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Summary of Proceedings: In collaboration with partners and individuals from the African immigrant community, the Health and Immigration Policies and Practices (HiPP) Research Unit at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, convened a meeting of diverse stakeholders to deliberate on...
Parenting practices are known predictors of child health and social outcomes. Yet very little is known about the parenting practices of African immigrants in Canada and their impact on child health and wellbeing, including mental health. This dearth of knowledge exists despite widespread...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2018. The study builds on two exploratory community-based, participatory research (CBPR) projects with Syrian refugees. Guided by CBPR, and using ethnographic data collection and analysis methods, we examine the psychosocial adaption and integration of 8 diverse Syrian refugee...
This project explores the use of a train-the-trainer model with a local Syrian community to build the community’s capacity to support the mental wellbeing among Syrian refugees. This project aims to answer the following questions: 1. What psychosocial challenges and needs do different Syrian...
Restorative Storytelling: A Pilot Project Exploring Testimonies of Survivors of the Genocide Against Tutsi of RwandaDownload
Healing after genocide is a multi- dimensional and complex process, yet finding truth and justice are often seen as fundamental to healing processes. “Ubuhamya” refers to a narrative testimony of one’s lived experience, which is viewed as an important educational tool, as well as a mechanism for...