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

Hay River Youth Disposition Panel: Perceptions and Experiences of Participants
Principal Investigator: Katz, Helena
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: In cases in which young offenders plead guilty, the youth court in Hay River convenes a Youth Disposition Panel of teens from Diamond Jenness Secondary School to offer the judge a sentencing recommendation based on the case. The panel's operation is uni...

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...

Stages of Change Profiles in Adolescent Clinical Treatment
Principal Investigator: Pace, Elizabeth
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: This research intends to explore the readiness for change in an adolescent population seeking counseling in a clinical setting. Data collection in the Northwest Territories will be limited to one psychological private practice. Data collection will comm...

Development of a Strategy to Engage Inuvialuit Youth in Oceans Stewardship
Principal Investigator: Schlag, Michelle
Licensed Year(s): 2003 2002
Summary: The purpose of this research is to develop a youth strategy that will foster increased Inuvialuit youth interest and participation in oceans stewardship activities in the ISR. The specific research objectives are; 1) to assess the trends related to the l...

Integrating Elders Experience of Past, Present, and Future: Implications for Community Institutions
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licensed Year(s): 2003 2002
Summary: This project will explore and compare the views of community history held by historical, official and anthropological accounts with the experiences of community elders in this mixed community of Chipewyan, Cree, Metis, and non-aboriginal residents. Under...

Youth in Transition Survey
Principal Investigator: Auchterlonie, Sandy
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary: This project will help to provide an understanding of 1) the transitions youth in the NWT face; 2) the difficulties that sometimes go along with transitions; 3) what helps transitions go smoothly; and 4) the programs, services and other resources youth n...

Canadian Youth, Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Study
Principal Investigator: Doherty, Maryanne
Licensed Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: The research team will interview students in Grades 7, 9 and 11 (generally ages 12, 14 and 16) from across Canada to examine the changes that occur in sexual health behaviors and attitudes at critical development stages in adolescence. Nationally, data will be collected from a sample of 1150 students in each of Grades 7, 9 and 11. This method will simulate a longitudinal study of sexual health, ...

Public Attitudes and Awareness of Climate Change in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licensed Year(s): 2001
Summary: The project is being conducted by Lutra Associates Ltd. for the Arctic Energy Alliance. To provide a proper context for taking action on greenhouse gas emissions, the AEA wishes to ascertain information on the knowledge and attitudes amount youth in grades 5-12 about global warming and climate change. The Arctic Energy Alliance's survey of youth is designed to answer questions on climate change is...

Gwich'in Knowledge of the Land
Principal Investigator: Main Johnson, Leslie
Licensed Year(s): 2000 1999
Summary: It is hoped that this project will help to pass on the traditional knowledge of Elders to younger generations before this knowledge and their skills are lost. Documentation of Gwich'in TEK may also help in developing sustainable ways of living within northern lands in the future. The reseacher's specific activities include: extended particpatory trips on the land to Gwich'in trapping camps, fish ...