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.

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    Projects

    8956_Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership Evaluation Framework

    CCBR worked with the Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership (GWLIP) to prepare them for a community-based evaluation of their network.  CCBR conducted a document review and conversations that informed the design of the evaluation framework. The final evaluation framework included an evaluation purpose, evaluation questions, a network logic model, a measurement matrix, and an evaluation workplan.

    8958_Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative Evaluation Toolkit

    The purpose of this project was to develop a Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit to support governments and civil society in building monitoring and evaluation mechanisms into the design of refugee community sponsorship programs. The Toolkit was intended to be an accessible and flexible resource for a wide range of national, regional, or local contexts, and of program size and maturity.

    8961_The Crystal Meth Project Evaluation

    St Stephen’s Community House’s Crystal Methamphetamine (CM) Project is a peer-led, harm reduction project aimed at building the capacity of service providers and people who use crystal methamphetamine to respond to the rising use of CM and associated health and social issues. CCBR worked with lead evaluator, Dr. Gillian Kolla to design and co-moderate focus groups employing body-mapping methods for program participants.

    8962_A diversity, equity and inclusion evaluation of ASO’s First Link Care Navigation program

    In close collaboration with staff from the Alzheimer Society of Ontario (ASO), we conducted a province-wide evaluation of the accessibility and value of their First Link Care Navigation (FLCN) services to racialized, Indigenous and ethnically diverse service users (people living with dementia and care providers). Findings from the study were used to inform ASO’s ongoing efforts to close the gap in dementia support for racialized, Indigenous and ethnically diverse communities. 

    8964_ The MEHRIT Centre (TMC) Evaluation Framework

    Drawing on multiple qualitative methods, the TMC and CCBR worked collaboratively to build their overarching evaluation framework including a theory of change, main evaluation questons, monitoring tools and implementation plan. Data collected from TMC staff, partners and other stakeholders offered valuabe insight into the impact and value of their Self-Reg service offerings for both existing and future partners.

    8965 _ Peer Support and Type 1 Diabetes: Incorporating Experiential Knowledge into Service Design with Adolescents and Their Caregivers

    In this collaborative project, we and our partners worked with adolescents with T1D and their caregivers to understand how peer support is helpful for improving disease self-management. This 4-phase project used a participatory research approach by working in partnership with adolescents with T1D and their caregivers.

    8967_Evaluation Capacity-Building to Advance Sustainable Development Goals

    The purpose of this project was: 1) to build the community-based evaluation capacity of organizations that are attempting to eliminate violence and promote peaceful and equitable societies, and in the process, 2) strengthen the implementation of Canada’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 Agenda.

    8969_Connecting Refugees to Virtual Waterloo Region
    The Centre for Community Based Research designed and conducted an evaluation of the Connecting Refugees to Virtual Waterloo Region project. The evaluation helped this new program adapt and plan for the future.
    8971_Building an Evaluation Framework for Collective Impact

    The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council (HIPC) contracted CCBR to design an evaluation framework that will guide HIPC’s evaluation activities over the next five years.

    8972_Student Links Evaluation
    CCBR collaboratively conducted an evaluation with Community Living Ontario on the process, outcomes, and future directions of the Student Links Program delivered across Ontario. In addition, CCBR trained Community Living Ontario staff on community-based evaluation.