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Findings to be explored from Longitudinal Study on January 27, 2017

Posted on: Jan 23, 2017

The launch of findings from the Experiences of Albertan Children & Youth over Time is this week, Friday, January 27. Findings from this ground-breaking study will support government, community agencies and front-line service providers in their program planning and budgeting,…

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Implementing evidence-based tools within schools to improve child mental health

Posted on: Jan 12, 2017

Grant Partnering to implement an evidence-based tool within schools to improve child mental health Investigator: Dr. John McLennan, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Dr. Julie Owens, Ohio University Overview: Human service agencies (including schools) are expected to implement evidence-based interventions…

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Interventions for children & youth at risk for sexual exploitation

Posted on: Jan 12, 2017

Grant Developing interventions for children and youth at risk for sexual exploitation: A community-based participatory research project Investigator: Dr. Margot Jackson, University of Alberta Overview: Worldwide, children and youth are at a high risk of sexual predation and exploitation (Laror…

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Improving access to social services for marginalized Albertans

Posted on: Jan 12, 2017

Early Career Transition Award Improving access to social services for marginalized Albertans with substance use disorders Investigator: Dr. Elaine Hyshka, University of Alberta Overview: Each year, Albertans, their families, and communities experience significant health, social, and economic costs related to…

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Promoting healthy relationships and masculinities among adolescent boys

Posted on: Jan 12, 2017

Seed Grant Promoting healthy relationships and masculinities among adolescent boys: Building a community-university partnership to inform policy and practice Investigators: Dr. Deinera Exner-Cortens, University of Calgary, Pam Krause, Calgary Sexual Health Centre Overview: Primary prevention programs that target root causes…

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Examining knowledge, confidence and capacity to identify and respond to child sexual abuse imagery online

Posted on: Jan 12, 2017

Grant A mixed method study to examine the knowledge, confidence and capacity of service providers to identify and respond to child sexual abuse imagery online (CSAIO) Investigator: Dr. Gina Dimitropoulos, University of Calgary Overview: With technological advances and the explosion…

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FASD Population Profile from Longitudinal Study now available

Posted on: Dec 6, 2016

This report derived from the Longitudinal Study, Experiences of Albertan Children and Youth Over Time, 2005/06-2010/11, provides an exceptional analysis of the diverse government services used by individuals in Alberta diagnosed with FASD. Researchers at The Child and Youth Data Laboratory…

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Program Overlap Matrix from Longitudinal Study now available for use

Posted on: Dec 5, 2016

Following the PolicyWise Research and Practice Showcase held November 29, 2016 in Edmonton, The Child and Youth Data Laboratory released access to the Program Overlap Matrix and the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) report. The Matrix is the first deliverable from the…

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