Crime Prevention Inventory

Crime Prevention Inventory

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Aboriginal EMPATHIC Program

The Aboriginal Emotional Maturity Problem-Solving & Awareness Targeting Higher Impulse Control (EMPATHIC) Program is a school-based curriculum. It is based upon the Promoting Alternative Thinking...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

ACCESS Open Minds

ACCESS Open Minds - New Brunswick (NB) is a Canadian research project looking to find the best practices for providing mental health care to young persons. ACCESS Open Minds seeks to create and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-06-08 12:00:00 AM

Adult Diversion Model: Alternative Measures

The Adult Diversion program has existed in New Brunswick since 1998. In 2014, the New Brunswick Adult Diversion model (Alternative Measures) was redesigned to provide effective, efficient and timely...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders
Topic: Recidivism
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Better Beginnings, Better Futures (BBBF)

The Better Beginnings, Better Futures (BBBF) program is a comprehensive, community-based prevention initiative that is premised upon an ecological approach, using a combination of individual-...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Families
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Changing Direction in Support of Aboriginal Youth

Changing Direction in Support of Aboriginal Youth is a program designed to reach out to Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis & Inuit) youth using the Wraparound approach. This program focuses on...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Circle of Courage Youth Intervention Program

The Circle of Courage Youth Intervention Program, based on the program Circle of Courage®, aims to provide culturally sensitive intervention to at-risk youth active in the criminal justice system...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Circle of Courage®

The Circle of Courage® is an approach of youth empowerment that integrates the best of Western educational, Indigenous cultures and emerging research on positive youth development. This approach is...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities, Social development
Implementation location: Manitoba, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Community Action for Healthy Relationships (CAHR) Network

The Community Action for Healthy Relationships (CAHR) Network is a collaborative partnership that began in 2010 within Athabasca, Barrhead and Westlock to address family violence (FV) and...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism, Violence against women and girls
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Community Justice Program - Northwest Territories

Community Justice Programs in the Northwest Territories (NWT) are managed by the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) in partnership with the Aboriginal Justice Strategy (AJS). Community...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Hubs/situation tables
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Community Outreach Services

The Jasper Community Team (JCT) collaborates with organizations, agencies, and community representatives to improve the health of the Town of Jasper. During the first year of the three-year pilot...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Connections Program

The Connections Program provides targeted support services and interventions to students in grades 7 through 12 identified as being at risk of becoming involved with (or who already involved in) the...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Domestic Violence Treatment Options (DVTO) Court

The Domestic Violence Treatment Option (DVTO) Court is an alternative court in the Northwest Territories (NWT) for people who have been charged with violence against their partner and/or spouse. DVTO...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Adult offenders
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Eden Valley ART Program

The Eden Valley ART Program was created following an identified opportunity to engage youth in the community from grades 5-12 at the Chief Jacob Bearspaw School. These students, some of whom had had...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Family Violence Outreach Team

The Family Violence Outreach Team (FVOT) is a collaborative, interdisciplinary initiative undertaken to enhance the community and RCMP response to incidents of family violence within Wetaskiwin RCMP...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Family Violence Prevention

The project was designed to address the impact of family violence in the community by engaging victims in support, collaboration, and risk assessment to ensure they have a role in criminal justice...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Fourth ‘R’: Strategies for Healthy Youth Relationships

The Fourth ‘R’: Strategies for Healthy Youth Relationships (Fourth ‘R’) program is an interactive classroom curriculum that aims to reduce youth dating violence by addressing youth violence and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Bullying/cyberbullying, Teen dating violence
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Full Circle Mentoring Program

The Full Circle Mentoring Program (FCMP) teaches youth traditional Aboriginal culture through arts and crafts. The program was designed to serve youth in grades K-12 primarily focusing on First...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Social development
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Gang Reduction Program (GRP)

The Gang Reduction Program (GRP) is a comprehensive, integrated, and coordinated approach to preventing and reducing gang activity. The GRP is the current iteration of the Office of Juvenile Justice...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism
Implementation location: British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Girls Circle

