Community programs

Community programs

Developing support programmes in rural and under-served areas

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English
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Paulette LeBlanc
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes the steps undertaken to create a body image resource centre in Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Provides recommendations for creating support programs.

Taking action: mobilizing communities to provide recreation for women on low incomes

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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
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Wendy Frisby
Fearon Blair
Therese Dorer
Larena Hill
Jennifer Fenton
Bryna Kopelow
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a research project that studied the factors that influence whether action is taken in a community to increase poor women's access to community recreation.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Rethinking domestic violence: a training process for community activists

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Raising Voices
Publication Date: 
2004
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Washington, D.C.

Presents a tool for strengthening the capacity of a wide range of community members to prevent domestic violence. Provides a series of training sessions that can be used individually or as a part of a longer process to help participants think about, discuss and take action to prevent domestic violence.

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ISBN 9970893009

Best bets: body image programs overview

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State government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service
Publication Date: 
2002
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Melbourne, Australia

Discusses the relationship between body image, self esteem and mental health. Suggests programs that can assist adolescents and all community members increase body satisfaction.

Building inclusive communities tip tool: how to ensure that your organization includes everyone...

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English
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Rabia Khedr
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Ethno Racial People with Disabilities Coalition of Ontario
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides organizations and community groups with information about disability-related access and cultural accommodations to assist with the development of programs, strategies, outreach initiatives and the delivery of events that are welcoming and inclusive of ethnoracial people with disabilities.

Federally sentenced women on conditional release: a survey of community supervisors

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English
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Lana E. Hoffman
Moira A. Law
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Correctional Services of Canada
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores services needed and used by Federally Sentenced Women (FSW)once released into the community. Survey information was gathered from community supervisors concerning several aspects of the FSW's life in the community including community supervision process, programs/services which currently exist and are being used by FSW such as substance abuse programs or anger management classes, and community program/services which are recommended for FSW in the future. Existing programs were examined for variety, type, funding and utilization of these programs. Concludes with recommendations for programming based on survey findings.

Network: community-based distribution

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Family Health International
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Family Health International
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Examines how community-based distribution programs take contraceptive methods to people where they live, rather than requiring people to visit clinics or other locations for services.

The new girls' movement: implications for youth programs

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English
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Paper
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MS. Foundation for Women
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Presents the key findings from this participatory evaluation project and identifies vital indicators and critical components of effective girls' programs.

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WOMI.M74 2001

On the move: increasing participation of girls and women in physical activity and sport: a handbook

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English
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Paper
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Jennifer Fenton
Bryna Kopelow
Claudia Viviani
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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a handbook designed to help encourage non-active teenage women to participate in fun-filled, supportive, low skill level team recreational activity.

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WOMI.P76 1994

Summary of findings: survey of projects funded by the community action initiatives program tobacco demand reduction strategy

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Women's Health Clinic
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides a summary of findings on a survey of projects funded by the community action initiatives program tobacco demand reduction strategy.

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SMOK.W66 1997
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