Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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"Immigrant friendly" work environments
This research project was solicited by the New Canadian Centre of Peterborough (NCCP) in order to determine if and to what extent employers and workplaces are immigrant friendly in the City of Peterborough. This particular research will aid in providing current information and recommendations which will direct and inform the current employment counsellor [sic] at the NCCP as to what new innovations and connections must be built., Acronyms -- Executive summary -- 1.0 Background information. 1.1 The changing face of Canada. 1.2 The Peterborough labor market -- 2.0 Research goals and objectives. 2.1 A bit about the host: The New Canadian Center of Peterborough. 2.2 Peterborough's immigrant population -- 3.0 Methodology. 3.1 Conceptual framework. 3.2 The evaluator's role. 3.3 Ethical considerations. 3.4 Research design. 3.5 Literature review. 3.6 Interviews. 3.7 Attendance of applicable community events. 3.8 Survey -- 4.0 Findings. 4.1 Semi-standardized interviews with clients of the NCCP. 4.2 Semi-standardized interviews with employment agencies. 4.3 Survey findings. 4.4 Employers' suggestions for new Canadians seeking work. 4.5 Barriers to employment. 4.6 Programs currently in operation. 4.7 Programs in the near future -- 5.0 Discussion. 5.1 Immigrant friendliness as a criterion. 5.2 Immigrant friendliness of the Peterborough labour market. 5.3 Assumptions and presumptions inhibiting immigrant friendliness. 5.4 Communication and connection. 5.5 Government requirements and incentives. 5.6 Community research focus -- 6.0 Recommendations. 6.1 Better coordination between stakeholders in the local labour market. 6.2 Employer marketing of the necessity for immigrant friendliness. 6.3 More emphasis in personal networks for employment assistance. 6.2 [sic] Building a sense of community. 6.3 [sic] Further research -- 7.0 Conclusions -- References -- Appendices., by Xochilt Hernandez and Emma Taillefer., Completion Date: April 2010., Completed for: New Canadian Centre; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., IDST 422, Assessment of Development Projects.
Environmental scan of agencies and services for the ageing
Long term care. Glossary of terms. LTC frequently asked questions. About long term care. Central East CCAC LTC homes: Peterborough. Central East CCAC LTC homes: Lindsay. Central East CCAC LTC homes: Port Hope. Standards of care and residents' rights. LTC home inspection findings. Long term care home checklist. How to make a complaint. Community care access center brochure -- Community care. Things to consider. Who to contact for information. Community support services. Finding a care provider. Organization and services. Map directory of LTC homes. Further reference and thank you., by Krystal Brideau and Ann-Marie Harris., Date of Project Submission: December, 2010., Completed for: Peterborough Communication Support Systems; Supervising Professor: Deanne McArthur, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., NURS 3020H, Community Health Nursing Care.
An evaluation of Ontario's Mandatory Charge Policy
The following is an evaluation of Ontario's Mandatory Charge Policy (OMCP) in Peterborough. It was conducted from November 2009 to April 2010, as a research project by two fourth year students from the International Development Studies class IDST 422: Assessment of Development Projects at Trent University for the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service (PLCPS), and facilitated by the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education (TCCBE)., Executive summary -- Table of contents -- Background information concerning the policy. Origin of the policy. Goals of the policy. Who's involved in the policy? -- Description of the evaluation study. Purpose of the evaluation. Evaluation design -- Findings. Police interviews. Victim interviews. Community service agency interviews. Observational findings. Quantitative analysis -- Discussion of findings. Effectiveness of OMCP. Unintended consequences. Community services and victims involved in OMCP -- Costs and benefits. Costs. Benefits -- Conclusions and recommendations & options. Conclusions. Recommendations & options regarding OMCP. Recommendations for future research -- References -- Appendices. Appendix A: Semi-structured interview schedules. Appendix B: Quantitative variables and possible data values., by Rachael Edge and Andrew Skinner., Completion Date: April 2010., Completed for: Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service, The Victim Services Unit; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., IDST 422, Assessment of Development Projects.