The Girls Circle model is a unique gender-based program that addresses the needs of girls by focusing on increasing connections, building empathic skills, and developing resiliency. The Girls Circle...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Prince Edward Island
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Healing to Wellness Court

The Elsipogtog Healing to Wellness Court (HWC) is a specialized session of Provincial Court. It is a therapeutic court, an alternative to detention, intended to address underlying issues such as...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Individuals suffering from FASD, Persons with disabilities, Victims of crime, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Recidivism
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Healthy Families

The Healthy Families project was created to support and provide information to current and expectant parents of the Bigstone Cree Nation who are at risk of trauma, violence, mental health issues, and...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

High Prairie Police Cadet Corp

The High Prairie Cadet Corp project engages Aboriginal youth in activities that build leadership skills, pride, and motivation to succeed. The project was designed to encompass weekly activities such...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Bullying/cyberbullying, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

In It Together - Abbotsford Comprehensive Community Action for Gang Reduction

In It Together, otherwise known as the Abbotsford Comprehensive Community Action for Gang Reduction program, is based on the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Integrated Case Management (ICM) Pilot Project

The Integrated Case Management (ICM) Pilot Project in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (NWT) is a collaborative approach that supports the successful implementation of the Wellness Court. ICM...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Northwest Territories
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Integrated Service Delivery

Integrated Service Delivery (ISD) is a local and regional governance and service delivery framework that enables partners to better work together, using a coordinated and integrated approach to meet...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Ka Goola' Program

The project provides support to victims of crime, particularly violent crime and domestic violence, in the community of Chateh (Assumption). Chateh is a First Nations community (Dene Tha' First...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Leadership and Resiliency Program (LRP)

The Leadership and Resiliency Program (LRP) is a school- and community-based program for students that enhances youths’ internal strengths and resiliency while preventing involvement in substance use...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Learning Through The Arts

Learning Through The Arts (LTTA) brings specially-trained dramatic artists, musicians, visual artists, dancers, and writers to work creatively with teachers and community program coordinators to...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

LifeSkills® Training (LST) Program

The LifeSkills® Training (LST) program is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program developed over 30 years ago by Dr. Gilbert J. Botvin, a leading expert in substance abuse prevention...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Lighthouses

Lighthouses program is a youth crime-prevention program supported by Manitoba Justice. It is an initiative of Neighbourhoods Alive (NA!)! NA! is a long-term, community-based, social and economic...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Property crime, Situational crime prevention
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Maskwacis Family Violence Unit (MFVU)

The Maskwacis Family Violence Unit (MFVU) is a collaborative and interdisciplinary initiative originally undertaken by the following six partners: Ermineskin Women’s Shelter Society, Maskwacis RCMP...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

McMan LifeSpan Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Program

The McMan LifeSpan FASD Program provides one-on-one supportive mentorship and intensive case management for youth transitioning to adulthood and adults affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Individuals suffering from FASD
Topic: Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Mentoring for Change. Mentoring for Good.

The Mentoring for Change. Mentoring for Good. program is a community-based mentoring program that helps referred youth resist or mitigate the risk factors of violence and enhance skills that lead to...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Placed out-of-home, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Multi-Modal Fluppy Program

The Multi-Modal Fluppy Program (Fluppy Program) is a school-based prevention program. It promotes the cognitive, emotional, and behavioural components of social competence and includes universal and...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Music Factory Project

The Music Factory Project took place in Cold Lake, Stoney Nation, and Calgary. It was designed to enrich the lives of vulnerable, at-risk youth so that they may experience success, improve...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

My Life My Body Program: A healthy relationships and sexuality program for the disability community

The My Life, My Body program is a one-year healthy relationships and sexuality program operated by the Yukon Association For Community Living with support from the Crime Prevention Victim Services...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: Individuals suffering from FASD, Persons with disabilities, Victims of crime
Topic: Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Sexual violence (non-domestic), Violence against women and girls
Implementation location: Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Northern Integration Initiative

The Northern Integration Initiative is a program that aims to reduce the high number of violent crimes and the number of violent re-offences for youth at risk of joining gangs or engaged in gang-like...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Pathways to Education Program

