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June 16, 2022

Alliance Against Violence and Adversity (AVA): Health and Social Services Research Training Platform for System and Population Transformations in Girls and Women’s Health

Project Summary: The AVA Health Research Training Platform is located at the University of Calgary, on the traditional territory of the Treaty 7 peoples who include the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Piikani and Kainai First Nations), Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Stoney Nakoda (Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations). The land is also the traditional home […]

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June 16, 2022

Conducting a Pan-Canadian Knowledge Synthesis of Trauma-Informed Best Practices in Education

Project Summary: Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Education has named mental health and well-being as a pillar in both their Interim and 10-year Education Plans. Recent Research highlights educators’ repeated requests for support in relation to trauma-informed/sensitive ways of being in order to support themselves and their students. Important downstream benefits exist for students when teachers are […]

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June 14, 2022

Celebrate Pride! With CTRC

Canada recognises Pride Month in June. As we remember the history, the hardships, and the progress made by LGBTQ2S+ communities, we also celebrate diversity. The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced existing social, economic, and health inequities within LGBTQ2S+ communities. Canada has a disproportionately high rate of LGBTQ2S+ children involved in child welfare. It is essential to […]

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February 24, 2022

Perspectives from the Field: A Teacher’s Take on the Continuous Challenges of COVID-19

With final exams for most high school students concluding last month, members of the CTRC team sat down with a secondary school teacher from within the Regina area to discuss the difficulties students and teachers have experienced due to continuous uncertainty from COVID-19; specifically the “5th wave” caused by the Omicron variant. Although it seems […]

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February 14, 2022

Adolescent Dating Violence in Canada: “Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month”

In February, many month-long observances have been created to bring attention to issues and inequities faced past and present by marginalised groups. Two examples of this include Aboriginal Storytelling Month, celebrated in Saskatchewan, and Black History Month which is celebrated across North America. These observances make information, experiences, art, music, and other resources readily available […]

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January 14, 2022

Building a Facilitator Community to Create a Microcredential in Trauma-Informed/Sensitive Pedagogies and Practices in Support of Educator and Student Mental Health

Project Dates: January – September 2022 Context: Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Education has named mental health and well-being as a pillar in both their interim and 10-year Education Plans. Findings from the University of Regina’s Drs. Jerome Cranston and Nathalie Reid’s research Understanding Emotional Impacts of COVID-19 on Teachers, Administrators, and Professional School Staff highlights educators’ repeated […]

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For information with regards to possible partnership, research collaboration, and/or sponsorship opportunities, please contact us:
Nathalie Reid, PhD
Phone: 306-585-4543
CTRC, University of Regina
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