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Mental Health and Help-Seeking among Refugee Children and Families in Hamilton, Ontario

Ongoing Project:Mental Health and Help-Seeking among Refugee Children and Families in Hamilton, OntarioResearchers: Amanda Sim1, Kathy Georgiades1, Rashed Afif2, Marion Trent-Kratz3, Eve Puffer4Affiliation: Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University1, Wesley Urban Ministries2, Children’s Services and Neighbourhood Development, City of Hamilton3, Duke University4Research Partners: Wesley Urban Ministries, Children’s Services and Neighbourhood Development, City of HamiltonKeywords: [...]

Mental Health and Help-Seeking among Refugee Children and Families in Hamilton, Ontario2022-03-24T12:30:20-03:00

IMDB Workshops – Mobility and Economic Outcomes of Refugees in Canada

IMDB Workshops – Mobility and Economic Outcomes of Refugees in CanadaGo to: Workshop Recordings, FAQsSummaryOn June 22nd and 24th, 2021, CYRRC partnered with Western SPO umbrellas – AAISA, AMSSA, MANSO, and SAISIA to host workshops on refugee mobility and retention rates and economic outcomes. The objective of these workshops was to build the capacity of [...]

IMDB Workshops – Mobility and Economic Outcomes of Refugees in Canada2022-02-07T12:38:30-04:00

Participatory Visual Methodologies in Mental Health Promotion Research with Refugee Youth who have Experiences of Gender-based Violence: A Scoping Review

Ongoing Project:Participatory Visual Methodologies in Mental Health Promotion Research with Refugee Youth who have Experiences of Gender-based Violence: A Scoping ReviewResearchers: Dillion Browne1, Busra Yalcinoz-Ucan1, Laura Zilney2Affiliations: Whole Family Laboratory, University of Waterloo1, Hope 24/72Research Partner: Hope 24/7Keywords: refugee youth, gender-based violence, wellbeing, participatory visual methodologies, knowledge production, mental health promotion, systematic reviewSummaryOverview: This study [...]

Participatory Visual Methodologies in Mental Health Promotion Research with Refugee Youth who have Experiences of Gender-based Violence: A Scoping Review2022-02-03T15:37:10-04:00

Mobilizing Innovative Models in Early Childhood Education and Care for Newcomer Families and Children

Ongoing Project:Mobilizing Innovative Models in Early Childhood Education and Care for Newcomer Families and ChildrenResearchers: Jessie-Lee McIsaac1, Marlene Ramos1, Nahal Fakhair1, Nabiha Atallah2, Gina Moynan2, Tayitu Sebsibie2Affiliations: Early Childhood Collaborative Research Centre (ECCRC), Mount Saint Vincent University1, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)2Research Partner: ISANSKeywords: refugee children, refugee families, newcomer families, newcomer children, early learning, [...]

Mobilizing Innovative Models in Early Childhood Education and Care for Newcomer Families and Children2022-02-03T15:29:50-04:00

Implementing Research on the Impact of Social Isolation on Refugee Children and Youth: Their Resilience and Coping Mechanisms

Ongoing Project:Implementing Research on the Impact of Social Isolation on Refugee Children and Youth: Their Resilience and Coping MechanismsResearchers: Akm Alamgir1,2, Christopher Kyriakides2, Andrew Johnston3Affiliations: Access Alliance1, York University2, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)3Keywords: refugee children, refugee youth, social isolation, COVID-19, lockdown, wellbeing, coping strategies, peer researchers, systematic review, TorontoGo to: Methodology, Publications [...]

Implementing Research on the Impact of Social Isolation on Refugee Children and Youth: Their Resilience and Coping Mechanisms2022-05-31T06:05:26-03:00

Promoting Home Languages to Foster Preschoolers’ Sense of Identity and Wellbeing

Ongoing Project:Promoting Home Languages to Foster Preschoolers’ Sense of Identity and WellbeingResearchers: Andrea MacLeod1, Catrine Demers1, Diane Pesco2, Rabia Sabah Meziane3, Yvonne Chiu4, Naheed Mukhi4, Negin Yousefi1Affiliations: University of Alberta1, Concordia University2, Université de Montréal3, Multicultural Health Brokers4Research Partner: Multicultural Health BrokersKeywords: newcomer children, refugee children, parents, home language, language maintenance, dual language stimulation, bilingualism, [...]

Promoting Home Languages to Foster Preschoolers’ Sense of Identity and Wellbeing2022-02-07T13:12:50-04:00

Enhancing Cultural Literacy to Improve Refugee Mental Healthcare During COVID-19: An Innovative Educational Initiative for Supporting Culturally Sensitive Service Provision and Community Engagement

Ongoing Project:Enhancing Cultural Literacy to Improve Refugee Mental Healthcare During COVID-19: An Innovative Educational Initiative for Supporting Culturally Sensitive Service Provision and Community EngagementResearchers: Dillion Browne1, Jean de Dieu Basabose2, Jackson Smith1, Michael Stephenson2, Nistren Ferwana2.3Affiliations: Whole Family Laboratory, University of Waterloo1, Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre2, University of Toronto3Research Partner: Sanctuary Refugee Health CentreKeywords: refugees, [...]

Enhancing Cultural Literacy to Improve Refugee Mental Healthcare During COVID-19: An Innovative Educational Initiative for Supporting Culturally Sensitive Service Provision and Community Engagement2022-02-03T15:02:08-04:00

Addressing Domestic Violence in Refugee Families in Waterloo Region: Towards a Culturally Integrated Approach to Family Conflict Management

Ongoing Project:Addressing Domestic Violence in Refugee Families in Waterloo Region: Towards a Culturally Integrated Approach to Family Conflict ManagementResearchers: Dillion Browne1, Jean de Dieu Basabose2, Jackson Smith1, Michael Stephenson2Affiliations: Whole Family Laboratory, University of Waterloo1, Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre2Research Partner: Sanctuary Refugee Health CentreKeywords: refugee families, culturally integrated approaches, domestic violence, family conflict, Waterloo region, [...]

Addressing Domestic Violence in Refugee Families in Waterloo Region: Towards a Culturally Integrated Approach to Family Conflict Management2022-02-03T14:52:01-04:00

Experiences of Refugee Youth and Families in Hard-to-Survey Areas

Ongoing Project:Experiences of Refugee Youth and Families in Hard-to-Survey AreasResearchers: Howard Ramos1, Steffen Pötzschke2, Débora Maehler2Affiliation: Western University2, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Science2Keywords: quantitative methodology, small cities, social and cultural integration, settlement communities, religious organizations, refugee youth and families, social networking.SummaryOverview: This project researches refugee settlement and integration in smaller municipalities and [...]

Experiences of Refugee Youth and Families in Hard-to-Survey Areas2022-02-02T17:06:47-04:00

Singing My Story: Building Capacity with Newcomer Youth Through Songwriting, Recording, and Creative Arts-based Pedagogies

Ongoing Project:Singing My Story: Building Capacity with Newcomer Youth Through Songwriting, Recording, and Creative Arts-based PedagogiesResearchers: Andrea Emberly1, Kate Reid1, Nadeen Abu Shaban1, Mirna El Sabbagh2, Lisa Patterson3, Iman Abdulrazzak4, Esmaeel Abofaker4, Miguel Brito-Lopez4, Doug Friesen5Affiliation: York University1, COSTI Immigrant Services2, Sound Engineer3, Professional Musician with the the Nai Children’s Choir4, Professional Musician studying at [...]

Singing My Story: Building Capacity with Newcomer Youth Through Songwriting, Recording, and Creative Arts-based Pedagogies2022-02-02T17:00:17-04:00
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