The Pathways to Education Program, otherwise known as Pathways, provides multi-faceted and long-term support to young people living in low-income neighbourhoods. The program is centered on academic...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

PAX Good Behavior Game

The PAX Good Behavior Game (GBG) is an evidence-based, childhood mental health promotion strategy which combines the science from PeaceBuilders, Good Behavior Game, and other studies. Altogether, the...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Police and Crisis Team (PACT)

Grande Prairie Police and Crisis Team (PACT) provides a joint mental health/police team available for response to mental health crises; an integrated intervention model which ensures proper...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

PréCrimAdo Program

The PréCrimAdo Program (Prévenir la criminalisation chez les adolescents à haut risque par l’application de l’approche de médiation en centre jeunesse) strives to prevent the criminalization of youth...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Project Early Intervention (PEI)

The Project Early Intervention (PEI) program provides high-quality programming and life skills education opportunities to children who are identified as at risk for criminal behaviour. The program is...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS)

The Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS) curriculum is a program that promotes emotional and social competencies and reduces aggression and behaviour problems in elementary school–aged...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Persons with disabilities
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

RCMP Intervention and Diversion Program

The RCMP Intervention and Diversion Program operates at the level of extrajudicial measures and provides a community-based means of addressing youth offending. The program is based on the...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Reclaiming Youth with Hope: A Hope-Focused Service-learning Project

The foundation for a Hope-Focused Service Learning (HFSL) project is built on the premise that the prospect of hope encourages individuals to work toward a desired and possible future. The...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Roots of Empathy

Roots of Empathy (ROE) is an evidence-based classroom program that seeks to reduce levels of aggression among school children by raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy. The...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Saddle Lake Boys and Girls Club

The Saddle Lake Boys & Girls Club created a community engagement project to restore relational infrastructure and create safety for children and families through volunteerism, family outreach, and...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Self-harm/suicide
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

SAFE eXiting from the Sex Trade (SAFEXST)

The SAFE eXiting from the Sex Trade (SAFEXST) project is an intervention aimed to help people involved in the sex trade exit safely. Implemented by the South Okanagan Women in Need Society (SOWINS)...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Homeless and/or runaway, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2), Sex workers, Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Second Chance for Young Mothers

The Second Chance for Young Mothers (SCFYM) program was developed by the Enoch Cree Nation to address the growing need for social supports for young Aboriginal mothers (under 30 years old). The...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Individuals suffering from FASD
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Selkirk Team for At-Risk Teens (S.T.A.R.T.)

The Selkirk Team for At-Risk Teens (S.T.A.R.T.) is a coordinated inter-agency case planning program for high-risk youth in Selkirk (Manitoba) and the surrounding area which utilizes community and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Serious Violent Offender Response (SVOR)

The Serious Violent Offender Response (SVOR) is a comprehensive, targeted, and evidence-based approach intended to reduce the threat posed by high-risk violent offenders in the province of...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Recidivism
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Shared Community School Resource Officer

In 2009, Delburne, Trochu and Elnora, three rural communities in Central Alberta, came together to sponsor the School Resource Officer (SRO) project. The communities were concerned about an increase...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Bullying/cyberbullying, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Siksika Family Violence Response Initiative (FVRI)

The Siksika Family Violence Response Initiative (FVRI) was established to address the high rates of domestic and family violence on Siksika Nation. Working in partnership with the RCMP Gleichen...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Families, Victims of crime
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Stop Now And Plan (SNAP)

The SNAP® program is a gender-sensitive cognitive behavioural multi-component family-focused model (SNAP® Boys and SNAP® Girls). There is also SNAP® for Schools. The SNAP® program employs a...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Strengthening Families Program (SFP)

The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) aims to reduce problem behaviours, delinquency, alcohol and drug abuse in children and youth and to improve social competencies and school performance. The...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Teen Centre Crime Reduction Pilot Project

The Teen Centre grew out of a need identified by the Town of Whitecourt to reduce high-risk behaviours such as substance abuse, drug dealing, vandalism, shop lifting, bullying, family violence and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Homeless and/or runaway, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Drug trafficking, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Teslin Youth Projects 2016: Born to Fly

