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.

    8993_ Evaluation of First Link Care Navigation
    The evaluation of First Link Care Navigation, a Alzheimer Society program, assessed the impact of Initiative on client outcomes. Over 3 years, CCBR developed and implemented a comprehensive multi-site and multi-method evaluation framework involving clients living with dementia and those connected with their care. 
    8995_ Travel Training Project

    The Travel Training project was designed to increase knowledge and skills for independent travel among people with intellectual/development disabilities. The project was evaluated using document reviews, surveys, focus groups, and interviews. The evaluation was funded by Community Living Toronto.

    8999_ Peel Poverty Reduction Project

    The purpose of this project was to design and conduct a developmental evaluation of an innovative inter-agency collaborative that developed and tested an integrated system of support for people with developmental disabilities/dual diagnosis (DD/DD) accessing homeless shelters. The evaluation was funded by Ontario Local Poverty Reduction Fund via Community Living Brampton Caledon.

    9007_ Effective Specialized Response Training

    This evaluation explored the outcomes achieved by those that attended the events and highlighted the features of the planning process and design that helped make the event successful. The evaluation was funded by the Central Region Community Network of Specialized Care.

    9009_ Common Thread Initiative

    The purpose of this evaluation was to assess the implementation and outcomes of the Common Thread Initiative, a team-based, problem solving approach to making evidence-based decisions that best support persons with a dual diagnosis and challenging behaviours in a residential program in Central West Ontario. The evaluation was funded by the Central West Community Network of Specialized Care.

    9011_ ConnectABILITY Study

    The purpose of this study was to determine Autism Spectrum Disorder-specific content for a website called ConnectABILITY.ca. Teens/adults on the spectrum, parents/caregivers, and service providers were surveyed and interviewed to give insight about useful information on the DSO passport funding process, service providers for ASD transitioning teens and adults, and additional tips and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). The study was funded by Kerry’s Place Autism Services (KPAS).

    9012_ Evaluation of Supported Independent Living

    The purpose of this evaluation was to develop an evaluation framework and to support its implementation for the Supported Independent Living (SIL) program. The Bob Rumball Associations for the Deaf (BRAD) funded this project.

    9017_ Evaluation of Transition Series Event

    CCBR conducted an evaluation for the Transition Series event designed to understand the strengths and challenges of this event and the impact on participants. This work was funded by the Central Region Community Network of Specialized Care.

    9022_ Ontario Brain Institute Evaluation Support Program

    CCBR was an Evaluation Specialist for OBI’s Evaluation Support Program created to build a culture of evaluative thinking that strives to produce continual evidence-based improvements among participating community organizations. CCBR’s evaluation activities included the facilitation of three workshops and evaluation planning/support for the Alzheimer Society of Ontario.

    9040_ Primary Care and Rehabilitation Integration with Self Management (PRISM)

    CCBR provided research support for two pilot projects to Centre for Family Medicine’s Primary Care and Rehabilitation Integration with Self-Management (PRISM) project. The first was development of an e-consultation system. The second was the development of a self-management approach for people with spinal cord injuries.