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Created Date Thursday, 18 February 2016
Modified Date Thursday, 18 February 2016
Filesize 330 Kilobytes

2007 Gambling Among Youth

 

Title:Gambling among Alberta youth: the Alberta youth experience survey 2005.
Corporate Author: Alberta Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission (AADAC)
Subject:Health issues - gambling addictions|split|Youth - general
Publisher:Government of Alberta
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2007
Abstract:

This report is developed from The Alberta Youth Experience Survey (TAYES) 2005 and presents survey results related to gambling behaviour among Alberta adolescents in grades 7 through 12. The analysis includes estimates of gambling among youth and harm experienced as a result of their gambling, a discussion of associated demographic characteristics, and risk and protective factors.

Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Thursday, 26 November 2015
Filesize 561 Kilobytes

2002 October The Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Centred Prairie Communities (Measuring the Social Health of Edmonton Youth) - Edmonton Site Stage One Research Report

 

Title:The centre of excellence for child and youth centred prairie communities: Edmonton-Site : stage one research report.
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Youth - general
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2002
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Filesize 839 Kilobytes

1996 February Youth Service Canada Youthworks II Project Final Repor

Title:Youth service Canada : youthworks II project : final report.
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Youth - programs, services|split|Indigenous peoples - programs, services
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1996
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 13 August 2015
Filesize 1.68 Megabytes

1994 January The Other Chlid Welfare Manual - A Teenagers Guide to Child Welfare in Alberta

Title:The other child welfare manual : a teenager's guide to child welfare in Alberta.
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Youth - programs, services
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1994
Language:English
Material Type:Handbook

Created Date Thursday, 23 July 2015
Filesize 248 Kilobytes

1994 February Press Release Income Supports for 16 and 17 Year Olds

Created Date Thursday, 09 July 2015
Filesize 1.49 Megabytes

1991 February Teen Sexuality in Edmonton

Title:Teen sexuality in Edmonton
Corporate Author: The Committee on Teenage Sexuality
Subject:youth - sexuality
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1991
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 19 March 2015
Filesize 1.65 Megabytes

1985 August Youth Initiatives Project

 

Title:Youth initiatives project: report from prairie provinces and the northwest territories.
Author(s):Faid, Peter|split|Hagerty, Meg|split|Lowe, Graham
Subject:Youth - general
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1985
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Thursday, 19 March 2015
Filesize 493 Kilobytes

1984 April An Assessment of the Need for Community Programs For Young People in West Jasper Place

 

Title:An assessment of the need for community programs for young people in West Jasper Place
Author(s):Prokopiw, Sandy

Subject:Youth - programs, services
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1984
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Modified Date Thursday, 04 May 2017
Filesize 275 Kilobytes

1970 June Services in Edmonton for Transient Youth

 

Title:Services in Edmonton for transient youth
Corporate Author: Welfare Information Service
Subject:Youth - programs, services
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1970
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 544 Kilobytes

1962 September Report of the Boysdale Camp Study Committee

 

Title:Report of the Boysdale Camp study committee
Corporate Author: Council of Community Services of Edmonton and District
Subject:Youth - general|split|Program evaluation - general
Publisher:Council of Community Services of Edmonton and District
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1962
Language:English

Material Type:Report


Created Date Thursday, 16 October 2014
Filesize 1.37 Megabytes

1961 October North East Edmonton Young People - Study of Their Leisure Time Needs and Services and Their Values Ideals Ethical Beliefs

Title:North east Edmonton young people : a study of their leisure time needs and services and their values, ideals, and ethical beliefs : interim report.
Corporate Author: Council of Community Services of Edmonton and District
Publisher:Council of Community Services of Edmonton and District
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1961
Language:English
 Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 16 October 2014
Filesize 4.74 Megabytes

1961 February Information Concerning the Youth Services Division of the Edmonton Council of Community Services

Title:Information concerning the youth services division of the Edmonton Council of Community Services
Corporate Author: Edmonton Council of Community Services
Subject:Youth - programs, services Youth
Publisher:Edmonton Council of Community Services
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1961
Language:English
 Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 06 October 2011
Filesize 845 Kilobytes

2011 Resource Binder

Title:Resource binder
Author(s):Buchynski, Dawn|split|Bardley, Jess
Subject:youth - sexuality
Publisher:Equality Revolution for Youth Association
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2011
Abstract:

A collection of resources for LGBTTIQ youth in the Edmonton community, and for those who work with them.

