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Canadian Excellence

Past Projects



SIRG believes in the benefits of collaborative work with community members and the use of research in understanding community needs and developing, evaluating and enhancing social service programming. The following are past research projects done in collaboration with community organizations:

2012

Wilmot Family Resource Centre

Survivor Engagement Project

Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre

Mental Health Navigator Project Evaluation

Santé en Français, St. John's Newfoundland

Program Evaluation

Catholic Family Services, Peel Region

Evaluation of Francophone VAW Project

Grand River Community Health Centre, Brantford ON

Organizational development and needs assessment

Women Forum Central West Region of Ontario

Symposium for the Violence Against Women Forum Central West Region of Ontario

Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region, Kitchener, Ontario

Outcome evaluation relative to interventions with child witnesses of domestic violence

Ministry of Community and Social Services

Research on harm reduction and women's shelters

2011

Abrigo Centre (Toronto, Ontario)

       Organizational development in the face of diversity

       Documentary on twenty year retrospective on the Abrigo Centre

Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre

       Client satisfaction report on health services

Mosaic Counselling Services

       Evaluation of the Maternal Depression Project (P.I.: Ginette Lafrenière)

Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region (2009-2011)

Enhancing Service Delivery for Shelter and Outreach Programs


2010

Lutherwood Family Counselling Centre

Understanding diversity in clinical settings

Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region

Research on the coping strategies of survivors’ who have left the shelter system

Astley Family Foundation

Environmental Scan of Youth 12-18 Years of Age Living in the Region of Waterloo

Kitchener-Waterloo Independent Living Centre

Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre

Client Satisfaction Survey of Primary Health Care Services

WLU Faculty of Social Work (2009 - 2010)


      Understanding integenerational activism in two mid-sized universities in Ontario

      (P.I.: Ginette Lafrenière)

Planned Parenthood of Waterloo Region (2009 - 2010)

      Outcome evaluation of a sexual health project for Afghani and Sudanese

      women living in the Region of Waterloo (P.I.: Ginette Lafrenière)

Ministry of Community and Social Services (2009 - 2010)

Needs Assessment for Survivors and Perpetrators of Domestic Violence, Central West Region of Ontario. (In partnership with KW Counselling.)

2009


Health Connect Counselling Partners

       Evaluation of the HCCP in its current form as well as arguments for future

          directions

Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation

       Mapping of newcomer organizations in Kitchener-Waterloo


Ministry of Community and Social Services (2007 - 2009)


       Needs assessment in gaps in services for domestic assault survivors and

          perpetrators in partnership with the Domestic Assault Review Team of

          Waterloo Region

2008


KW Community Foundation

Organizational Change and Diversity


2007

Ministry of Community and Social Services

Needs Assessment for Survivors and Perpetrators of Domestic Violence, Waterloo Region (in partnership with Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region and the Domestic Assault Review Team)


2006


University Gaston Berger in St. Louis, Senegal, West Africa

       Partnership between Faculty of Social Work and West Africa

2005

Health Canada

       Project Access - Contexts of best practices for health and social service

          providers working with survivors of war, torture and organized violence

       Research and training project in partnership with the Centre de Santé

          Communautaire de Hamilton et Welland

2003 – 2012 (Ongoing)

Healing of the Seven Generations

       Research aimed at exploring the strategic planning initiatives for a

       community based Aboriginal residential survivor and intergenerational healing project

2003

Huron County Business Development Corporation

       Community development projects with the Diversity Matters Project

       Research study relative to the integration of New Canadians in rural areas

       within Southwestern Ontario