for youth engagement as a conceptual framework, this study will specifically inquire how Aborig...

Women and Youth of Wekweeti Reveal the Impacts of the Diamond Mines in the Tlicho Region
Principal Investigator: Cleveland, Victoria
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The purpose of this research is to better understand the view of Wekweeti women and youth in how the diamond mines socially, economically and culturally impact their community. Other goals of this study are to advance knowledge for other communities considering major economic development projects, to identify the impacts in order to initiate policy changes, and to create public awareness in order ...

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...