Publications and Reports

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Research Summary - What We Know and Don’t Know About Risk Assessment with Offenders of Indigenous Heritage The purpose of this paper is to discuss the applicability of structured risk assessment scales with Indigenous offenders. This includes a brief overview of risk assessment and possible reasons why we may or may not expect risk scales to perform the same or differently with Indigenous offenders. 2017-08-08
What We Know and Don’t Know About Risk Assessment with Offenders of Indigenous Heritage The purpose of this paper is to discuss the applicability of structured risk assessment scales with Indigenous offenders. This includes a brief overview of risk assessment and possible reasons why we may or may not expect risk scales to perform the same or differently with Indigenous offenders. 2017-08-08
Marginalized: The Aboriginal Women's experience in Federal Corrections Marginalized: The Aboriginal Women's experience in Federal Corrections 2012-05-23
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and the Criminal Justice System The purpose of this bibliography is to provide sources of research and documentation that focus on justice and medical related issues as they pertain to FASD. 2010-07-20
Soccer Moms are Part of the Solution "A Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Volunteer-Based Gang Prevention Initiative" The research presented here begins with a case study of community mobilization that took place in Edmonton, Alberta in 2008. 2009-12-01
Common Ground - An Examination of Similarities between Black & Aboriginal Communities Common Ground - An Examination of Similarities between Black & Aboriginal Communities 2009-11-26
Community Mobilisation Dialogue with Aboriginal Communities The objective of the gatherings was to dialogue with a cross section of First Nations (Ojibwe, Mi'kmaq, Dene, Blackfoot and Kwakitutl) and urban Aboriginal groups about community mobilisation - how it is approached within their regions, the cultural context, and the impact that traditional and cultural approaches have on community mobilisation. A number of common themes were identified. 2009-11-01
The History, Lessons And Observations Of Waseskun Healing Center, A Successful Therapeutic Healing Community This study of the Waseskun Healing Center, encouraged by CSC's recent attempts to translate the Healing Lodge's principles and teachings into the mainstream penitentiary system, set out to examine the workings of Waseskun in order to determine what makes a successful therapeutic healing community. 2008-06-11
The Community Solution to Gang Violence: A Collaborative Community Process and Evaluation Framework This paper provides a model for viewing the work of comprehensive community initiatives, details the process and practice involved in mobilizing and engaging the community to address the issue of gangs, and outlines the evaluation framework used to measure the effectiveness and impact of a community-based and driven approach to prevent youth involvement in gangs. 2007-10-12
An Evaluation of the Mamowichihitowin Community Wellness Program The purpose of this research project was to conduct the first phase of an evaluation of the Mamowichihitowin Community Wellness Program (MCWP) located in Hinton, Alberta. 2007-08-16
A Matter of Faith: a Gathering of Aboriginal Christians This report presents a selection of the wide-ranging views put forward at the Gathering. 2007-05-29
An Investigation into the Formation and Recruitment Processes of Aboriginal Gangs in Western Canada This report provides a brief literature review of current gang research, including the incorporation of information from documents produced by agencies that work with gang-involved youth. 2007-03-19
Spousal Abuse Counseling Program - Rankin Inlet Manual for Counselors This manual should be considered a tool to be used to guide the counselor in the delivery of group counseling. 2006-10-27
Biidaaban: The Mnjikaning community healing model The purpose of this research, therefore, is to provide a holistic picture of Biidaaban, the Mnjikaning Community Healing Strategy, in Mnjikaning First Nation that includes a description of the community, its healing process and its value to the community 2003-12-01
Mapping The Healing Journey The final report of a First Nation Research Project on Healing in Canadian Aboriginal Communities 2002-12-01
Choices and consequences - Offenders as a Resource For Crime Prevention What follows is a collection of thoughts on the topic of how Aboriginal offenders may offer their talents to keep young people from coming into conflict with the justice system. It includes background work that has been done in this area as well as descriptions of some fine programs that no longer exist and one that continues. 2002-12-01
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Hollow Water's Community Holistic Circle Healing Process A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Hollow Water's Community Holistic Circle Healing Process 2001-12-01
The Four Circles of Hollow Water The purpose of this collection is to explore the Hollow Water experience; to see the community in the context of its culture and of Canadian society as a whole; to hear what others have to say about them, and what they have to say about themselves. 1997-12-01
At the Time of Disclosure a Manual for Front-Line Community Workers Dealing with Sexual Abuse Disclosures in Aboriginal Communities This manual has been developed to assist front-line community workers, especially those in aboriginal communities, deal more effectively with issues around sexual abuse disclosures. 1997-12-01
Examining Aboriginal Corrections in Canada This document provides information gathered though surveys, analyses of quantitative data and a review of current literature and research about the state of aboriginal corrections. 1996-12-01
Conquest By Law I offer the original manuscript in the spirit in which it was written: an account of the original aboriginal justice system and what happened when white men arrived with their laws and guns. It will hopefully serve as a useful reference and an account of a shameful part of Canadian history, the record of the pain and injustice that was suffered by the First Nations. 1994-12-01
Understanding The Role of Healing in Aboriginal Communities The report attempts to develop a common understanding of "healing" among Aboriginal community members and non-Aboriginal government representatives. 1994-12-01
Selected Urban Aboriginal Correctional Programs In Canada: A Program Review This is a descriptive report on seven selected urban Aboriginal correctional programs in Canada, chosen to provide an overview of the range of programs and services in the area. 1994-12-01
Community Development & Research This report is the result of an intensive, two-day session held in August, 1994. 1994-12-01
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