Projects 

    CCBR typically has 12-15 ongoing projects and has completed over 400 projects since 1982. Each project is guided by our commitment to impacting social change in practical and powerful ways. We conduct research with people not on people, cultivating respect with communities at every step of the process.

    Projects can be searched for using words from the project title or using the service area, theme, or date range for the project. You can also type 'Service Area' or 'Theme' into the search bar to get a list of options in each of these fields.

    8979_ Guelph-Wellington Newcomer Youth Mental Health Study

    CCBR and the Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership partnered to investigate the broader challenges newcomer youth experience with mental health in city of Guelph and County of Wellington.

    8980_ Evaluation of Wellness Program and Social Isolation
    The evaluation of Alzheimer Society, Minds in Motion programs was conducted to understand the impact programs have on the well-being of people with dementia and their care partners as well as on local communities.
    8982_ Review of Respite Services in Wellington/Dufferin
    The review was conducted to understand what, when and how respite has been accessed by families caring for children and adults with developmental disabilities. The review explored strengths, weaknesses, barriers, and how to improve respite in Wellington and Dufferin counties.
    8983_ Mental Health and Cannabis
    CCBR was a consultant to Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) on their funded research projects on mental health and cannabis. CCBR assisted research teams 1) to develop research proposals, 2) to implement a community-based research approach, and 3) to evaluate their projects. 
    8984_ Digital Messaging for Settlement and Integration Evaluation

    CCBR led a summative evaluation of the Digital Messaging for Settlement Integration (DMSI) project. DMSI is a grassroots network using digital means to improve information flow between newcomers and settlement support providers.

    8985_ Yellowknife Community Needs and Resource Assessment Workshop
    CCBR facilitated a workshop on community needs and resource assessment in Yellowknife NWT. The workshop was developed in collaboration with community stakeholders through the School of Developmental Studies at Aurora College.
    8986_ Collaborating for Community-Driven and Culturally Relevant Early Childhood Practices, Programs, and Policies
    A national research collaboration, led by the University of Alberta, to develop community-driven and culturally relevant approaches for producing and using evidence to improve early childhood practice, programs, and policy toward system effectiveness. 



    8987_ Understanding Suicide Prevention Services and Supports in the Waterloo Region
    CCBR gathered qualitative data through interviews with key informants including regional mental health service providers and other health services to examine trends in Waterloo region with regards to suicide to learn about the implications the trends have on prevention efforts and strategies.
    8988_ New Canadian Youth Connections (NCYC)

    New Canadian Youth Connections was developed to support government-assisted refugee (GAR) youth, aged 12-21, as they connect to and integrate into the Waterloo Region community through recreational programming and homework support with peer volunteers.

    8989_ Food Bank Canada’s Collaborative Evaluation for Collective Impact
    This project laid the foundation for Food Banks Canada to evaluate its recently developed Strategic Planning Framework. The project involved developing evaluation capacity-building resources and an evaluation framework.
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