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About the Digital Connections Hub

The Digital Connections Hub presents evidence-based child welfare research and resources related to COVID-19 and other potential health crises. It facilitates easy access to resources for children and youth, service providers, families and caregivers, governments, and the general public who share a concern for children in care and the wellbeing of children and youth in general.

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June 16, 2022

Take Up Space, You Matter!: Fostering (Re)Connection After the Pandemic through Trauma-Informed Community Arts Programming

Project Summary: This project seeks to research the impacts of trauma-informed arts-based engagements in dance, music and skateboarding on youth’s mental health and wellbeing. This project responds directly to the impacts of isolation and anxiety youth have been experiencing during COVID-19 through trauma-sensitive engagements which will be shaped to increase self-regulation and build healthy relationships. […]

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June 16, 2022

Communities Building Youth Futures (CBYF)

Project Summary: Communities Building Youth Futures is a pan-Canadian project to develop collective impact and system-wide solutions for youth as they build and act upon plans for their future. A primary goal for engaging youth, aged 15 to 30, facing barriers to education and employment, is to develop strategies that enable young people to be […]

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Nathalie Reid, PhD
Phone: 306-585-4543

CTRC, University of Regina
Phone: 306-585-4723; Email: