Applied Research Projects

Continuous Quality Improvement – The Michener Institute

September 2015 – October 2016

Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) Priority Sort – University of Toronto

March – May 2014

Review of OrgWise – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

February – March 2014

Planning for a Performance Measurement System – Status of Women Canada

February 2013 – March 2013

Peer Review Guidelines for Population Health Intervention Research – Canadian Institute for Health Research

July – December 2012

Psychotherapy Practice Guideline Consultations – Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)

July 2012 – October 2012

Development of Quality of Life Indicators to Measure the Impact of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

February – October 2012

Youth Consultation for Connecting Youth with Nature program – David Suzuki Foundation

March – July 2012

IP-COMPASS Manitoba Pilot – Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)

January – March 2011

Propel Stakeholder Interviews – Propel Centre for Population Health Impact

February – March 2011

Comparative Analysis of Three Models of Healthy Babies Healthy Children Home Visiting – Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)

January – October 2010

IP-COMPASS Framework Development and Pilot Testing – University of Toronto

August 2009 – September 2010

Characteristics of Companies that Train Apprentices – Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF)

April – August 2010

Provincial Capacity Building Study – Ontario Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs (MAA)

October – November 2009

Jurisdictional Review of Wraparound Approaches to Aboriginal Education – Ontario Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs (MAA)

January – May 2009

Literature Review for the Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) – Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

February – May 2009

Inventory of Performance Measures and Data Sources related to Aboriginal Affairs in Ontario – Ontario Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs (MAA)

December 2008 – March 2009

Analytical Support for the National Survey of the Work and Health of Nurses (NSWHN) 2005 – Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

May 2008 – March 2009

Document Review for the Evaluation of the Active Communities Initiative – Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

December 2008 – March 2009

Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) Literature Review – Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

August 2008 – January 2009

Research Capacity Building: Literature Review – Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

December 2008

Pilot Test of the Continuing Competence Program – Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)

Phase I: July – November 2004; Phase II: May – September 2008

Support for the Evaluation of the Employment Insurance (EI) Premium Reduction Program (PRP) – Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)

December 2007 – May 2008

Literature Review on Homegrown Journeypersons and Productivity – Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF)

March – May 2008

Research into Theory of Change Models for Community Interventions – Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

January – March 2008

Student Recruitment: Benchmarking Success – Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)

May – August 2007

Literacy Education: Identifying Effective Strategies – Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)

May – July 2007

Employee Learning in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises – Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)

September 2006 – July 2007

Review of Evaluations of Horizontal Initiatives – Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)

December 2006 – May 2007

A Study of the Impact of Workplace-Supported Literacy and Essential Skills Enhancement in Small and Medium Sized Businesses – Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)

September 2006 – April 2007

Provincial and Territorial Essential Skills Initiatives 2007: Inventory and Case Studies – Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)

January – April 2007

Study of Housing Options on Discharge from Correctional Facilities – Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

December 2005 – October 2006

What Works: Effective Policies and Programs for Homeless Youth – Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)

March – August 2006

What Works: Effective Policies and Programs for Inclusion of People with Low Levels of Literacy in Canada – Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)

March – July 2006

Development of a Research Agenda for the Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP) – Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)

January – April 2006

Review of Advocacy Services for Vulnerable Populations in Ontario – Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)

January 2005 – January 2006

What Contributes to Workplace Safety Performance?: Review of WSIB’s WorkWell Program – Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

December 2004 – December 2005

Best Practices in Substance Abuse Prevention: Focus on Youth – Health Canada

February – April 2005

Research on In-Kind Benefits and Services Aimed at Improving Child Outcomes Available to Low-Income Families in Canada – Social Development Canada (SDC)

September 2003 – September 2004

Staff Competence Surveys – High Performing Teams

December 2003 – March 2004

Logic Model for the Campaign 2 Control Cancer (C2CC) – National Cancer Leadership Forum

2003

Inventory of Aboriginal Community/Restorative Justice Programs – Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS)

December 2002 – February 2003