Language:English
Material Type:Information Package

Created Date Thursday, 06 October 2011
Filesize 191 Kilobytes

2011 Street Involved Youth

Title:Impacts of a peer support program for street involved youth
Author(s):Currie, Cheryl L.|split|LaBoucane-Benson, Patti
Citation:Published in "Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health" (Vol. 9, Issue 1)
Subject:Housing - temporary, emergency, homelessness|split|Youth - programs, services|split|Poverty - specified groups|split|Indigenous peoples - inner city
Publisher:Native Counselling Services of Alberta
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2011
Abstract:

Homelessness is a growing problem in urban centres. The well-documented overrepresentation of Aboriginal peoples among the homeless in Canada makes it a particularly relevant issue for this population. Some of the most vulnerable homeless are youth who are at special risk for gang recruitment, prostitution, and exploitation. The Links program began in 2005 as a three-year project bringing street-involved youth and university students together to increase understanding, foster supportive relationships, and enhance the knowledge and skills of each group. Emphasis was placed on recruiting Aboriginal youth to the program. As a result 50% of street-involved youth who took part identified as Aboriginal. Qualitative evaluation data were collected via surveys, written assignments, and in-person interviews. Findings suggest the program created intense bonds between students and youth. Stereotypes were identified and broken down and youth were empowered to broaden their perspectives on what they could achieve. Both groups gained knowledge they can use to build a better future for themselves and their communities.

Language:English
Material Type:Article

Created Date Thursday, 06 October 2011
Filesize 1.74 Megabytes

2011 Family Matters

 

Title:Family matters: homeless youth & Eva's Initiative's Family Reconnect program.
Author(s):Winland, Daphne|split|Gaetz, Stephen|split|Patton, Tara
Subject:Housing - temporary, emergency, homelessness|split|Youth - programs, services
Publisher:The Canadian Homelessness Research Network Press
Place of Publication:Toronto
Date of Publication:2011
Abstract:

Young people become homeless largely because of challenges they experience within their families. We know well that conflicts within family - whether related to abuse, mental health, or addictions issues of either young people themselves or other family members – often lead young people to the streets. Because of this, most street youth serving agencies largely ignore the potential role of family members in helping people make the transition to adulthood. There are some exceptions, and one of these is the Family Reconnect program of Eva’s Initiatives in Toronto. In the report, Family Matters, this program is examined to evaluate how reconnecting with family may help some young people avoid long term homelessness. In doing this review, the authors raise some important questions about the Canadian response to youth homelessness. They argue for a rather radical transformation of this response, one that reconsiders the role of strengthened family (and community) relations in preventing and responding to youth homelessness.

Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Monday, 28 June 2010
Filesize 697 Kilobytes

2010 Bullying in Alberta Suggestions for the Future

 

Title:Bullying in Alberta: suggestions for the future.
Author(s):Seymour, Tiffany
Editor:Hoyer, Jennifer
Subject:Children - abuse, prevention|split|Education - planning, policy|split|Social inclusion, exclusion|split|Social issues - social planning, policy
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2010
Abstract:

This report provides an analysis of anti-bullying initiatives in place in Canada, the United States, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Examples of programs commonly used in each country are selected, evaluated and discussed in relation to their appropriateness for use in Canada.

Such an investigation and analysis is important as the Alberta government has been exploring possible anti-bullying legislation, including the recently unsuccessful Bill 206. The Bill was designed to allow increased police involvement in dealing with school bullying and would have effectively restricted an administrator’s options when implementing appropriate disciplinary action for bullies.

A more effective intervention program would encourage school-wide involvement while also encouraging student responsibility and ownership over bullying issues. Each bullying case is unique and thus requires individualized intervention, not the net-widening program proposed by Bill 206.

Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Thursday, 01 October 2009
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Filesize 909 Kilobytes

2009 Youth Gap

 

Title:YouthGAP: the youth gangs alternative project : an exploration of youth gangs in Edmonton.
Author(s):Ambler, Jacalyn|split|Mistry, Kavina
Subject:Youth - general
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2009
Abstract:

The objective of YouthGAP is to detail the current trends of Edmonton gangs and to use that information to support appropriate and effective programs, services and policies.A great deal of information exists about the general phenomenon of youth gangs how they are formed, their activities, and the reasons youths join. As of 2003, there were reported to be 484 youth gangs in Canada with an estimated 6760 members (Wortley & Tanner, 2007). Any youth can be susceptible to youth gang involvement - members are recruited fairly young on average, with an estimated 48% of members under the age of 16. Approximately 25% of youth gang members in Canada are African American and 22% are First Nations, with the remaining 53% composed of various other ethnic groups, including an estimated 18% or more Caucasian members (Mellor et al., 2005).Unfortunately, less specific information is available about the existence and demographics of youth gangs in Edmonton. The first comprehensive survey on youth gang populations in Canada was not conducted until 2002; according to this, Albertas gang activity lags far behind other western provinces(National Crime Prevention Center, 2007, Youth Gangs in Canada). As a result, energies have not been focused on investigating this phenomenon as thoroughly as in other major cities, despite the fact that it remains a major problem in Edmonton. This study draws on existing resources about youth gangs in Canada as well as interviews with representatives of Edmonton service providers working actively with at-risk and gang affiliated youth. There is currently a great deal of work being done by this city's stakeholder groups to understand the youth gang issue and to react to it with appropriate and effective programs, services, and policies.

Language:English
Material Type:Report

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