Project Research Presentations


In this section, you can learn about the research plans for the Public Health Agency of Canada funded projects. The research presentations cover the following five topics:
 

Research Presentations:

Building Connections: A Group Intervention for Mothers and Children Experiencing Violence in Relationships

Building Connections enhances the capacity of community-based practitioners to use trauma-informed approaches to support pregnant women, mothers, and their young children who are experiencing violence in relationships.  This presentation provides more details on the project as well as the research plan for it.
Presenters:
Debra J. Pepler, York University
Mary Motz, Mothercraft Society
Margaret Leslie, Mothercraft Society

Participant Action for Health Promotion through Peer Support

This project is looking to develop a peer mentoring group for girls who have experienced sexual exploitation; so identifying the need to empower, support and educate sexually exploited girls. This presentation provides more details on the project as well as the research plan for it.
Presenters:
Amanda Noble, Covenant House Toronto

Reaching out with Yoga to Women and their Children who have Experienced Domestic Violence and Staff of Transition and Second Stage Housing Programs

This project will provide Trauma-informed yoga to women and children who are using services at transition and second stage housing programs across British Columbia, as well as the front-line staff who work in the anti-violence sector. This presentation provides more details on the project as well as the research plan for it.
Presenters:
Renee Turner, BC Society of Transition Houses
Hannah Lee, BC Society of Transition Houses

Safe and Understood: Intervening with Families to Promote Healthy Child Outcomes and Prevent Abuse Recurrence for Young Child Victims of Domestic Violence Exposure

The overall aim for this project is to improve outcomes for young children at risk due to exposure to domestic violence. This presentation provides more details on the project as well as the research plan for it.
Presenters:
Angelique Jenny, Child Development Institute
Katreena Scott, University of Toronto

Knowledge Hub Evaluation Plan

This presentation provides details on the Knowledge Hub evaluation plan, including the Knowledge Hub target audiences, Knowledge Hub indicators, and the Public Health Agency of Canada reporting requirements.
Presenters:
Marika Morris