The Born to Fly program is an adventure-based club for girls, ranging from grades 3 to 8.  The group is a safe place for them to come have fun, learn new skills, and receive tips on how to handle...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Violence against women and girls
Implementation location: Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Ally Intervention Program

The Ally Intervention Program is a multimodal intervention program intended for youth who exhibit behavioural problems at school and at home and are considered to be at risk of school and social...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: New Brunswick, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Hub - Building Partnerships to Reduce Crime (BPRC) Initiative

Building Partnerships to Reduce Crime (BPRC) is a cross-government approach that aims to reduce crime, victimization and create safer and healthier communities by addressing crime prevention...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Neighbourhoods/communities
Topic: Hubs/situation tables, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Hub - Centre of Responsibility (COR)

The Centre of Responsibility (COR) is an initiative which consists of representatives from the participating Ministries and Policing partners. The concept was an expansion of the Hub model, in which...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Neighbourhoods/communities
Topic: Hubs/situation tables, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Hub - Community Mobilization Prince Albert (CMPA)

The Community Mobilization Prince Albert (CMPA) approach (also known as the Hub Model) is a multi-agency team focused on crime prevention. This risk-driven, collaborative community intervention is...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families
Topic: Hubs/situation tables, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Red Path – Living Without Violence

The Red Path – Living Without Violence program provides community-based, culturally appropriate treatment and preventative services for First Nations members convicted of domestic violence assault...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Families
Topic: Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is a parenting program that gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them confidently manage their children’s behaviours and build strong...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Families
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Turnabout

Turnabout is a Manitoba-wide integrated response to children under the age of 12 years who have come into contact with the police for actions that may result in charges if they were 12 years or...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Walking the Path Together

The Walking the Path Together (WTPT) project helped develop culturally relevant program resources for child residents of on-reserve shelters that were previously lacking, and established a model for...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Placed out-of-home
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Wellness Court - Northwest Territories

The Wellness Court is an alternative to the conventional court system that focuses on the offender rather than the offence. The court and the supporting program provide intensive supervision and...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64), Seniors (65 and older)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Recidivism
Implementation location: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

WITS Primary Program

The WITS Primary Program is a community-based, school wide intervention that brings together schools, families, children, and communities to prevent bullying and peer victimization. The WITS acronym...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Bullying/cyberbullying
Implementation location: British Columbia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Working Together for a Common Purpose (Ikajuqtigiinniq)

The Government of Nunavut, in partnership with schools and local District Education Councils, the Department of Health, the RCMP, and community wellness organizations, are implementing the Working...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Nunavut
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Wraparound

Wraparound is an intensive, individualized care management program designed for youth with serious or complex emotional and/or behavioural problems. It is designed to prevent fragmentation and ‘gaps’...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Diversion Model: Extrajudicial Sanctions

The youth diversion program has existed in NB since 1984. In 2014, the New Brunswick youth diversion model, Extrajudicial Sanctions (EJS), was redesigned to provide effective, efficient and timely...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Recidivism
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Inclusion Program (YIP)

The Youth Inclusion Program (YIP) is a neighbourhood-based initiative that aims to reduce youth crime and antisocial behaviour by creating a safe place where youth can go to learn new skills, take...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Leadership and Resilience Program

Youth from the Kainai (Blood) Reserve live in a community with some challenges, including poverty, drugs, alcohol abuse, and violence. These can be multi-generational issues which place some youth at...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Leading in a Good Way (Oshkiiwaadizag Mino Niigaaniiwad)

Youth Leading in a Good Way (Oshkiiwaadizag Mino Niigaaniiwad) is a program implemented by the West Region Child and Family Services (WRCFS) in partnership with the First Nations Inuit Health Branch...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Placed out-of-home
Topic: Academic issues, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Violence Reduction Partnership (YVRP)

The Youth Violence Reduction Partnership (YVRP) – also known as the Philadelphia Youth Violence Reduction Partnership when it was the first initiative that was launched in 1999 by the Philadelphia...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism
Implementation location: Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM
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