A history of the Women's Health Care Centre
Introduction, Vision & Objectives -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Personal comments -- References -- Appendix A: Letter to ethics committee -- Appendix B: Participant consent form -- Appendix C: Interview questions., by Claire Hanlon., Completion Date: April 2010., Complete for: Women's Health Care Centre; Supervising Professor: Ann MacLeod, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 15)., NURS 302H, Community Health Nursing Care.
An evaluation of a youth literacy program
The Stay in School High School Program (SISHS Program) is a recent pilot project of the Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough. It is designed to offer youth that are struggling in high school with academic and/or social issues an alternative learning environment with personal one-to-one tutoring and support to achieve the student's academic goals., Executive summary. Recommendations -- Introduction -- Background -- Methodology. Methodological approach. Participant observation. Interviews. Limitations -- Findings-discussion-recommendations. Introduction. Section 1: Attendance. Strengths of attendance. Challenges with attendance. Incentives as a suggestion to help with attendance. Relationships as a form of retention. Discussion. Re-cap -- Section 2: Tutor/participant relationships. One-to-one tutoring. Multiple tutors for one student. Learning disabilities. Goals. Discussion. Re-cap -- Section 3: Training. Discussion. Re-cap -- A need in the community -- Section 4: Structural. Suggestions for more days and hours a week. Time commitment. Money. Room size. Organization and communication. Discussion. Re-cap -- Conclusion -- Strengths and challenges -- Recommendations -- References -- Appendix., by Amber Schuler and Bethany Robinson (nee Martin)., Completion Date: April 2010., Completed for: The Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 422, Assessment of Development Projects.
Conversation circle leader
by Sebastian Cosgrove., Date of Project Completion: March 2009., Completed for: New Canadian Centre; Supervising Professor: Yves Thomas, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., FREN 495.
Settlement symposium planning with the New Canadians Centre of Peterborough
The report for the new Canadians' Centre of Peterborough (NCCP) deals with the perceived need for, and desire of, the agency to hold a symposium that would help to bridge the gap between newcomer's needs and the ability of service providers in Peterborough to deal with Newcomer issues., Introduction -- Section I: New Canadian Centre, Peterborough (NCCP) -- Section II: Methodology -- Section III: Funding sources -- Section IV: Past local and regional symposiums/workshops -- Section V: Focus group feedback and potential community partners -- Section VI: Anticipated structure of the settlement symposium -- Section VII: Canadian multicultural and immigration policy -- Section VIII: Class feedback and recommendations -- Section IX: Personal reflections: Benefits and barriers -- Section X: Closing remarks -- Appendix -- References/Resources., Richard Webster., Completed for: Professor Jessa Chupik, Trent University ; TCCBE., Includes: final report; bibliography., Includes bibliography (p. 37)., Political Studies, POST 477
Peterborough's designated heritage properties
This report will describe the project [sic] i completed as my contribution to laying the groundwork of the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy. The documented information of heritage and historically designated buildings in the City of Peterborough, Ontario was the step I contributed towards this detailed project., By Elizabeth Eberhardt. --, ERSC 384H: Community Research Placement.
Correlation between hunger and the lack of affordable housing in Peterborough City/County
By: Diane Greening and Lisa Rollin. --, Includes bibliographic references.
Growing food security in Peterborough, Ontario
Introduction -- Case studies. 1. Toronto urban farm. 2. Farmstart McVean New Farmers project. 3. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School edible school yard project. 4. The Stop. 5. Kinsman Neighbourhood Farm. 6. Ohio City farm. 7. Growing Power projects -- General themes in literature. Urban agriculture. Land selection. Funding. Infrastructure and resources. Labour recruitment. Partnerships. The role of schools. Guiding principles -- A potential Peterborough project: Partnerships with Fleming College and Trent University -- Other projects -- Works cited., C. Mondoux & A. Griffith. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Peterborough sex trade worker outreach program
by Rebecca Olscher., Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Completed for: Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service; Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., FRSC 4890Y.
English as a second language service audit
by Chanel Christophe and Natalie Guttormsson., Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Completed for: Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration (PPCII); Supervising Progressor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Eduction., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 4200Y.

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